The decision to ban engineered stone in Australia because of the deadly risk to workers who deal with the product is a world-first. The RMB Compensation Law Division explains explains the importance of the decision.
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Not all e-bikes are created equal, when it comes to making “motor vehicle accident” claims in the NSW Personal Injury Commission. The RMB Compensation Law Division explains.
BE The quashing of Kathleen Folbigg’s convictions over the death of her four children, for which she spent two decades in jail, will lead to a huge compensation claim. The RMB Compensation Law Division explains.
If you are injured by a dog, then you should obtain legal advice about your rights to compensation at an early stage. The RMB Compensation Law Division outlines an interesting case.
Under Workers Compensation legislation, an employer is liable to pay for an injured workers reasonably necessary medical expenses. The RMB Compensation Law Division explains, this may include new and evolving treatments like medicinal cannabis.
If your child been injured in a motor vehicle accident, they may be entitled for compensation for their physical and psychological injuries under the Motor Injuries Act 2017. The RMB Compensation Division explains how the Act works.
A recent Court of Appeal decision shows that “obvious risk” can be an important consideration in personal injury cases. The RMB Compensation Law Division explains.
After 25 years, legislation has finally been passed to increase the amount of compensation the NSW District Court can award an injured person. The RMB Compensation Division explains.
Social media posts can produce damaging “own goals” for injured people seeking damages for an injury. The RMB Compensation Division explains.
Older Australians over the government retirement age of 67 and considering staying in or returning to the workforce may be entitled to benefits if they are injured at work. The RMB Compensation Division explains.
Silicosis is a debilitating lung disease caused by exposure to silica dust. RMB Compensation Lawyer ANNE BARLOW explains the process of claiming compensation.
As summer approaches and a new $10 million skin cancer campaign highlights the shockingly high rates of skin cancer in men, employers should review the extent to which they protect their workers. The RMB Compensation Division explains.
Australia’s two million casual employees may not be entitled to the same annual and long-service leave benefits as their full-time or part-time colleagues, but casuals are entitled to compensation if injured at work. The RMB Compensation Division explains.
In the midst of the COVID lockdown, an admission was made in a workers compensation claim which could have far reaching effects for the ever-increasing gig economy. The RMB Compensation Division explains:
The rights and entitlements of an injured worker on a building site with multiple contractors has long been a fraught area of compensation law. The RMB Compensation Division examines a recent case.
When it comes to workers compensation, NSW legislation treats people who are left with psychological injuries very differently from those who suffer physical injuries. The RMB Compensation Division argues that this needs to change.
Having a workers compensation claim denied can be devastating, there are avenues to challenge the decision.
If you or a family member have been the victim of a dog attack or a dog bite you are able to pursue a claim for compensation.
If you or a family member have suffered an injury caused through the negligence of a medical practitioner, a hospital or any other provider you may be entitled to make a claim for medical negligence.
As COVID-19 deaths continue, the RMB Compensation Division examines a case where the estate of a man who died from COVID-19 has been awarded workers’ compensation.
Given the recent weather and the cancelation of numerous sports due to sporting field conditions, the High Court of Australia has delivered a timely decision which provides guidance to event organisers. RMB Compensation Division leader CHRIS SHEPPARD EXPLAINS:
Farmers and other agricultural workers who acquire dust diseases through their work can seek compensation, as the RMB Compensation division explains.
Most people don’t enjoy going to the dentist on a good day, let alone after suffering an injury during the course of their dental treatment. However, as The RMB Compensation Division explains, you can claim compensation for dental negligence.
Injured workers can receive compensation for injuries that are sustained in work-related activities, but how closely related the activities are to your work is the question. The RMB Compensation Division explains.
People injured in local council facilities could be assisted by the recent determination of a claim against Wollongong City Council. The RMB Compensation Division explains.