March GD News 2015

The principal’s liability for an injury to an independent contractor’s employee
Establishing negligence in slip and fall cases requires proof of the cause of the slip
Unnecessary dental treatment- What are your rights?
Dangerous recreational activities: Can the activity be “dangerous” if the risk that materialised was not “obvious”?

Employment Roundup
Reinstatement of dismissed injured workers

Workers Compensation Roundup
Jurisdictional limits of the workers compensation commission in weekly payment claims
Assessments of work capacity & the meaning of suitable
The further erosion of section 59A provisions
A proactive by an insurer is as good as the worker making a claim themselves!

CTP Roundup
Grossly negligent driver still successful
The nominal defendant – take a closer look at the evidence

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