It’s an unpopular topic – the idea that the Court makes a value judgement about a person’s credibility based on their past and present behaviour. But it is also a reality of legal proceedings and something worth understanding properly.
You may have heard of Australian Consumer Law (‘ACL’) being used to get a replacement if your TV or washing machine are faulty, but did you know that the same laws provide compensation if you are injured due to a faulty product?
It can often be a difficult and stressful time if you are unable to work due to an injury or illness. There are a number of reasons why it is important to have a lawyer when making a superannuation insurance claim.
On 30 April 2020, WorkSafe Victoria established the Workers’ Compensation Independent Review Service (WCIRS). The purpose of the WCIRS is to review decisions made by insurers with respect to workers’ compensation claims. When undertaking a review, the WCIRS must determine whether a decision made by an insurer is sustainable or has a reasonable prospect of Defence at Court.
WorkSafe has partnered with Alfred Health to establish Australia’s first dedicated Occupational Respiratory Clinic.
The new centralised clinic will provide a comprehensive multidisciplinary approach in the diagnosis and management of occupational respiratory diseases with an initial focus on silica-exposed stonemasons.