Seriously injured workers throughout NSW have been anxiously awaiting the Court of Appeal Decisions in these 2 matters. The President of the Workers Compensation Commission reversed the Arbitrator’s decision in both matters effectively disentitling workers to weekly benefits of compensation after 260 weeks of benefits even though they were later found to exceed the 20% […]
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It is a never-ending source of amazement to me as to why country people and those in regional towns and cities engage big city, big advertising law firms to represent them when they have an accident or some other legal problem.
Is it the perception that a firm that advertises on television or has a […]
If you’ve been terminated from your employment, its important to know your rights and entitlements.
If you’re losing your job, it’s a requirement that you be given notice of your termination. There is no particular form in which notice of termination must be given however its recommended that it be provided directly to you […]
As of 1 January 2020 the Transport Accident Commission (“TAC”) have introduced new protocols in relation to Common Law claims (also known as Serious Injury claims) which are designed to supplement their prior protocols. These supplementary protocols are designed to help those injured in Victorian Motor Vehicle Accidents obtain compensation in a more timely manner.
The simple answer is YES!
But first lets backtrack a little and catch up with some of the recent changes in the law regarding personal injuries as a result of motor vehicle accident in NSW.
From 1 December 2017 a new scheme commenced as a result of reform to the Motor Accident Compensation Act (1999). […]
Australian consumers are very fortunate – we have a fantastic Consumer Protection regime which is generally well enforced by the ACCC.
What we are beginning to discover however, is that the Consumer Protection legislation, at least at face value, has much wider-ranging application than just giving you protection when you buy some dodgy groceries or […]
For Family Law, the type of orders you have in place will determine what options you have in relation to enforcement.
Contravention Applications apply to parenting orders and can be made when one party alleges that the other has failed to comply with the orders. This is most frequent when one party does not allow […]
Parenting orders are a set of orders finalised by the court which detail the parenting arrangements for a child or children. They can be made either by consent or after a court hearing/trial.
The arrangements that parenting orders deal with include where the child is to live, the time the child will spend with each […]
If you and your partner have come to an agreement on division of property and now need to finalise the agreement, it is important to consider which option is most appropriate for your circumstances.
Financial Agreements are a good option to finalise the division of property without having to go to court as they do […]
A Parenting Plan is an informal written agreement between the parents of a child, setting out the parenting arrangements. Parenting Plans are designed to be a less formal process than court to document a parenting agreement.
For a Parenting Plan to be considered effective, it must be signed and dated by the parents of the […]
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