RMB Articles

Executors of Wills often wise to take their time

Posted 21-11-2019

If you have been appointed executor of a Will of a loved one who has passed away, the RMB Wills and Estates division has some important advice:

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Big Mac Last Resort for Compensation Claimants

Posted 21-11-2019
Category Compensation

Now more than ever, proper consideration needs to be given when deciding whether to commence proceedings in the Workers Compensation Commission to have an injured worker’s level of permanent impairment determined.

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Explaining Intervening Acts in Medical Negligence Cases

Posted 21-10-2019
Category Compensation

The RMB Compensation division explains the principle of an intervening act in medical negligence.

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Buying a Business Requires Careful Consideration

Posted 21-10-2019

A common way to buy or sell a business is through an asset sale where the purchaser buys the assets needed to continue to run the business from the vendor through a Sale of Business contract. RMB Commercial Lawyer explains the key concepts:

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Contractors May Have a Claim for Superannuation

Posted 23-09-2019

For both business owners and workers alike, there is often a conundrum as to whether a worker is an employee or an independent contractor. RMB Lawyers Partner CHRIS SHEPPARD explains that it is an important distinction.

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For your Family's Sake Don't Die Without a Will

Posted 23-09-2019

Making sure you have a valid and up-to-date Will doesn’t only ensure your estate is distributed according to your wishes when you die. As the RMB Wills and Estates division writes, it is also a service to your loved ones.

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Folau Case Full of Confusion and Conflicts

Posted 23-08-2019
Category Compensation

RMB Lawyers Compensation division looks at a case that is dominating the media headlines:

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Medical Negligence at Birth Leads to $700k Compensation

Posted 23-08-2019
Category Compensation

RMB Compensation division explains a case of medical negligence at childbirth:

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Better Deal for Firefighters with Cancer

Posted 22-07-2019
Category Compensation

Firefighters who have been diagnosed with cancer should look at how amendments to Workers Compensation might benefit them.

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Five Top Tips for Leasing Business Premises

Posted 22-07-2019

Whether you’re a first-time business tenant or a regular with experience, it’s always important to know your obligations under your lease. Here are five top tips for tenants from our Commercial Law team.

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Consequential Injuries Worthy of Investigation

Posted 19-06-2019
Category Compensation

RMB Lawyers Senior Associate ANNE BARLOW explains why it can pay to investigate compensation for consequential injuries.

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Piracy is Theft Which Ever Way You Look at it

Posted 19-06-2019
Category Compensation

Creative content producers have sought to get a message across to Australians for decades that piracy is stealing. However, as the RMB Compensation team explains, the message does not appear to be getting through.

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TDP Insurance may solve your money problems

Posted 22-05-2019
Category Compensation

An injury or illness that prevents you returning to work can have devastating consequences for your financial as well as physical wellbeing. But as head of the Compensation Law Division at RMB Lawyers CHRIS SHEPPARD explains, help may be at hand.

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What to do when a client wont pay you

Posted 22-05-2019

Businesses often find that clients fail to pay their invoices by the due date, we discuss the legal action businesses can take if they are having trouble with late payments.

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Understanding How Casuals can Convert to Permanent Jobs

Posted 29-04-2019
Category Articles

Many casual employees are now able to convert to permanent full-time or part-time employment under certain conditions of their employment, as RMB Lawyers Partner CHRIS SHEPPARD explains.

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Who Gets the Pet can be a Big Issue in Divorce Cases

Posted 20-03-2019
Category Family Law

When couples separate it’s often hard enough for them to decide who is getting the television, the couch or even the children. And when it’s the family pet, it’s by no means less complicated, as the head of RMB Lawyers’ Family Law Division CLAIRE OSBORNE explains.

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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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