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Crawford acquires HBA

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  • April 6, 2021HBA Legal bolsters insurance team with senior hire

    MEDIA RELEASE:  HBA Legal, part of Crawford & Company®, the world’s largest publicly listed independent provider of claims management and outsourcing solutions, has bolstered its capability across medical malpractice, personal injury and general insurance claims, bringing in well-known Perth litigator Natasha Burn. Burn has over 12 years’ experience in the defendant insurance space, joining HBA […]

  • March 22, 2021Tribunal accepts that ATO employment no longer contributes to mental health problems in worker

    Karabolovska and Comcare [2020] AATA 5189.   Key Points: The Tribunal was asked to consider ongoing liability in respect of a psychological condition, sustained as a result of an abusive phone call from a taxpayer. Medical evidence showed that the employee had significant psychological problems prior to commencing Commonwealth employment. The Tribunal found in favour […]

  • March 22, 2021Federal Court: no general responsibility on employers to rehabilitate injured workers

    Hooley v Comcare [2020] FCA 1880.   Key Points: An employee of the CSRIO claimed that its failure to provide a rehabilitation program caused him to suffer ongoing psychological problems. The Federal Court was asked to consider whether an employing agency has a general responsibility or obligation to provide a rehabilitation program to an injured […]

  • March 18, 2021HBA Legal launches OH&S service with senior appointment

    MEDIA RELEASE:  HBA Legal, part of Crawford & Company®, the world’s largest publicly listed independent provider of claims management and outsourcing solutions, has announced the launch of its occupational health and safety (OH&S) service with the appointment of Jamie McPherson as a partner. The OH&S service will offer a comprehensive range of legal services spanning […]

  • March 11, 2021No workers’ compensation for Adelaide NDIA employee who made a willful and false representation

    WMZC and Comcare [2021] AATA 23.   Key Points: The Tribunal was asked to consider liability for an employee’s psychological condition claimed to have been caused by his employment with the NDIA. The Tribunal found the employee’s mental health condition was not due to his employment, because his psychological condition was similar in nature prior […]

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