Category: Injury Compensation Law

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POSTED: 21 Jun 2022
Whilst medicinal cannabis is legal in NSW, it is still uncommon for an insurer to pay for this type of treatment in a compensation setting. Although cannabis is generally recognised as an effective treatment, there are still difficulties in gathering proper evidence on its practical use.
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POSTED: 02 Jun 2022
There is no doubt that driverless and partially automated vehicles are the future of transport. It is said that driverless vehicles could reduce congestion on our roads, reduce the need for car parking spaces and supposedly reduce the number of accidents.
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POSTED: 20 May 2022
There has been a longstanding push to legalise voluntary assisted dying in Australia. This has been in talks for a number of years now with many states and territories deciding that voluntary assisted dying is legal.
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POSTED: 05 May 2022
Over $2 million has been awarded to a victim of sexual abuse by the Supreme Court of Victoria. The abuse was perpetrated by a volunteer, Mr Palframan, between 1988 and 1990, while the Plaintiff was a student at Geelong College.
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POSTED: 12 Apr 2022
Waking up after major surgery can be an anxiety inducing experience but what if you were told that something had been left behind during the surgery or worse still, you learn this years later after experiencing debilitating symptoms seemingly without explanation?
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POSTED: 23 Dec 2021
Have you been injured at work? Do you intend to make a claim? Do you know your leave entitlements?
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POSTED: 02 Dec 2021
Up until the age of 14, the parents of a child must generally consent to any medical treatment that their child receives. There are exceptions to this rule, however, this is often the case in emergencies, when there is no time or opportunity to obtain consent.
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POSTED: 17 Nov 2021
The NSW Parliament recently passed a bill which will have significant benefits for survivors of sexual assault by churches and other organisations. The new law will empower the Courts to:
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POSTED: 11 Nov 2021
A woman was recently successful in a claim relating to injuries following a fall on the footpath outside her local fruit shop. The fruit shop owner, who also owned the footpath, had been using the footpath on a regular basis to transport produce to and from the shop with a forklift.
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