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Meat Worker Awarded $360,000 Damages For Cut Injury

In the case of Keith Louis Tompkins v Kemp Meats Pty Ltd [2013} QDC 184 The Plaintiff, Mr Tompkins suffered a laceration to the tip of his left thumb whilst working as a slaughter man in an abattoir. As a result of the injury, the Plaintiff alleged he had problems working in his occupation as a meat worker as he could not properly grip the meat with his injured hand whilst undertaking his slicing and boning duties...

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Accident Victim Awarded $448,000 Despite Cannabis Abuse

In the case of Schneider v Smith & RACQ Insurance [2016] QSC 047, the Court was faced with determining the impact of accident injuries on the Plaintiff's pre-accident lifestyle and employment against a strenuous argument by the Defendants that the Plaintiff's cannabis abuse was a main cause of any claimed psychiatric condition and loss of earning capacity, and his general "surfer" attitude should reduce any economic loss award...

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Worker's Injury Claim Caused By Defective Equipment Wins $638,000

Darren Verney suffered a back injury in the course of his employment with the Defendant, whilst engaged in the construction of an accommodation village for the Coppabella open cut coal mine west of Mackay. Mr Verney was transporting blue metal in a wheelbarrow when the wheelbarrow suddenly turned over, causing the Mr Verney to lose balance and tumble down an embankment...

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