In this podcast, Multi-Award Winning Lawyer, Dan Toombs talks with Mitch Herilhy, a Personal Injury Lawyer from Lifestyle Injury Lawyers on a claim that you may be able to access in association with your workers compensation or road accident compensation claim.
Personal Injury Law
Changes to the Workers Compensation and Rehabilitation Act In response to the report made by the Finance and Administration Parliamentary Committee which inquired into the… Read More »Changes to Workers’ Compensation In Queensland
The importance of inducement in workplace compensation has been highlighted in the case of Comcare v PVYW  HCA 41. The High Court of Australia recently decided the case and in a majority decision, favored the appellant Comcare in finding that Comcare is not liable to pay compensation to the respondent. The High court ruled that the employer did not “induce” or “encourage” the employee to engage in a private activity whilst on a work trip.
Class actions only truly arose in Australia post 1992, and are still considered an anomaly and rare by most Australians. However one class action that most Australians know about is in relation to Asbestos. Below is a brief history of Asbestos claims in America and Australia.
If you are a worker in Queensland, you probably heard of Superannuation fund or WorkCover Queensland (WQC). All Queensland workers registered with WorkCover together with… Read More »What are Superannuation & Disability Insurance Claims?
Today, Australia is anxious of the possibility of Asbestos contamination following the findings of several incidents of possible asbestos contamination in Ballarat, Hobart and South… Read More »Major Asbestos Scare Lurks in Australia
Medical tourism is a booming phenomenon for many Australian women (and increasingly, men) Places like Thailand, India, South Korea and Malaysia are becoming destinations for… Read More »Tummy Tuck in Thailand or Boob Job in Bangladore?