Category: Injury Compensation Law

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POSTED: 21 Oct 2021
A holiday house in regional NSW is looking like a perfect option for many of us this summer. But what happens if you are injured while staying at a holiday rental property? In a recent District Court decision, the “slipperiness” of uncovered outdoor steps at a property close to the...
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POSTED: 31 Aug 2021
Since the “Stay at Home” Orders came into effect in late June, we have focused on daily Covid-19 case numbers and the percentage of the population that has been vaccinated to reach “the target” required for restrictions to be reduced and finally, lifted.
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POSTED: 04 Aug 2021
A recent resurgence in COVID-19 cases has left lots of us in the community worried. For those of us who are required to engage with other people as part of our jobs, it’s especially easy to feel vulnerable to the threat of COVID-19.
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POSTED: 27 Jul 2021
The current “Stay at Home” Orders have affected all of us in one way or another. It has been difficult at times to work out what we are actually allowed to leave our house for, especially when it comes to our health and wellbeing.
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POSTED: 21 Jul 2021
Whilst most of us would willingly be vaccinated for COVID, many are not prepared to take the small risk of clotting that arises from the AstraZeneca vaccine and would prefer the Pfizer jab if it were available.
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POSTED: 05 Jul 2021
Is skydiving a “dangerous recreational activity”? Most (but for the daredevils among us!) would give a resounding yes! But what does that mean, when it comes to the liability of a skydiving instructor, when things go wrong?
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POSTED: 22 Jun 2021
Whilst taking a dip in the local council pool or at the beach, most of us would not expect to be seriously injured by a runaway umbrella, however, runaway umbrella injuries are not as rare as you would think.
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POSTED: 31 May 2021
Most of us would agree that holding back information from medical professionals is probably not usually in our best interests. Certainly, the more relevant information a doctor has about us the more likely that the treatment provided will be appropriate and hopefully successful.
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POSTED: 11 May 2021
If you have witnessed a motor vehicle accident, you may be able to make a claim for compensation. In a recent case, a witness who “heard” but did not “see” an accident, was successful in claiming compensation for the psychological injuries she suffered as a result of witnessing the accident.
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POSTED: 13 Apr 2021
The deceased and her de-facto partner were employed by a family company, which carried on its business of financial advising from the family home in NSW. The deceased was a victim of domestic violence because of the de-facto partner’s paranoid delusions that she was trying to take his clients and...
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