Former Policeman Ordered To Compensate For Rape

A woman who was raped by a police officer while in custody at a Sunshine Coast watchhouse was awarded $15,000.00 in Criminal Compensation. A Maroochydore District Judge ordered Peter Anthony Buxton pay the compensation to the woman…

Surveillance & Facebook Reduced A Worker’s Compensation Payout

Her Honour Justice Atkinson handed down a decision in the Supreme Court at Brisbane in the matter of Melanie Digby v The Compass Institute Inc & State of Queensland [2015] QSC 308.  In this case, the Court found for the Plaintiff, Ms Digby, a Disability Carer, who had sustained injuries to her right arm and shoulder whilst trying to catch a disabled youth from falling when startled by a police car siren and lights operated during a police presentation…