Media Releases

Retired railway worker’s knee replacement ruling rewrites NSW’s Workers’ Compensation Laws and gives hope to other injured workers

April 9, 2018

Milestone decision to recognise ‘knee replacement’ as an ‘artificial aid’ overturns 5-year limit for ongoing medical care An injured NSW railway worker has overcome a legal hurdle denying him compensation for a knee replacement deemed medically necessary as a result of a workplace injury he suffered 17 years earlier. Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers says that […]

Landmark Workers Compensation decision recognises injury suffered in fatal heavy equipment accident

February 14, 2018

Appeal upholds that 9 minutes of injury before death can be compensated Carroll and O’Dea Lawyers has secured a landmark award for a Hunter Valley widow, proving her husband suffered a compensable injury before dying as a result of being trapped underneath a heavy earth-moving excavator. The case, which has significant implications for workers compensation […]

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