About Ryan Kennedy

Ryan is an Associate at BTLawyers. http://www.btlawyers.com.au/ryan-kennedy/

WorkCover agrees that an injury is not work-related but the claimant seeks review to the Workers’ Compensation Regulator – what now?

By | July 11th, 2017|Litigation, News, Workers Compensation & Insurance|

By Ryan Kennedy Employers often seek our advice about reviews to the Workers’ Compensation Regulator. Often WorkCover will agree with the employer that an injury is not work-related, however the claimant will seek review.  When this happens, the Regulator must decide whether to confirm WorkCover’s decision to reject the claim as being non-work related, or [...]

Insights from Medilaw’s Black Lung Disease Seminar

By | April 26th, 2017|Black Lung and Dust Diseases, News|

This morning, some of the BTLawyers team and our clients attended Medilaw’s seminar on the re-emergence of Coal Worker’s Pneumoconiosis (CWP) presented by Dr Peter Trembath.  Dr Trembath provided a detailed overview of recent Queensland developments in this area and potential reasons for the re-emergence of this troublesome disease in Australia. He was also able to [...]

5 ways to save on public liability insurance for contract and labour hire staff

By | January 8th, 2017|News, Public Liability Insurance, Workers Compensation & Insurance|

by Ryan Kennedy No one wants to pay more than they have to for insurance. Yet one cost that is on the rise for many businesses is public liability insurance as employers look for more flexibility to manage the peaks and troughs of business. While it may seem easy for employers to engage external contractors and [...]