Workplace injury claims can be complex. While it may seem like they belong solely under the workers compensation regime, public liability insurance may also respond to aspects of them. Industrial reforms in Australia over the past few decades have led to an increase in flexible working arrangements and therefore the number of labour hire workers, independent contractors and subcontractors involved in projects. When so many different parties are involved in a project, it can be unclear who owes the duty of care in any given situation. This activity explores some key cases in the area of public liability as it relates to workplace injury.
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