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  1. Seven Network Found to be 'Employer' of TV Show Contestant

    20 November 2019 | Insurance & Health Law

    The applicant, who was engaged by the Seven Network as a contestant on its program House Rules, established that she was an employee of the Seven Network, following which, it was found her employment was the significant contributing factor giving rise to...

  2. No Contributory Negligence Found for Worker’s Own Exposure to Risk

    20 August 2019 | Insurance & Health Law

    An Employer, Principle Contractor and Supervisor were found to have breached their duty to a worker for failing to prevent a foreseeable and known hazard. No contributory negligence was found against the Worker for placing himself in harm’s way. In...

  3. Work Environments and systems of work: what is safe enough?

    4 June 2019 | Insurance & Health Law

    A labour hire worker succeeded in recovering damages because the NSW Court of Appeal agreed that the low height of a pick slot did cause the back injuries suffered. In Issue Whether a host employer was negligent in requiring a labour hire worker to lift...

  4. No contributory negligence where worker acting within the expectation and interest of employer

    16 May 2019 | Insurance & Health Law

    An employer was found liable for the injuries sustained to a worker who fell whilst travelling on the engine of a vehicle in the course of his work. No contributory negligence was found against the worker. In Issue Whether the worker’s own actions...

  5. Employer’s duty of care in the face of pre-existing conditions

    20 November 2018 | Insurance & Health Law

    An employer was found liable for the injuries sustained to a worker when he exited the employer's delivery truck whilst facing outwards, rather than inwards, although damages were substantially reduced to reflect a pre-existing condition. In Issue...

  6. Employer’s duty of care in the face of pre-existing conditions

    20 November 2018 | Insurance & Health Law

    An employer was found liable for the injuries sustained to a worker when he exited the employer's delivery truck whilst facing outwards, rather than inwards, although damages were substantially reduced ot reflect a pre-existing condition. In Issue...

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