Are we right? The Wrongs Amendment Act now passed in Victoria

The Wrongs Amendment Act 2015 has now passed through the Victorian Parliament and received Royal Assent. The retrospective amendments to the Wrongs Act 1958 remove some restrictions on entitlements to compensation for personal injuries and may substantially increase the entitlements of certain claimants in Victoria. Andrew Seiter (Partner) and Noa Zur (Senior Associate) have updated […]

Developments in labour hire liabilities

In Victoria workers who suffer a Serious Injury have a right to seek common law damages against the worker’s employer and, where applicable, against other negligent third parties. Such actions have been frequent in labour hire situations, e.g. where a temporary employee is placed with a host employer. Insurers will be aware of the frequency […]