June 2021
Palace v RCR O’Donnell Griffin Pty Ltd (in liq) [2021] QCA 137 The appeal of Palace v RCR O’Donnell Griffin Pty Ltd (in liq) [2020] QSC 354 applied accepted legal principles but found the primary judge erred about factual matters and exercised the discretion in House v The King (1936) 55 CLR 499 at pp.504-505....
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Coleman v Caesarstone Australia Pty Ltd & Ors [2021] QSC 125 The applicant sought a declaration that the Personal Injuries Proceedings Act 2002 (PIPA) did not apply to the psychiatric condition, which was sustained as a result of a dust disease (silicosis). Section 6(3)(b) of the PIPA excludes the operation of PIPA for a dust disease. In declaring that the...
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Schokman v CCIG Investments Pty Ltd [2021] QSC 120 Crow J The Plaintiff was employed on Daydream Island as a food and beverage supervisor. He suffered from narcolepsy and cataplexy, which was medicated and he had an arrangement for storage of his medication with a nurse. The Plaintiff’s contract required him to live on the resort...
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