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Author: Lydia Hay


Workers’ compensation journey claims when travelling to and from work

Workers’ compensation journey claims when travelling to and from work

There are different compensation schemes in Queensland depending on whether an injury occurred due to a workplace accident or as a result of a motor vehicle accident. Sometimes, a worker may be injured in a road accident while travelling to or from work. This poses the question: “Is it a workers’ compensation claim or a motor vehicle accident claim, or both?”

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Asbestos compensation claims in Queensland

Asbestos compensation claims in Queensland

Asbestos compensation is not limited to people exposed at work. You may have been exposed in the family home, other private dwelling or a public place. However, in this article, we are going to focus on the compensation options for workers who were exposed to asbestos dust and fibres in the course of their employment.

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High Court grants leave to appeal child sexual abuse decision

High Court grants leave to appeal child sexual abuse decision

In 2023, GLJ (a pseudonym) took their case to the High Court of Australia seeking leave to appeal a decision granting a stay of the proceedings in their child sexual abuse case. The High Court granted the appeal, overturning the decision of the New South Wales Court of Appeal.

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