Significant changes to procedures for workers’ compensation appeals08 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.
CL defends vocal cord damage claim25 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.
Bidjara People v State of Qld17 September 2015
Wyman on behalf of the Bidjara People v State of Queensland  FCAFC108
CCAQ v Smith17 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  QSC 260 in which Justice Douglas of the Supreme Court delivered judgment on 4 September 2015.
CL defends discrimination claim by deaf juror04 September 2015In 2012, the Queensland District Court involuntarily excused Ms Lyons, a hearing impaired person, from jury service on the basis that she required the assistance of sign language interpreters.