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6 June Compensation for injury resulting from a road rage incident Injury resulting from an act of violence – including a road rage incident – will usually be entitled to crimes compensation under the Victims of Crime Assistance Act 1996 (Vic), and may even be entitled to compensation under the TAC scheme.
5 June Reverse cameras and sensors significantly reduce risk of involvement in pedestrian crash A recent Monash University Accident Research Centre (MUARC) study found that vehicles fitted with a reversing camera are 41% less likely to be involved in a back over crash (where a pedestrian or cyclist is struck by a reversing vehicle).
1 June Wage theft could be made a crime soon in Victoria Proposed new anti “wage theft” laws proposed by the Andrews Government may make it faster, cheaper and easier for employees to pursue their claims against employers and creates a disincentive for employers to underpay their staff in the first place.
28 May Archbishop Wilson jailed for cover up: what are the implications? Last week, the current Catholic Archbishop of Adelaide, Phillip Wilson, was found guilty for concealing the child sexual abuse committed by Catholic priest, Jim Fletcher. What are the legal implications of this landmark decision?
28 May Why social media and family law do not mix While social media can be a great way to catch up with friends and family it can be a very dangerous tool in a family law context, where it should be remembered that anything that you post on social media may be used as evidence against you in Court.