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Calculating pain and suffering payouts in Qld

Understand how pain and suffering payouts are calculated in Queensland. See pain and suffering settlement examples. Read more.

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Liability for labour hire worker transferred pro hac vice to host employer

Parkes v Mt Owen Pty Ltd & Anor [2022] NSWSC 909 The Plaintiff (Mr Parkes) claimed damages for work related injuries suffered at the Glendale …

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Making a Workplace Death Claim in Qld

Understand the Qld death payout amounts recoverable by dependants through the workers’ compensation scheme in Qld.

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Workers compensation payout for shoulder, hip and psychiatric injury

A Qld worker received a payout of $482k for shoulder, hip and psychiatric injuries suffered when catching a 70kg bunch of bananas. Read more.

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WorkCover Permanent Impairment Assessments and Lump Sum Offer Payouts

A step-by-step outline of what happens at the end of a workers comp claim.

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Mine labourer awarded $1.5M for vibration injury

A Qld mine labourer has been awarded $1.5M in damages against WorkCover for white finger syndrome caused by operating loaders 7-9 hours per day, for his employer.

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QCA awards 42 year old care worker $480k for ankle, hip and back injuries

An aged care worker who slipped while showering a patient has been awarded $480k for ankle, hip and back injuries. Read more.

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Supreme Court awards 55 year old haul truck driver $719k for back injury

Case note: Krobath v Thiess Pty Ltd [2018] QSC 309 A 55 year old dump truck operator has successfully sued his employer, Thiess Pty Ltd (the …

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Employer liable for injuries to worker riding pallet jack like a scooter

Compensation for pallet jack accident. A worker has been awarded $800k for injuries he suffered whilst skylarking on a pallet jack in the workplace.

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Fatigue Case | Plaintiff recovers $1.25M in Queensland journey claim

Work related fatigue and driver fatigue poses a major risk to workers across a number of industries. Here a worker recovered $1.25M in damages for workplace negligence.

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