April GD News 2015

Is a host liable for the attempted murder of a labour hire employee?
Responsibility equals liability – Liability of principals for injuries to an independent contractor’s employee
Duty of disclosure: did the insurer “clearly inform” the insured about the general nature and effect of the duty?
Credit issues in a trial and challenging credit findings on appeal
Offers of Compromise – Recent Developments

Employment Roundup
Reinstatement of Injured Workers- Not if the Damages Claim is Settled

Workers Compensation Roundup
Workers continue to win damages for “artificially confined periods”…for now
Restrictions on the payment of medical expenses
Retirement extinguishes rights to medical expenses

CTP Roundup
Trees & blameless accidents
Section 81 Notices: If in doubt, don’t deny liability

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