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20 June Injured parties need to know about critical time limits for personal injury claims Plaintiffs are sometimes unaware of the time limits to bring personal injury claims and find out all too late, with claims statute barred unless they can convince a court it is just and reasonable to grant them an extension of time to bring their claim.
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.