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.
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The NSW Court of Appeal has dismissed a claim brought by a racehorse jockey suing another jockey for his fall.
Injured workers have had a victory over insurers in the NSW Supreme Court. RMB Compensation division reports.
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...
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:
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.
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.
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.
RMB Lawyers Compensation division looks at a case that is dominating the media headlines:
RMB Compensation division explains a case of medical negligence at childbirth:
Firefighters who have been diagnosed with cancer should look at how amendments to Workers Compensation might benefit them.
RMB Lawyers Senior Associate ANNE BARLOW explains why it can pay to investigate compensation for consequential injuries.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Advances in medical science are changing the way we view ownership of bodily tissue.
People injured playing sports have a number of avenues to seek compensation.