Qld Retain Journey Claims and Limit Common Law

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Qld Retain Journey Claims and Limit Common Law

06/11/2013

The Queensland Government has committed to retaining workers compensation coverage for journey claims and to limit common law claims by introducing a 5 percent “whole person” threshold.

An earlier parliamentary committee had recommended not limiting access to common law, citing that injured workers could only sue negligent employers, which provided adequate protection against unmeritorious claims.

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