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Sunshine Coast Daily | Author: APN Newsdesk 

Employers are being warned they could be up for unexpected WorkCover costs if an employee is injured at the office Christmas party.

Injury compensation lawyer Mark O'Connor says workplace laws still...

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Queensland Times

Compensation law expert Mark O'Connor said reports the State Government was considering axing journey and recess injury claims was nothing short of mean and such cuts would be heartless.

Reports this week suggested Queensland...

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Queensland Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie is being urged to reassure the state’s workers that the WorkCover injury compensation scheme will not have claim thresholds imposed on it.

Brisbane compensation lawyer Mark O’Connor says there are strong but unconfirmed reports that business interests have been pressuring the State Government to bring in the thresholds, to drive down claims and...

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Sunshine Coast Daily | Author: Ava Benny-Morrison | 28 August 2013 6:00AM

CHANGES to how a worker is defined in Queensland will leave many shut out of the state's workers' compensation scheme,...

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Background

Employers are generally liable for the acts of their employees during the course of their employment.  It...

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Publication: Lawyers Weekly  

Where does work finish and sex begin? This question will be argued in the...

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The case

Carers employed by various youth support agencies are often exposed to risks and injury when working with...

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The Federal Government is being urged to give ex gratia compensation payments to the families of three young men electrocuted while installing home insulation under a botched Government scheme.

Brisbane compensation law expert Mark O’Connor said a formal apology by Prime Minister Kevin Rudd to the families of victims should now be matched by ex gratia compensation payments as a sign of...

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A number of promotions taking effect this month covering all four practice groups of the firm indicate solid growth in Brisbane-based Bennett and Philp Lawyers, despite a tough year for Australian law firms.

Kellie Keenan from the Business & Commercial Team is now a director of Bennett & Philp. Kellie joined Bennett and Philp in 2003 and now has over ten years of experience in...

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The case

Carers employed by various youth support agencies are often exposed to risks and injury when working with...

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