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  • February 10, 2021Employee succeeds in claim for netball injury during NAIDOC week

    Rye and Comcare [2020] AATA 4963.   Key Points: An employee claimed workers’ compensation for an injury to her right knee, sustained as a result of playing netball in a competition arranged as part of NAIDOC Week. The Tribunal was asked to consider whether the injury arose out of, or in the course of, her […]

  • February 10, 2021NAB call centre off the hook over psychological condition claim

    Plummer and National Australia Bank Limited [2020] AATA 3759.   Key Points: The Tribunal was asked to consider whether a call centre worker suffered a psychological condition as a result of receiving abusive telephone calls. The Tribunal noted that the applicant failed to raise work-related stressors which had allegedly caused his illness, either to his […]

  • February 10, 2021Tribunal overturns liability for shoulder injury in Centrelink worker

    Zaveczky and Comcare [2020] AATA 4960   Key Points: Ms Zaveczky claimed that using a keyboard and mouse as part of her role at Centrelink caused her to suffer injuries to both upper limbs. The Tribunal found that Ms. Zaveczky’s employment did not contribute to a significant degree to her injury due to a lack […]

  • February 2, 2021Vexatious Application dismissed by Canberra Tribunal

    Paunovic and Australian Capital Territory [2020] AATA 5070 (20 November 2020). Key Points The Tribunal was asked to dismiss an application because liability for the applicant’s workers’ compensation claim had been accepted and the application was considered vexatious. The Tribunal heard from both parties at an interlocutory hearing and then dismissed the application for review. […]

  • January 28, 2021HBA Legal investing in talent as part of Crawford & Company®

    MEDIA RELEASE:  National insurance law firm HBA Legal has started implementing its talent acquisition and growth plan just 12 weeks after integrating into Crawford & Company®, the world’s largest publicly listed independent provider of claims management and outsourcing solutions to carriers, brokers and corporations. Courtney Steele joins the defendant insurance specialists as partner, following 13 […]

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