Sexual assault is horrendous and it goes without saying that it will have a significant impact on victims as they go through their lives, and most likely on the families of those victims. Victims can now have the offenders or responsible organisations of the offenders held accountable – and that is a good thing. Whilst… Continue reading Compensation for Sexual Abuse Victims
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
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Have you been injured in the course of your employment. If you have you most likely have a right to workers compensation, and possibly also to compensation from any other party whom may have caused the injury. We recently acting for a client, lets call her Jane. Shortly after commencing her employment with Coles Supermarket,… Continue reading Injured at work?
Injured workers often find that workers compensation payments don’t necessarily pay the bills If you have been injured at work and have been receiving workers compensation payments, you might have noticed it is less than you hoped for. Under the current Workers Compensation Act 1987, injured workers can only receive 95% of their average weekly… Continue reading Work Injury Damages – There may be more money in it for you
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
Have you had a medical or dental treatment, and this includes treatment such as physiotherapy and chiropractic treatment, which has left you with an injury?. If so, you may be entitled to compensation for pain and suffering, loss of income, out of pocket expenses and medical expenses, referred to as a medical negligence claim. ‘Our… Continue reading Injury as a result of medical treatment – Medical Negligence Claim
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
Christopher Cooper was just 15 years old when he enlisted in the Australian Navy in 1977. Like most teenage boys, he was very impressionable and unaware of the full dangers of tobacco. “I was encouraged to smoke….taking a break meant having a smoke…I wanted to be one of the men”, he said in 2014. Sadly… Continue reading Sailor sues Navy for causing his smoking habit!
Compensation Case Review In a recent matter handled by Peter Moore, Compensation Lawyer, a client reported slipping on a step at the front door of a house she was visiting and as a consequence, her arm went through a glass panel of the door. The stairs leading to the door were wet and slippery and… Continue reading Compensation Case Review