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  1. Court clarifies that PIPA inapplicable to conditions secondary to dust-related diseases

    14 June 2021 | Insurance & Health Law

    To aid in facilitating the efficient management of dust diseases matters the Court has declared that the Personal Injuries Proceedings Act 2002 (and the requirement for pre-litigation steps) does not apply to personal injury that is or results from a dust-related condition.

  2. The go ahead to combine primary psychiatric and physical whole person impairment assessments resulting from one injury… if one threshold has been met

    9 March 2021 | Insurance & Health Law

    The Tasmanian Full Court of the Supreme Court held by majority that psychiatric and non-psychiatric impairments arising out of the one injury cannot be combined in order to reach a minimum threshold of permanent impairment under s 71 of the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988. Such a...

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