Liddell Coal Operations Pty Limited v Hector [2021] NSWCA 47 (26 March 2021) (Basten JA at [1], Gleeson JA at [2], McCallum JA at [57])


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WORKERS COMPENSATION – coal miners – whether employment was a contributing factor to aggravation, acceleration, exacerbation or deterioration of a disease – where worker suffered from a degenerative condition of osteoarthritis to his right knee – whether primary judge erred in point of law in finding work injury – Workers Compensation Act 1987 (NSW), s 4(b)(ii)