Workers in many occupations where they are likely to exposed to the Coronavirus can claim workers compensation benefits rather than take sick leave if they become ill with COVID-19. The RMB Compensation division explains.
The NSW Court of Appeal has dismissed a claim brought by a racehorse jockey suing another jockey for his fall.
A voice recording on an iPhone can be classed as a Will under certain circumstances, our Wills & Estates Division explains.
At the early stages of your separation, knowing what resources are available to assist you can alleviate significant financial stress. RMB Family Law division reports.
Injured workers have had a victory over insurers in the NSW Supreme Court. RMB Compensation division reports.
RMB works for Farmers in Regional New South Wales in protecting their interests with respect to negotiating positive outcomes with TransGrid Power.
For almost 10 years RMB has paid a significant percentage of the childcare fees for Women Lawyers who wish to get back to their career at our firm after having children.
RMB Lawyers has appointed its first external Chief Information Officer in order to help it drive its innovative technology plan.
Hundreds of lawyers in Regional Australia will come to retirement over the next 10 years and many don’t have a succession plan.
Beware of mobility scooters in shopping malls, warns RMB Compensation lawyer MELISSA PACHECO...
Procedures for assessing damages in personal injury claims in NSW have become increasing complex. RMB Compensation Lawyer FRAN SMITH explains...
Changes to the NSW Residential Tenancy Laws came into effect in March, 2020. As RMB Lawyers Partner STEVE WARWICK explains...
The Workers Compensation laws concerning the use and accrual of annual and personal leave for injured workers while they are receiving compensation benefits can be confusing. RMB Lawyers Partner and head of the Compensation Division CHRIS SHEPPARD explains:
RMB Family Law Division explains the four steps involved in property settlements.
A recent Federal Court decision on a casual worker’s leave entitlements has significant implications for casual workers and businesses that rely on casuals. RMB Lawyers Partner and Compensation Division head CHRIS SHEPPARD explains.
When it comes to making a decision about appointing an Enduring Guardian to look after you when you lose capacity either through old age or ill health (or both), the clear message is: don’t leave it until it is too late.
Even if you have never met your biological parent, you may still be able to make a claim on their estate. The RMB Lawyers Estate Planning division explains.
Heroic firefighters, many of them volunteers, have won the gratitude and admiration of Australians this summer as the nation has been ravaged by one of the worst bushfire seasons our country has ever endured. RMB Compensation Law head CHRIS SHEPPARD writes that these volunteers have legal rights.
Despite law changes aimed at preventing Workers Compensation claims for injuries suffered during journeys to and from work, there are still situations where such claims can be made.
The summer holiday period is generally marked by poor driver behaviour. RMB Lawyers Criminal Law division explains the Traffic Offenders Intervention Program:
Buying off the plan carries with it many potential risks and pitfalls for the unsuspecting real estate investor.
The RMB Wills and Estate division explains the tax implications for executors of estates, who may be under pressure to finalise distributions to beneficiaries:
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:
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.
The RMB Compensation division explains the principle of an intervening act in medical negligence.