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Causation in medical negligence claims

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

The element of causation is a very difficult to prove in medical negligence cases. In order to be successful in your medical negligence case, you will need to prove that the injury sustained would  Read More



Guide to medical negligence

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE Do you think you have been provided with sub-standard medical care, and as a result of that inadequate treatment you have suffered an injury? We put a lot of faith in o  Read More



The dark side of cosmetic breast surgery

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Cosmetic breast surgeries are becoming increasingly prevalent in todays society. With the increase in all thing’s breasts, from beast lifts, reductions, and implants, many underqualified med  Read More



CAN I MAKE A SECOND CLAIM FOR LUMP SUM COMPENSATION FOR PERMANENT IMPAIRMENT?

Monday, March 26, 2018

The Workers Compensation Act allows an injured worker to make only one claim for lump sum compensation for permanent impairment if the claim was made after 19 June 2012. You cannot return and try to i  Read More



AMENDMENTS TO SECTION 38 OF THE WORKERS COMPENSATION ACT – CONTINUING WORKCOVER PAYMENTS AFTER 130 WEEKS

Monday, March 26, 2018

In August 2016 the Workers' Compensation Act was amended to change a workers' entitlements to ongoing weekly compensation based on the level of permanent impairment obtained. The Workers Comp  Read More



WHAT IS A “MINOR INJURY” UNDER THE NEW MOTOR ACCIDENT INJURIES ACT 2017

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Once you have made a claim for personal injury benefits under the new Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017 which is effective for accidents after 1 December 2017, the insurer will pay weekly payments   Read More



WHAT TO DO AFTER A CAR ACCIDENT (AFTER 1ST DECEMBER 2017)

Thursday, March 22, 2018

If you have sustained an injury in a car accident after 1 December 2017 then you are entitled to compensation under the new Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017. What to do after a car accident?   Read More



DUTY OF CARE OF HEAD BUILDER TO CONTRACTORS ON A JOB SITE

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Construction sites are one of the most dangerous places to work. Yet despite this well-known fact, employers and head builders continually put work place safety and duty of care in construction as  Read More



SECTION 59A OF THE WORKERS COMPENSATION ACT 1997 – LIMIT ON PAYMENT OF MEDICAL EXPENSES

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Section 59A is an important section of the Workers' Compensation Act as it deals with an injured workers' ongoing entitlement to medical expenses. Medical expenses are payable to an injured w  Read More



SECTION 39 OF THE WORKERS COMPENSATION ACT

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Because of the amendments to the Workers Compensation Legislation in 2012, Section 39 of the Workers' Compensation Act states that injured workers who have been receiving weekly benefits since 1 O  Read More