Important Changes in Workers Compensation

A recent ruling on a retired railway workers knee replacement as an artificial aid has overturned the 5 year limit for ongoing medical care in New South Wales in relation to Workers Compensation claims. Since 2012 amendment to workers compensation laws in NSW have meant that the capacity of an injured worker to seek compensation… Continue reading Important Changes in Workers Compensation

Sailor sues Navy for causing his smoking habit!

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!