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 [...]
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’.
Earlier this year I put away my scrubs for the last time, shutting the door on my career as a nurse and midwife to start my new role as a lawyer. I thought I’d share with you, three of the things [...]
To make a claim for common law damages for pain and suffering and economic loss, you need to show that you have suffered a serious injury and that your injury was caused or contributed to by a [...]
Understandably, many Victorians are concerned about the effect COVID-19 will have on the progress of their personal injury claim. They want to know whether it will affect their ability to get [...]
In this article, we review a case in relation to a serious injury application for psychological injury as a result of a road accident, which ultimately ended up in the courts.
Most people assume that they own their own medical records. After all, the records contain some immensely personal information about our health and medical treatment. In this article, we look at [...]
After being injured while getting medical treatment in Victoria, people often ask us, “Am I out of time to make a claim for compensation?” The short answer is that getting advice and finding out [...]
In Victoria, almost all claims for personal injury compensation are subject to “caps” and “thresholds” under the law. These limit the amount of compensation you can receive if you are injured or [...]
In this article, we will look at some of the other legal implications (other than workers compensation or medical negligence) of COVID for individuals and businesses, and answer this question: [...]