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  1. Workers' Compensation and COVID-19 Series - Part 5 – Common law liability for employers in the age of COVID-19

    1 June 2020 | Insurance & Health Law

    Our fifth update considers the question of whether an employer in Queensland will be liable to pay damages at common law for contraction of COVID-19 by a worker. In particular, we look at common law liability for the contraction of COVID-19 by a worker...

  2. Workers' Compensation and COVID-19 Series - Part 4 – Psychiatric injuries during the COVID-19 pandemic

    15 May 2020 | Insurance & Health Law

    With the mandatory shut down of offices and workers being required to work from home, new risks have arisen associated with workers developing psychiatric symptoms that may go undetected by employers. The fourth update in our series focuses on the...

  3. Workers’ Compensation and COVID-19 Series - Part 3 – Independent Medical Examinations in the age of COVID-19

    8 May 2020 | Insurance & Health Law

    Medical examinations are a regular and routine part of the workers' compensation environment, both in assessing workers and getting them back to work. The third update in our series focuses on some of the challenges employers and insurers face ...

  4. Workers’ Compensation and COVID-19 series – Part 2 – Entitlement to workers’ compensation for injuries sustained whilst working from home

    30 April 2020 | Insurance & Health Law

    During the COVID-19 crisis, many industries have directed or urged large portions of their workforces to work from home. Our second update considers the question of whether a worker is entitled to statutory workers' compensation payments for an...

  5. Workers’ Compensation and COVID-19 series – Part 1 – Entitlement to workers’ compensation in Queensland for COVID-19

    30 April 2020 | Insurance & Health Law

    Over the next few weeks, we are featuring updates of relevance regarding workers’ compensation and coronavirus for employers and insurers in Queensland. Our first update considers whether a worker in Queensland is or may be entitled to statut...

  6. ‘Sharing is Caring’…or is it?

    20 November 2018 | Insurance & Health Law

    The Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 (‘WCRA’) differentiates between the rights and obligations of an insurer on the one hand and an employer on the other, and restricts the sharing of information between ...

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