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  1. kingofmeereen

    QLD Does an employer owe a duty of care that their employee is mentally healthy?

    Like for example, a paramedic or a police are expected to witness very brutal scenes. Do their employers owe them a duty of care in ensuring they are still mentally healthy and if not and they do suffer some form of psychiatric injury, will they be entitled to sue their employer for compensation?
  2. kingofmeereen

    QLD Does an employer owe a duty of care that their employee is mentally healthy?

    Like for example, a paramedic or a police are expected to witness very brutal scenes. Do their employers owe them a duty of care in ensuring they are still mentally healthy and if not and they do suffer some form of psychiatric injury, will they be entitled to sue their employer for compensation?
  3. kingofmeereen

    QLD Does an employer owe a duty of care that their employee is mentally healthy?

    Like for example, a paramedic or a police are expected to witness very brutal scenes. Do their employers owe them a duty of care in ensuring they are still mentally healthy and if not and they do suffer some form of psychiatric injury, will they be entitled to sue their employer for compensation?
  4. P

    SA Australian Law - Duty of Care to Person on Premises?

    Dear forum, I would like an opinion on an incident that occurred at my workplace recently. On the day in question, the temperature was about 37 deg C with high humidity of 70% to 80%. It is my understanding that under Australian law, occupiers of a premises automatically owe a duty of care to...
  5. O

    QLD Car park accident & duty of care unloading trucks.

    Greetings Legal Minds, & thanks in advance. Can i begin with the short version. Can i load accident photo’s here ?..Mmm My 20 year old daughter pulled into a carpark 7 months ago in Sth Brisbane & her vehicle hit the rear hydraulic loading ramp of a delivery truck while he was unloading his...
  6. E

    QLD Out of time - do I submit a statement of claim after misconduct tribunal?

    Hi Everyone, I've got a unique situation. I believe I am entitled to compensation due to somebody breaching their duty of care to me but the 3 year limitation period comes up next week and I'm yet to lodge a statement of claim with the court. I'm comfortable I satisfy all the elements to pursue...
  7. A

    Would A Solicitor Have A Duty Of Care?

    A wife here recently went to a solicitor for help in filing a joint application for divorce. A efiling by themselves was proposed by the husband but her agitation at that time led to her doing the above. She took to the solicitor two affidavits - one from husband, one from wife - as required...
  8. S

    NSW Incident with Pedestrian at Car Park - Help?

    This incident happened today at a Westfield Bondi Junction parking lot and I'm still quite shocked/confused as to what happened. I apologise in advance at how long this may be - I just wanted to include as much detail as I can recollect as it is still fresh in my mind. It was a busy Sunday...
  9. J

    NSW Non-consenting Roster Change

    Hi. My wife works in a nursing home and recently the management have changed the rostering system. Previously staff were allocated (when first employed) or offered a section in which to work (This might be dementia, extra care, high care or general care). They could at any time request a...
  10. BlabberBigMouth

    VIC Slipped in Woolworths. Badly injured.

    I went in to shop 3 nights ago at our local Woolworths on the 5th May 2018. Whilst turning to go down a lane ,the trolley in front of me, I slipped on excess polish I think it was. Although I managed to keep myself upright, when I slipped, my right knew bent sideways taking all my body pressure...