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A good Workers Compensation scheme is in everybody’s interest

By |September 5th, 2016|Blog posts, Workers Compensation|

Workers Compensation is not a new concept in Australia, where there has been more than a century of protections for ordinary citizens. Workers Compensation isn’t rocket science and really just needs a few key features in determining the success of the scheme for business, insurers and workers.

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ACT scraps abuse time limits

By |September 1st, 2016|Blog posts, Interesting Canberra Law Firm Articles, Legal News|

The ACT Legislative Assembly has passed laws scrapping the time limit on historical institutional child abuse claims. The limitation period was removed in recognition of the trauma and hesitation many victims experience as a result of abuse. The move means the Territory has joined NSW and Victoria in removing that time barrier.

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Donate life week

By |August 5th, 2016|Blog posts|

As a child I was diagnosed with a degenerative eye condition which led to a rapid loss of sight. Trees lost their leaves, faces were no longer familiar and words began to lose their shape.

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Utting v Clarke

By |August 3rd, 2016|Blog posts|

The plaintiff now aged 35, was injured when her vehicle was rear ended the defendant’s vehicle in May 2013. Liability was not in issue.

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Being bullied at work? Some practical tips

By |July 18th, 2016|Blog posts|

Being bullied while you’re at work is a horrible experience that can leave you demoralised and confused. Lots of employees don’t know where to turn or what to do if there’s a bullying problem, because they’re afraid of making things worse.

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Blumers announces new directors

By |July 1st, 2016|Blog posts|

Blumers Lawyers are pleased to announce that Amy Burr and Phil Schubert have been appointed new directors along with Mark and Noor Blumer.

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It’s time to retire ‘Dear Sirs’

By |June 30th, 2016|Blog posts|

It has been 98 years since legislation was passed in NSW that removed formal barriers to women entering the legal profession.

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Kangaroo vs Car

By |June 23rd, 2016|Blog posts|

So you’re a passenger driving home along the Parkway when, from out of nowhere, a kangaroo bounds onto the road. You are briefly stunned by what is about to happen and time seems to slow.

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Perils of plastic surgery tourism

By |June 6th, 2016|Blog posts|

In Australia there is a growing trend in people going overseas to undergo plastic surgery. Popular countries to visit include Thailand, Malaysia, Mexico and Brazil where prices can be up to a quarter of the cost of the same surgery in Australia.

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Can You Say Sorry After a Car Accident?

By |June 2nd, 2016|Blog posts|

In the tense moments of disbelief after a car accident it is normal for your instinctive reaction to be saying ‘sorry’.

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