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Published on 24 July 2018: Mediation is a way to resolve a legal matter without going through the time-consuming and often costly Court Process. We answer six common questions we are asked about mediation in injury cases.
Published on 12 July 2018: Both the Transport Accident Commission (TAC) and Victoria’s five WorkCover insurers now offer mobile apps to submit information and claims to the applicable insurer electronically for processing.
Published on 10 July 2018: A practical, simple guide on how to file for divorce, the conditions that must be met including a period of separation, how children must be cared for, and the practical legal steps that must be taken.
Published on 06 July 2018: Two cases heard by the Fair Work Commission mean that injured workers who are receiving weekly payments will now accrue annual leave entitlements while they are on weekly payments.
Published on 02 July 2018: Is the National Redress Scheme right for you to obtain redress? Fortunately the Redress Scheme is not the only option available for for those who were sexually abused as children.
Published on 02 July 2018: Simon Guthrie, a senior partner with Ryan Carlisle Thomas, has been elevated to the Magistrate’s Court of Victoria as one of three new appointments just announced by the Victorian Government.
Published on 02 July 2018: We have discussed the TAC scheme and how it can help you if you’ve been involved in a motor vehicle accident, but there are other specific services that the TAC can also assist you with.
Published on 25 June 2018: As a firm that has practised employment law for over 40 years, Ryan Carlisle Thomas welcomes the Australian Human Rights Commission's world first "National Inquiry into Sexual Harassment in Australian Workplaces".
Published on 25 June 2018: An investigation has revealed that some injury law firms have been engaging in an unethical practice that has been dubbed "claim farming". This practice comprises a client’s best interests, and a swift legislative response from government is needed.
Published on 20 June 2018: 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.
The authors of this blog are lawyers or consultants employed by the RCT Group of companies, which includes staff who work mainly within our Stringer Clark offices.
From time to time, we may also invite guest bloggers to contribute, in which case this will be made clear. Authors who are part of the RCT Group are qualified to practice law in Victoria, Australia. Any advice applies to Victorian State law as at the date of first publication. The information is a general guide only and is not a substitute for legal advice applicable to a user's own circumstances.
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