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  1. The saying goes, “if you don’t have something nice to say…”

    4 June 2019 | Insurance & Health Law

    Employers spend a lot of time and resources investing in their employees, so it is understandable that when there is a breakdown in the employer-employee relationship, emotions can run high. Employers must maintain a high level of professionalism and...

  2. Too sick to see a doctor?

    22 March 2019 | Insurance & Health Law

    An employer has been hit with a massive damages bill after dismissing an employee who had been absent on sick leave for almost 8 months. The employer's decision was taken on the basis that the employee refused to provide up to date medical...

  3. Employer’s texts “back to the dole que for you” and “please don’t come in tmz” did not constitute dismissal

    12 December 2018 | Insurance & Health Law

    The central issue to be determined in this case was whether the Applicant's employment with the Respondent was terminated at the Respondent's initiative. The Respondent denied the Applicant's employment had been terminated and alleged the...

  4. Where does the duty of care of a driver owed to a passenger begin and end?

    14 August 2018 | Insurance & Health Law

    The Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal against a decision which held that the respondent driver was not negligent in failing to apply the brakes when she observed that the appellant passenger was about to leap from the moving vehicle. In Issue Did the...