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Published by Chad Farah
May 14, 2019 in Workplace Insurance

The margin of error – Interpreting GP records in the Workers Compensation Commission

Is an Arbitrator in the Workers Compensation Commission entitled to discredit the GP's contemporaneous records in determining that a frank injury was not sustained as alleged? What are the Arbitrator's obligations, before such a finding is made, when there may be cause to question the validity of the records? The Presidential Decision of Hancock v Holman Industries Pty Ltd [2019] NSWWCCPD 16 addresses these issues. Date of Decision: 24 April...
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