The Insured is an OHS consultant who prepared an OHS assessment of the common areas of the residential apartment block. Subsequently a worker employed to install telecommunications equipment stepped on a skylight which then broke. The worker fell four metres sustaining severe injuries including spinal cord injury, resulting in paraplegia. The Insured was notified that Victorian WorkCover Authority had commenced negligence proceedings against 8 defendants including the Insured.
The final settlement and insurer contribution was $318,700 including legal costs.
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