Following the Bourke Street Massacre, there have been 14 TAC common law claims for those hit by the car, 12 claims for the family members of those who were either killed or injured and 15 claims [...]
What does the law say about the extent of the duty of local doctors (GP’s) in relation to referral of patients to specialists (for example surgeons) and other health services?
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Joint Medical Exams ("JME") are arranged by your lawyer. They are a medical examination with a “specialist independent doctor” to assess your transport accident injuries.
A recent study shows that of all medical errors in Australia each year, approximately 140,000 relate to misdiagnosis or delays in diagnosis. About 21,000 of those cause serious harm and result in [...]
Long ago someone wise once said, “Behind every good lawyer, is a great legal assistant.” Or is that just me trying to present my own statements as ancient wisdom?
The legal deck is stacked against people injured or killed in aged care. The recent COVID outbreak in Victorian facilities highlights the absence of oversight in aged care homes exposed to coronavirus.
If a motor vehicle involved in a transport accident was unregistered or uninsured, this can impact the injured person’s eligibility to compensation under the TAC scheme.
Compensation payouts for personal injury are generally one-off payments made for long term injuries and losses. With often large sums of money being involved, it’s important that recipients seek [...]