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    Significant Litigation Directions

    16 October 2015

    On 16 April 2012, Cabinet issued the Significant Litigation Directions.

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    Hamcor Pty Ltd & Anor v State of Qld
    [2015] ACA 183

    12 October 2015

    Crown Law’s Commercial Dispute Resolution Team has successfully defended an appeal on behalf of Queensland Fire and Rescue Service concerning alleged breaches of duty of care in negligence in fighting one of the State’s largest chemical fires.

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    Significant changes to procedures for workers’ compensation appeals

    08 October 2015

    From 1 October 2015, there are significant changes to the procedures for appeals made to the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission (QIRC) under the Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003.

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    CL defends vocal cord damage claim

    25 September 2015

    Crown Law was recently successful in settling a claim made against a department by an employee who alleged damage to vocal chords from talking at work.

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    CCAQ v Smith

    17 September 2015

    Crown Law acted for the Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection and the Minister for Natural Resources and Mines in Coast and Country Association of Queensland Inc v Smith [2015] QSC 260 in which Justice Douglas of the Supreme Court delivered judgment on 4 September 2015.