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Brisbane lawyer Mark O’Connor, who is himself a potential victim of the contaminated frozen berry scandal, says consumers who contract Hepatitis A will go after the retailer for compensation.

But retailers will in turn demand indemnity from the importer/ distributor and ultimately he expects the distributors to foot the bill for compensation payouts.

Mr O’Connor, a compensation...

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Queensland’s new Government is being urged to give priority to honouring its election campaign pledge to scrap tough workers’ compensation scheme law changes implemented by the LNP.

Brisbane compensation law expert Mark O’Connor said changes to the WorkCover scheme, introduced in October 2013, imposed a five per cent threshold on all common law claims, which effectively shut out a...

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A Brisbane compensation lawyer who has eaten frozen berries at the centre of a Hepatitis A scare says consumers should ignore a call to throw out the possibly infected packets.

Mark O’Connor, who said he has been eating Nanna’s frozen mixed berries, said consumers should be wary of following a product recall by the distributors, saying the berries could be key evidence should a consumer...

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Case Note – Dungan v Chan [2013] NSWCA 182

A woman commenced crossing very busy Parramatta Road near Sydney University against a red flashing light.  She was struck by a taxi travelling...

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