RMB Articles

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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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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