RMB Articles

Duty of Care Extends Past the School Gates

Posted 18-02-2019
Category Compensation

The RMB Compensation Division how far a school’s duty of care to its pupils extends.

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Gunshot Road Rage Victim Misses Shot at Compo

Posted 18-02-2019
Category Compensation

The RMB Compensation Divsion looks at two case of driver harassment, with different compensation outcomes for the victims.

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Who is to Blame when Bad Turns to Worse

Posted 18-02-2019
Category Compensation

Who is responsible when you have been injured, then suffered from poor treatment outcomes?

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Important to Know your Rights as a Consumer

Posted 31-01-2019
Category Compensation

The RMB Compensation Division explains the importance of consumers understanding their rights in relation to returns policies and faulty goods.

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The Art of Self-defence in Local Courts

Posted 04-12-2018
Category Criminal Law

Should you defend yourself if charged with criminal offences before the Local Court? RMB Lawyers Criminal division explains the process:

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Sexual Assault Redress Scheme has Limitations

Posted 22-11-2018
Category Compensation

The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sex Abuse shocked the nation over its five-year examination of the often horrifying prevalence of the sexual abuse of children in major public institutions. RMB Lawyers Compensation division considers the legal implications of one of the Royal Commission’s key recommendations:

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No Win / No Fee Benefits Clients not Lawyers

Posted 20-11-2018
Category Compensation

Law firms offering “No Win / No Fee” agreements are often met with scepticism. However, such arrangements are provided for the benefit of those seeking legal advice – and not the lawyers.

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Contempt a Trap for Untrained or Unwary

Posted 20-11-2018
Category Criminal Law

Contempt of Court laws means that there are dangers for the untrained, or unwary, in appearing in Court or covering Court proceedings for the media.

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Have your Say on Regulation for Short Term Letting

Posted 25-10-2018
Category Town Planning

The NSW Government is preparing to regulate the short term letting industry, but you can have your say. RMB Property and Planning division explains:

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Law is Keeping up with Advances in Medical Technology

Posted 02-10-2018
Category Compensation

Advances in medical science are changing the way we view ownership of bodily tissue.

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The Rules of Changing your Child's Surname

Posted 31-08-2018
Category Family Law

Changing a child’s surname can’t be done simply as a matter of convenience to one or other of the parents. There are many other considerations, as The RMB Family Law division explains:

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Binding Death Nomination a Super Idea

Posted 30-08-2018

You should consider a binding death benefit nomination if you have a self-managed superannuation fund, to ensure your assets are distributed as you wish after your death. The RMB Estate Planning division explains.

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Contracts can sometimes catch out the unwary

Posted 30-08-2018
Category Articles

Contracts are a part of everyday life, but they can also be a trap for the unwary – especially for purchases like mobile phones.

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Your Rights to Compensation for Sports Injuries

Posted 28-06-2018
Category Compensation

People injured playing sports have a number of avenues to seek compensation.

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Potential Cancer Connection from Breast Implants

Posted 27-06-2018
Category Compensation

In this week’s Law Matters column, the RMB Compensation division looks at the potential link between breast implants and cancer.

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What Happens when you have an Accident in NSW

Posted 13-06-2018
Category Compensation

There has been a lot of adverse publicity in recent years about changes to Compensation Law in NSW. RMB Lawyers Partner MARTIN CULLETON explains recent changes to the law applying to accidents in NSW.

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Skin Cancer Compensation For Outdoor Workers

Posted 03-05-2018

Australia has one of the highest rates of skin cancer in the world, and our outdoor workers are particularly at risk. The RMB Compensation division explains how workers who contract skin cancer through their employment can claim compensation.

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Where There’s a Will, There’s a Way

Posted 26-04-2018

Being involved in the administration of an estate when a loved one passes can be a  daunting process, but knowing the terms and responsibilities is a good place to start. EMMA Perkins from RMB Lawyers explains: 

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Executor’s Role Has Many Responsibilities

Posted 20-04-2018

Being asked to become an executor of an Estate carries many responsibilities, the RMB Estate Planning explains.

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Domestic Violence Protection Nation-Wide

Posted 20-04-2018
Category Family Law

Domestic violence laws have been changed in Australia to ensure better protection for victims across State and Territory boundaries. RMB Lawyers Partner MARTIN CULLETON explains:

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Part-1: Corridor Controversy - How Our Community Will Be Affected

Posted 13-04-2018
Category Real Estate

The Outer Sydney Orbital Corridor will have a dramatic impact on the Camden district community, as our Property Law division from RMB Lawyers Camden explains.

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Explaining Total and Permanent Disability Claims

Posted 13-04-2018
Category Compensation

If you have suffered an injury or illness and can no longer do the work you once did you may be entitled to a total and permanent disability (TPD) insurance benefit. RMB's Compensation team explains:

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Know Your Rights When Shopping Online

Posted 05-04-2018
Category Compensation

As e-commerce becomes increasingly popular, RMB's Compensation team explains what you should know about your rights and consumer protections before shopping online.

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How Proposed Changes to CTP Will Affect You

Posted 22-03-2018
Category Compensation

RMB Compensation division considers the impact on injured people of proposed changes to the NSW Compulsory Third Party (CTP) Scheme.

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Lump Sum Option for long Term Injuries

Posted 03-12-2017
Category Compensation

Long-term worker’s compensation recipients may be entitled to make a lump sum claim under certain circumstances.

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