My mum was a domestic violence victim. Can I get compensation?

The NSW Court of Appeal has upheld the decision of a Worker’s Compensation Commission Arbitrator to require the Nominal Insurer to pay workers compensation death benefits to the children of domestic violence victim Michel Carroll. Ms Carroll was killed in her home at Wamberal in 2010 on the Central Coast by her then partner, Steven… Continue reading My mum was a domestic violence victim. Can I get compensation?

Claim For Compensation For Disappointment and Distress

We all like to go on holidays and enjoy ourselves.  If there is disappointment and stress because an operator breaches it’s consumer guarantee, you may have a claim for compensation. A recent decision of the Supreme Court of New South Wales determined Scenic Tours had breached it’s consumer guarantee to exercise due care and skill… Continue reading Claim For Compensation For Disappointment and Distress

Do you have a compensation claim for false arrest?

In a recent matter, we acted for a client who attended a Police Station in response to attempts by Police to contact him.  He was immediately arrested without warrant for alleged breach of an Apprehended Violence Order. The client agreed to participate in a recorded interview and was subsequently released approximately 1 hour and 20… Continue reading Do you have a compensation claim for false arrest?

Car Accident Claims – Fighting for your Rights

Have you been injured in a Car Accident and you want someone to fight for your rights?.  Then you need to contact Peter Moore at Brazel Moore Lawyers. We acted for a young man who was injured in a motor vehicle accident.  He contacted Peter to make a compensation claim on his behalf.  The large… Continue reading Car Accident Claims – Fighting for your Rights

Sexual Harassment, Sexual Assault and Bullying

The Australian Human Rights Commission has released a report on sexual assault and sexual harassment of university students. The report details disturbing instances of sexual assault and harassment. The impact on survivors has at times been catastrophic The Commissions report raises questions about the duty of care that universities owe to their students and what… Continue reading Sexual Harassment, Sexual Assault and Bullying

Injured in a Public Place – You may be entitled to make a Public Liability Claim

Have you been injured in a public place, you may be entitled to make a public liability claim. We recently acting for an injured person, Justin (not his real name) who fell in a car park which was owned and occupied by a local Council. He fell over a depressed section of patched bitumen, which… Continue reading Injured in a Public Place – You may be entitled to make a Public Liability Claim

Receiving Compensation – and a bill from Centrelink

Both you (and your partner) might owe Centrelink more than you think after you receive compensation. Seeking compensation for an injury you’ve suffered is natural enough right – you’ve lost income, you have medical bills, you’ve been struggling with making ends meet.  At some point along the way, you applied for Centrelink because the cost… Continue reading Receiving Compensation – and a bill from Centrelink

Your Top 5 Medical Negligence Questions…Answered!

Medical Negligence is a complex area of Law.  Here are your top 5 questions answered! Can I sue my doctor? Under Australian Law, your doctor, hospital or other medical service provider must treat you in a competent and professional manner.  If they fail to do so, they may be held liable for the injury and… Continue reading Your Top 5 Medical Negligence Questions…Answered!

Victim of Child Abuse awarded $265,000 in compensation

Were you subject to abuse as a child because there has now been an important change to the law.  Previously there was a limitation period that applied to commence legal proceedings but that no longer applies in relation to ‘child abuse‘.years. Child abuse means sexual abuse, serious physical abuse or other connected abuse (perpetuated in… Continue reading Victim of Child Abuse awarded $265,000 in compensation

Slip and Fall Accident

Have you had a slip and fall in a supermarket or shopping Centre? You may be entitled to compensation for pain and suffering, loss of income, medical expenses and assistance in doing domestic chores. We have assisted many people and obtained compensation for them arising out of slip and fall injuries. One of the people… Continue reading Slip and Fall Accident