RMB Articles

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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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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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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Explaining Total and Permanent Disability Claims

Posted 13-04-2018
Category Compensation

If you have suffered an injury or illness and can no longer do the work you once did you may be entitled to a total and permanent disability (TPD) insurance benefit. RMB's Compensation team explains:

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Know Your Rights When Shopping Online

Posted 05-04-2018
Category Compensation

As e-commerce becomes increasingly popular, RMB's Compensation team explains what you should know about your rights and consumer protections before shopping online.

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How Proposed Changes to CTP Will Affect You

Posted 22-03-2018
Category Compensation

RMB Compensation division considers the impact on injured people of proposed changes to the NSW Compulsory Third Party (CTP) Scheme.

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Lump Sum Option for long Term Injuries

Posted 03-12-2017
Category Compensation

Long-term worker’s compensation recipients may be entitled to make a lump sum claim under certain circumstances.

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Your Right to Sue for Foul Play Injuries

Posted 03-11-2017
Category Compensation

Many Australians love contact sports, but they can result in injuries. RMB Compensation Lawyer looks at your right to sue when injured by an act of foul play.

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Strict Limits Apply to Journey Compensation

Posted 05-09-2017
Category Compensation

Changes to the Workers Compensation Act means that it doesn’t pay to suffer an injury on your way to or from work, because you will only be entitled to compensation under certain limited circumstances.

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Dont Suffer in Silence from Pelvic Mesh Mistakes

Posted 29-06-2017
Category Compensation

How complications arising from unsuccessful Pelvic Mesh Implant Surgery can be severe and people affected in this way should not suffer in silence.

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Claiming Compensation for Injuries to the Same or Similar Body Parts

Posted 19-06-2017
Category Compensation

Claiming Compensation for Injuries to the Same or Similar Body Parts.

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Consumers Protected from Faulty Imports

Posted 24-05-2017
Category Compensation

How Australian Consumer Law gives consumers injured or made ill from faulty imported goods an opportunity for compensation.

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Victims can Hit Back at Abusers

Posted 13-04-2017
Category Compensation

The Royal Commission into Child Sex Abuse has opened up opportunities for victims to tell their stories, both at Commission hearings and in civil cases.

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Consequences Matter: Claiming Consequential Injuries

Posted 16-02-2017
Category Compensation

How a consequential injury may be compensable.

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Exclusion Clauses Dont Rule Out Injury Claims

Posted 13-02-2017
Category Compensation

How exclusion clauses work.

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Consider Joining an Asbestos Register

Posted 18-11-2016
Category Compensation

Claiming for asbestos-related diseases and RMB’s asbestos register.

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Protection for Rescue Heroes

Posted 06-06-2016
Category Compensation

Protection for people who go to the aid of accident victims.

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Medical Negligence can be Challenged

Posted 23-05-2016
Category Compensation

Hospitals and medical specialists can make mistakes, with potentially serious consequences for the patient. We outline one such case that led to a significant compensation payment.

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Compo Claims for Blameless Accidents

Posted 05-05-2016
Category Compensation

The issue of blameless motor vehicle accidents.

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Care and Assistance for Accident Victims

Posted 22-04-2016
Category Compensation

How accident victims can claim for care and assistance.

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Psychological Illness needs more Recognition

Posted 14-03-2016
Category Compensation

An argument that people suffering from work-related psychological illness deserve more recognition and support.

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How the Workers Comp Act Works

Posted 18-12-2015
Category Compensation

The Workers Compensation Act 1987 allows injured workers to claim lump sum amounts from their employer or insurer, but is it right for everyone?

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