October 2018
SS Family Pty Ltd v WorkCover Queensland [2018] QCA 296 Further to my earlier post the Court of Appeal considered the decision of judge Porter and affirmed the trial decision. Fraser JA delivered the leading judgment with the President and Davis J concurring. The decision by WorkCover Queensland to accept the applicant as a worker...
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Zavodny v Couper & QBE [2018] QSC 238 The plaintiff who was injured in a traffic collision brought an application under rule 223 of the Uniform Civil Procedure Rules (UCPR) shortly before the trial, seeking disclosure of documents, including surveillance, as referred in the insurer’s updated list of documents, but for which privilege was claimed....
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RACQ Insurance Limited v Foster [2018] QCA 252 Further to my earlier post the Court of Appeal reviewed the authorities of Newberry v Suncorp Metway Insurance Ltd [2006] 1 Qd R 519; King v Parsons [2006] 2 Qd R 122 and Farnham v Pruden [2017] 1 Qd R 128 when considering the interaction of section...
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