Damian has a wealth of experience in workers’ compensation including both common law and statutory claims.
With a mix of pre-proceeding and litigated files, Damian’s current common law portfolio includes pure psychiatric injuries, cross-jurisdictional issues, medical negligence claims and a number of large, multi-party claims.
In addition to common law claims, Damian advises insurers in complex statutory claims in relation to threshold issues and has been involved in appeals to the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission and Industrial Magistrates Court.
Through a focus on practical outcomes, Damian works closely with clients to efficiently achieve strong results through formal litigation and alternative dispute resolution.
Damian has a special interest in pure psychiatric, medical negligence and cross-jurisdictional claims.
In addition to insurance litigation, Damian volunteers with LawRight and assists underprivileged private clients in relation to residential tenancies, minor civil disputes, administrative law and capacity.