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Dey v Victorian Railways Commissioners [1949] HCA 1

Dey v Victorian Railways Commissioners HCA 1; (1949) 78 CLR 62 (22 February 1949).

“Workers’ Compensation – Injury by accident arising out of or in course of employment – Death of worker – Negligence of employer – Option of dependants to apply for compensation or take other proceedings – Award of compensation obtained by widow on behalf of herself and children – Effect of award as barring claim by dependants under Lord Campbell’s Act – Workers’ Compensation Acts 1928- 1946 (No. 268 more words

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Golden Eagle International Trading Pty Ltd v Zhang [2007] HCA 15

ON THIS DAY in 2007, the High Court of Australia delivered Golden Eagle International Trading Pty Ltd v Zhang HCA 15; (2007) 234 ALR 131; 81 ALJR 919 (19 April 2007). 49 more words

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Smart hiring practices (and retaining good employees) help protect against Workers' Compensation claims

Just as all employees are not equal in skill-set or ability to produce, all employees are not equal in terms of their potential to file Workers’ Compensation claims.

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A Mini Primer On Workers Compensation Investigations

Workers compensation laws are intended to protect employees who get hurt in the workplace. Federal employees are entitled to two-thirds of their monthly salaries when out on disability, and even more if they are permanently hurt. 238 more words

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Avoiding Problems in Your Minnesota Work Comp Case

In my experience, the majority of Minnesota work comp claims “fly under the radar”, meaning there are no lawyers involved, no major disputes, no conferences or trials with the work comp judges, no settlements, etc. 1,093 more words

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Does Workers' Compensation need a new "Grand Bargain"?

In a recent blog post, Robert Wilson (WorkersCompensation.com) concluded that workers’ compensation needs a new “grand bargain”.  He supports this conclusion by arguing that the exclusive remedy that is the main underpinning of the workers’ compensation system is under attack.  759 more words

State Fund Announces Work Comp Rate Increase for 4/1/15 - Some employers up to 17.5%

The State Compensation Insurance Fund in California is boosting its workers’ comp rates effective April 1st and it says insured employers will be paying based upon the overall average some 9% more under the modifications. 146 more words

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