Recent Cases

Scone Race Club Ltd v Cottom [2024] NSWCA 34 (22 February 2024) (Gleeson and Mitchelmore JJA, Basten AJA)


ADMINISTRATIVE LAW – judicial review – jurisdictional error – extent of functions and powers of tribunal – Personal Injury Commission medical appeal panel – whether appropriate consideration given to late documents – no opportunity given to address panel regarding late documents – whether late documents could materially affect decision

WORKERS COMPENSATION – medical dispute – extent of whole person impairment – appeal from certificate of medical assessor – scope of functions and powers of medical appeal panel – panel restricted to determining appeal on indicated grounds of appeal – panel restricted to reviewing injury the subject of referral to the medical assessor