Employer vicarious liability court case

In this article Special Counsel Jacqi Marshall and Law Graduate Chantel Leadbeater from HopgoodGanim’s Insurance practice examine the recent High Court decision of CCIG Investments Pty Ltd v Schokman [2023] HCA 21 and its clarification of the principle of vicarious liability of employers for the actions of their employees.

Don’t be a Dick

A fraudster who operated as a cleaner and escort while receiving over $74,000 in workers’ compensation will be required to repay WorkSafe after he pleaded guilty to fraudulently obtaining payments by deception.


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