This case involves an appeal to the Industrial Court of Queensland from a rejection of a worker's claim for workers' compensation by Workcover Queensland, QComp and the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission (QIRC)...Read More
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In the case of Sharon Olive Johnston v QComp (C/2012/2) QIC 4 June 2012 it involved an appeal by a worker to the Queensland Industrial Court from a decision by Workcover Queensland, QComp and the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission to reject her claim for injuries she sustained when she fell on the stairs of her home whilst on her way to her workplace...Read More
Mr Merton sustained injury in work for a local Council & brought a workers compensation claim. Workcare tried to avoid its obligations to the injured worker...Read More
Shane Cumbers was injured when he was assaulted by a co-worker whilst sleeping at the Moranbah mining camp, in the course of his employment at the Moranbah mines. Mr Cumbers brought an application for workers’ compensation for his injuries, which was repeatedly rejected at the insistence of his employer, Civeo. An appeal of his case was brought all the way to the Industrial Court and succeeded...Read More
For those Queensland workers having to deal with workers' compensation insurers when trying to achieve the required 6% DPI assessment for work injuries occurring during the period 15 October 2013 to 30 January 2015, this case may give them a reason to take heart...Read More
The Workers' Compensation & Rehabilitation Act 2003 introduced the 6% impairment threshold for work injury claims. Find out more how this affects you.Read More
Suffered an injury in the course of your work? You may be entitled to claim for workers' compensation. Chat with our lawyers FREE for more information.Read More
Work-related stress anxiety & depression is common & can stem from a single event or over a period of time. Find out more or get a FREE claim assessment.Read More
We have posted some extracts from the Workers' Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 (Queensland) to highlight important provisions...Read More