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US Court of Appeals departs from Warsaw precedent for mental injury damages

12-10-17 | A US Appeals Court decision has found an air carrier may be liable for mental injuries sustained by passengers that are merely traceable to an accident, deviating from the international legal position.


Federal Court rules penalty rate and holiday pay cuts to stay

11-10-17 | The Federal Court has confirmed the validity of a Fair Work Commission decision made earlier this year, which cut penalty rates and holiday pay across a number of modern awards.


Victorian Self-Insurer Issue 4

10-10-17 | This update looks at the latest legal developments affecting self-insurers and claims agents in Victoria.


Principal contractor and employer escape liability for construction accident

06-10-17 | The Supreme Court decision of Kabic v Workers Compensation Nominal Insurer (No 3) [2017] NSWSC 1281 has provided useful guidance on considerations that are likely to be important in determining the liability of various parties on a construction site, including injured workers, for accidents that occur.


Have you asked the right question before making a summary judgment application?

05-10-17 | The decision of Barrett v Northern Territory of Australia [2017] NTSC 70 has reaffirmed that the applicable principle when making a summary judgment application is whether there is a real or serious question to be tried on the available evidence.


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