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    Quote Originally Posted by lambjam View Post
    She was there as a direct result of her work. Whether she was sitting, walking, sleeping or bonking is irrelevant.
    I certainly do see your point. But it's not the actual $ex part i find a joke as such, its that this incident is still considered work comp.

    Let me give you another view perhaps - if I went out for dinner with friends whilst away with work (which I do often!) and hurt myself, I would never consider this my companies responsibility. I would claim this on my ravel insurance - not my workplace. If it was a work dinner/function then sure, but not if it's a personal dinner/my choice.

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    You are still covered in that instance. I was covered during lunch where I left the office and went somewhere else for lunch.

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    If I was away on a work related trip I'd expect to be covered no matter the activity I am doing at the time of the injury.

    All I can say to this really though is I wish I was having the s3x she was having just without the light fitting falling on me

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    I feel sorry for her and yes i think she should be covered.
    I also dont believe that 'genuine' work compensation claims are rejected all the time because if they were found to be genuine work place injuries they would be covered.

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    I work in HR and this is a disgrace. Such a joke. She is lucky she managed to get her name suppressed from the media.

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    I can't see the issue? So what if she was having sex? She's covered because she is there for work. The act she was doing at the time is not relevant.

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    If I leave work to go to the shop, I sign out so I am covered if anything happens.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kw123 View Post
    I work in HR and this is a disgrace. Such a joke. She is lucky she managed to get her name suppressed from the media.
    Why is it a disgrace?

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    It's quite simple really.

    If your on a work trip your covered by workers compo.

    The judge put it perfectly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pesca77 View Post
    Let me give you another view perhaps - if I went out for dinner with friends whilst away with work (which I do often!) and hurt myself, I would never consider this my companies responsibility. I would claim this on my ravel insurance - not my workplace. If it was a work dinner/function then sure, but not if it's a personal dinner/my choice.
    The situation you describe is one where you would be covered by workers' compensation, whether you will it or not

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