In February 2021, Better Safer Care Victoria provided a report on “sentinel events”; incidents in which a person receiving healthcare died or was seriously harmed.
In this blog, we look at your rights, entitlements and obligations regarding your employment after a motor vehicle accident.
If you are on WorkCover and unable to return to any work as a result of your workplace injury, your employer is required to hold your position open for 52 weeks.
In this article, we will look at how personal injury compensation, for example TAC or WorkCover benefits, may affect the supports a person with a disability receives under their NDIS plan.
If you hurt yourself at work and are in receipt of WorkCover weekly compensation payments for your time off work, you have probably been asked to participate in planning for your return to work, [...]
In this article, we provide a guide for General Practitioners about the Victorian workers compensation claims process and answer some of the common questions raised by GP’s.
Whether it be out of polite conversation or genuine interest, I’ve often been asked “what made you want to be a lawyer?” I almost always jokingly respond with “because my Asian parents wanted me [...]
We review a case where Polaris Lawyers was able to resolve the client’s common law claim for injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident without the need to go to court; achieving a [...]
In this article, we review the case of Marc White v TAC ; a cyclist injured in a road accident in 2015 where the TAC denied the plaintiff’s ‘serious injury application’.
Participants in high risk or adventure related activities are often asked to sign a waiver. Personal injury waiver forms generally ask you to acknowledge that you understand the risks associated [...]