Workplace Injuries

 

Recent amendments to the Workers Compensation Act 1987.

The NSW Government has enacted further amendments to the Workers Compensation Act with the aim of giving back to workers some entitlements that were stripped in the harsh amendments that came into effect in 2012. See below link from WIRO outlining the amendments made: http://e.wiro.nsw.gov.au/link/id/zzzz56258c4eb6c29602Pzzzz555a8fcad1f11294/page.html

The NSW Supreme Court of Appeal decides all workers are now limited to 1 lump sum compensation claim

The NSW Supreme Court of Appeal handed down a decision in the matter of Cram Fluid Power Pty Limited v Green [2015] effectively taking a very strict interpretation of the meaning of “only one claim for compensation” as set out in the Workers Compensation Act. This means that any injured worker who has made a […]
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