Employers Liability Newsletter July 2021

  • Newsletter
  • Published 12.07.2021

Recent Decisions 

Reasonable steps by employer satisfy duty of care for full recovery 
Julie Walker v Top Hut Banoon Pastoral Co Pty Limited trading as Trustee the Wakefield Family Trust; Shear Away Pty Limited v Top Hut Banoon Pastoral Co Pty Limited trading as Trustee the Wakefield Family Trust (NSWDC 2021)

Referrals to a Medical Assessor: Body parts assessed as having no permanent impairment can still be referred for assessment
Shankar v Ceva Logistics (Australia) Pty Limited (NSWPICPD 2021)

Not a happy traveller
Craig v Toll Pty Limited t/as Toll Transport (NSWSC 651 2021)

Senior Appointments

We are delighted to share the following promotions within our Employers Liability team: 

Pradesha Thomas, Partner (NSW)
David Pitt, Partner (QLD)
Angellina Psirakis, Special Counsel (NSW)

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Angellina Psirakis

Special Counsel

P: 02 8257 5762

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John Hick

Consultant

P: 02 8257 5720

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Doug Vorbach

Special Counsel

P: 02 8257 5722

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