Have you been involved in a motor vehicle accident (blameless accident)?

Have you or someone you know suffered injuries in a motor vehicle accident when it is a ‘blameless accident’.  The concept of a blameless accident came about as a result of a childcare centre crash involving injured toddler Sophie Delezio, when it could not be show that the driver of a vehicle was negligent, and… Continue reading Have you been involved in a motor vehicle accident (blameless accident)?

Woolworths pay $580,299 in public liability compensation for one hot chip!

Public Liability Compensation is a very complex area of Law. You are probably thinking ‘since when have hot chips got so expensive?’.  Well, since Woolworths failed to remove one from the floor of it’s shopping centre in Taree. The High Court has found the giant supermarket chain negligent in allowing a greasy potato chip to… Continue reading Woolworths pay $580,299 in public liability compensation for one hot chip!

Are your workers compensation weekly payments about to be cut?

Section 39 of the Workers Compensation Act (http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/nsw/consol_act/wca1987255/s39.html) is going to start cutting off injured workers from receiving workers compensation weekly payments in 2017. Have you received a letter from your insurer, telling you your workers compensation weekly payments are going to stop later this year? You’re not the only one.  Around 6,500 injured workers… Continue reading Are your workers compensation weekly payments about to be cut?