In a landmark case a NSW volunteer Firefighter has received compensation for chronic PTSD in a settlement with the NSW government in what is believed to be the first of it’s kind. The firefighter alleged that while attending more than 772 traumatic incidents over 7 years he developed PTSD. He said he was never told… Continue reading Compensation for PTSD
We recently acted for a person who slipped and fell in the underground car park of a supermarket in NSW. The person approached us to represent him in legal proceedings. The supermarket disputed that it knew or should have known that the concrete surface in the car park was slippery. However, the manager of the… Continue reading Have you been injured as a result of negligence?
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Do Police Officers have a duty of care in the exercise of his/her duties?. Maybe – after two decisions, one in the Supreme Court of NSW and one in the Supreme Court of Victoria. In the NSW case the deceased was killed in a motor vehicle accident in 2013. Approximately 7 months later members of… Continue reading Will compensation for psychological injury be awarded after body parts found at accident scene?.
At Brazel Moore Lawyers we are experiencing an increase in medical negligence claims following emergency department presentations. The claims entail allegations of hospitals failing to properly investigate and treat patients’ symptoms. In some of our cases, had the doctor simply referred our clients for imagery and/or to a relevant specialist, our clients would have achieved a better… Continue reading Medical Negligence in Emergency Departments
Have you been the victim of domestic violence or sexual assault?. Did you know that there are now no time limits for Compensation for Domestic Violence or Sexual Assault Victims who were victims under the age of 18? An Important Court decision by the Supreme Court of Victoria has major implications for all of Australia. … Continue reading No time limits for Compensation for Domestic Violence or Sexual Assault Victims
Medical Malpractice Claims are on the rise in Australia. A brief explanation of the meaning of Medical Malpractice, also known as Medical negligence is defined as any act or omission by a medical practitioner (ie doctor, dentist, nurse, hospital etc) during treatment of a patient that deviates from accepted norms of practice in the medical community and causes an injury… Continue reading Medical Malpractice – Cosmetic Surgery
We recently acted for a client, we’ll call him Carl (not his real name). Carl had worked in a number of different jobs over many years. He contacted our firm to see if he may be entitled to make a Workers Compensation Claim. Carl worked in construction near railroads and later moved onto driving buses. It… Continue reading Workers Compensation Claim – Hearing Loss and Noisy Workplaces
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