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Bullying Worker Awarded $1.3 Million Damages

Bullying Behaviour: Worker Awarded $1.3m Damages

Worker awarded $1,394,421.91 damages following a successful common law damages claim of intentional tort (intentional act) as a result of suffering a psychiatric condition including PTSD and depression that developed as a result of bullying and harassment by a manager. Ward v

Have Your Say About The Workers Compensation Claims Management Systems

Have your say – workers comp claims management

On 15 May 2019 the State Insurance Regulatory Authority (“SIRA”) announced it will be reviewing the work undertaken by Insurance and Care NSW (“icare”) via its agents Allianz, EML and GIO. Amongst other things the review will assess the performance …

Industrial Deafness

Industrial Deafness: Patricia’s story

An industrial deafness case study: Patricia Lynch

Ms Patricia Lynch worked as a process worker for Inghams Enterprises Pty Ltd from 1990 until 4 January 2008 when she voluntarily left.

On 8 July 2011, Ms Lynch had her hearing checked …