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A Melbourne man has been compensated more than $1 million after sustaining serious injuries at a play centre for children.Having noticed that the signage surrounding the play area encouraged parents to ‘accompany children at all times’, the man attempted...read more
Nose-to-tail motor vehicle accidents accounted for almost a third of all accidents last financial year, according to statistics released by a major Australian insurance provider.Drawn from over 360,000 Australian crashes over the 12 months, the statistics...read more
If a person is injured while working illegally, without a valid working visa, are they excluded from claiming workers compensation benefits?Generally, they wouldn’t be considered workers under the law and therefore, would not be able to obtain worker’s...read more
Recent law changes have affected the way you can receive compensation for injuries arising out of motor vehicle accidents.If a person is injured or killed in a motor vehicle accident, there are two different types of compensation they may be eligible for:...read more
National cyclist lobby-group, the Bike Network, has signalled its intentions to push for the relaxation of laws requiring cyclists to wear helmets.A five-year trial has been proposed by the group that would allow cyclists to decide whether they wish to...read more
A recent Supreme Court case has illustrated the distinction between compensation for psychological damages and employment income. In Susan Buswekk v TAL*, the Plaintiff, Ms Buswekk, was granted $300,000 damages for psychological injury arising out of her...read more