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.
In this week’s Law Matters column, the RMB Compensation division looks at the potential link between breast implants and cancer.
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.
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:
As e-commerce becomes increasingly popular, RMB's Compensation team explains what you should know about your rights and consumer protections before shopping online.
RMB Compensation division considers the impact on injured people of proposed changes to the NSW Compulsory Third Party (CTP) Scheme.
Long-term worker’s compensation recipients may be entitled to make a lump sum claim under certain circumstances.
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.
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.
How complications arising from unsuccessful Pelvic Mesh Implant Surgery can be severe and people affected in this way should not suffer in silence.
Claiming Compensation for Injuries to the Same or Similar Body Parts.
How Australian Consumer Law gives consumers injured or made ill from faulty imported goods an opportunity for 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.
How a consequential injury may be compensable.
Claiming for asbestos-related diseases and RMB’s asbestos register.
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.
How accident victims can claim for care and assistance.
An argument that people suffering from work-related psychological illness deserve more recognition and support.
The Workers Compensation Act 1987 allows injured workers to claim lump sum amounts from their employer or insurer, but is it right for everyone?