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By Josiah Lee, Hamish Craib
The Court's obligation to ensure a fair trial allows it to exercise discretion to permit expert evidence to be tendered.
By Natasha Fiodoroff, Nathan Hepple
The duty of a contract cleaner is to exercise reasonable care, and reasonable care does not mean perfection is required.
By Iona Sjahadi, Nathan Hepple
This case highlights that employers, although an easy target due to a non-delegable duty of care, are not always liable.
By James Makowiak, Nathan Hepple
If the evidence before the Tribunal is not sufficient to enable it to upset the status quo, the status quo will remain.
By Naomi Adams
Recent case indicates that Tribunal will not accept very late claims, even for psychological injuries.
By Nathan Hepple, Andrew Gulyas
Ongoing physiotherapy was not reasonable medical treatment and his low back condition no longer caused work incapacity.
By Naomi Adams
The Tribunal concluded that both the motivation behind the review and the conduct of the review were reasonable.
By Andrew Gulyas, Chris Murphy
This decision demonstrates that the bar for employers seeking to rely on the exclusions in the SRC Act remains high.
By Rebecca Tloczek, Brett Ablong
In appropriate cases, the Tribunal will accept claims management as a proper purpose for the release of documents.
By Sarah Tempest
Many law firms are over-invested in their current business model and should adapt and evolve to meet their client needs.
By Sarah Tempest
Law firms are failing to address both the needs of their clients as well as the needs of their own millennial talent.
By Iona Sjahadi, Nathan Hepple
Coles owed a duty to properly train the worker, although similar previous cases did not require the supermarket to do so.
By Iona Sjahadi
The court held that a reasonable person in the same position would not have done anything more than it had already done.
By Courtney Alexander, Ruth Slater
The latest Contentious Business Report 2018 contains an important update relevant to the WA Workers' Compensation Scheme.
By Rosan Santangelo, Emily Gibson
This new bill introduces a specific whistleblower protection regime for people who expose misconduct in tax affairs.