I was the Victim of a Botched Surgery, What Should I do?

Having any kind of surgery inevitably comes with risks. However, every doctor should provide their patient with all the necessary information during their consultation, to where the patient agrees to undergo the surgery despite the risks involved. Otherwise, you may have a medical negligence case on your hands. Interestingly, it was reported in the Annals…

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I’m a Pedestrian Involved in a Motor Accident, What Should I do?

The last thing you’d expect when heading to and from work, running errands or taking a leisurely stroll is to be involved in a traffic accident. However, according to Transport for NSW’s Centre for Road Safety, it’s quite the common occurrence, with more than 1500 pedestrians being hit on NSW roads each year. So, if…

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What Does the Role of an Executor of a Will Entail?

The role of an executor in a Will is of utmost importance. Given the person who has passed has put all of their trust in the person they’ve nominated to take care of a lifetime’s worth of assets accordingly, there’s a lot of responsibility involved. With that said, what actually are those responsibilities, exactly? And…

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The Impacts of Migration Post-COVID-19.

2020 was most certainly a devastating year that will leave a significant mark in our history books. For so many individuals and families the world over, if their health wasn’t directly impacted by the deadly virus, their livelihood was severely impacted by the repercussions of it; there’s been an unprecedented number of job losses and…

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Stay-at-Home Parent or Breadwinner – Who Contributes More in Family Law?

Having to separate with your long-term partner after your lives have become so intertwined over the years is never an easy thing to deal with. Having built a family where children are involved; however, brings with it a whole new set of complexities. As all parents know, the roles and responsibilities that come with parenting…

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Injured at work? Here’s what you need to know about compensation claims.

Everyone has the right to work in safety. In fact, your employer has a legal obligation to ensure your safety while at work. But sometimes things go wrong. If you have an accident at work due to your employer’s negligence, you may be able to make a claim for compensation. When can you claim? Claims…

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What do you do if your workplace injury was not your employer’s fault?

If you suffer a workplace injury, and it’s significant, you may be able to claim for loss of income (learn more here). Such a claim is under the Workers Compensation scheme. If you were injured as a result of the fault of an entity other than your employer, you have legal rights under another piece…

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Things you need to know to make a successful TPD claim

Many superannuation policies offer TPD insurance (also known as Total and Permanent Disability insurance). While policies differ, and some pay more than others, TPD claims provide a lump sum payout if you can prove your illness or injury is permanent and prevents you from working (for specific details on what your TPD policy covers, check…

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TPD and TTD Super Insurance Claims – What’s the Difference and What do They Cover?

Depending on your superannuation policy, part of your contributions may be paying for insurance. There are usually two types of insurance cover – Total and Permanent Disability (TPD) cover and Total and Temporary Disability (TTD) cover. What’s the difference? Claims for Total and Permanent Disability (TPD) can be made if you are mentally or physically…

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Contesting a Will? What you Need to Know.

If you have assets you’d like to share with particular people when you die, you need to have a Will. You also need to review and possibly update your Will every few years to ensure it reflects your wishes. But what happens if someone close to you feels left out of your Will or there…

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