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.
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.
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.
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.
The RMB Compensation Division how far a school’s duty of care to its pupils extends.
The RMB Compensation Divsion looks at two case of driver harassment, with different compensation outcomes for the victims.
Who is responsible when you have been injured, then suffered from poor treatment outcomes?
The RMB Compensation Division explains the importance of consumers understanding their rights in relation to returns policies and faulty goods.
Should you defend yourself if charged with criminal offences before the Local Court? RMB Lawyers Criminal division explains the process:
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:
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.
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.
The NSW Government is preparing to regulate the short term letting industry, but you can have your say. RMB Property and Planning division explains:
Advances in medical science are changing the way we view ownership of bodily tissue.
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:
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.
Contracts are a part of everyday life, but they can also be a trap for the unwary – especially for purchases like mobile phones.
People injured playing sports have a number of avenues to seek compensation.
In this week’s Law Matters column, the RMB Compensation division looks at the potential link between breast implants and cancer.
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.
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.
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:
Being asked to become an executor of an Estate carries many responsibilities, the RMB Estate Planning explains.
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:
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.