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Published on 24 April 2018: A discrimination lawyer explains what to do if you’ve been discriminated against at work and how you might be able to sue for financial compensation or for pain and suffering compensation.
Published on 20 April 2018: Leading personal injury lawyer and founding partner of Arnold Dallas McPherson, Ian Dallas, has joined law firm Ryan Carlisle Thomas. He will work primarily on institutional and sexual abuse cases.
Published on 20 April 2018: From 30 April 2018 tougher penalties will apply for motorists caught with alcohol and/or drugs in their system. New laws include automatic loss of licence, mandatory fines, completion of drink driver programs and fitting of alcohol interlock systems.
Published on 19 April 2018: While it is desirable to lodge a WorkCover claim as soon as possible after injury, there is no absolute deadline to make a claim. What is important is that you have notified your employer of the injury or illness within 30 days.
Published on 13 April 2018: When someone is injured at work, one of the best reasons to see a lawyer is that a WorkCover lawyer has experienced many of the problems that can affect your WorkCover claim.
Published on 11 April 2018: If you’re a cyclist who is injured in a ‘transport accident’, you should be making a TAC claim and enjoying the benefits that flow from a claim now that the medical excess has been abolished by the TAC.
Published on 10 April 2018: The death of a loved one in a road accident is a traumatic experience, and it is not always obvious where to go for help, and which support services are available.
Published on 10 April 2018: Changes proposed by the Federal Government to compensation laws have the significant potential to address longstanding barriers to victims of crime from obtaining compensation from their perpetrators.
Published on 05 April 2018: What are the legal requirements in regards to providing financial disclosure of cash, assets, personal items and other property to the other party in family law property settlement matters?
Published on 03 April 2018: Seeing an experienced WorkCover lawyer at the start of your claim can help make sure you maximise your entitlements. However, it is also important to understand the effects that other payments can have on your weekly payments.
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