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.
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 understand that reputation, particularly trust, is key to the client/lawyer relationship. Choosing the right lawyer for you can be daunting so we've created some tips to assist.
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
The RACV has proposed changes to laws to protect cyclists. The proposed changes would require motorists to keep at least 1 metre between them and cyclists on roads under 60kph and 1.5 metres for [...]
50 ways to leave your lawyer: your rights and responsibilities for ending a ‘No Win No Fee’ agreement
A lawyer’s relationship with their client is built on trust and confidence. But if the relationship has broken down and you’re considering changing lawyers, there are some things to consider first.
Before I had my children, my idea of motherhood was misguided to say the least. I was working full time as a solicitor for a large personal injury law firm. I was working long hours and my [...]