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Informed consent vital to medical treatment

By |May 2nd, 2017|Blog posts, Medical negligence, Public health|

Before undergoing any type of treatment by a doctor or health professional – except in emergency or life threatening situations – an individual must give their consent.

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Blumers congratulates new lawyers

By |April 21st, 2017|Blog posts, Women in Law|

Congratulations to Blumers' lawyers Shaynee Dennis and Jacqui Janczukowicz who today were admitted as lawyers of the ACT Supreme Court

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Canberra Raiders v Manly Sea Eagles

By |April 18th, 2017|Blog posts|

Bullying in the workplace is unacceptable and employers have a responsibility to their staff to ensure they are treated fairly at all times. Workplace mistreatment can cause mental injury, for which you may be eligible for compensation.

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Compensation for mental injury and bullying at work

By |March 27th, 2017|Blog posts, Workers Compensation, Workplace rights|

Bullying in the workplace is unacceptable and employers have a responsibility to their staff to ensure they are treated fairly at all times. Workplace mistreatment can cause mental injury, for which you may be eligible for compensation.

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I ate out and got sick – what do I do?

By |March 17th, 2017|Blog posts, Food poisoning, Hospitality, Public health|

Some establishments have been shut down for breaching food safety regulations, a step taken by the government to try to prevent food poisoning outbreaks. We are lucky to live somewhere food safety is taken seriously and obviously the majority of establishments play by the rules and patrons can dine without cause for concern.

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I’m a casual hospitality worker – what are my rights?

By |March 1st, 2017|Blog posts, Hospitality, Workers Compensation, Workplace rights|

Work in hospitality can be a rewarding experience - if you've scored a casual gig making coffee or pouring beers, it's important to know your workplace rights

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But the other driver doesn’t have any insurance!

By |February 16th, 2017|Blog posts, Car accidents, Insurance, Road rules, Social Media|

People come to us after they’ve been injured in a car accident. They spoke to the other driver after the crash, and exchanged contact details – but when they asked for the insurance details, the other driver said they didn’t have any!

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Bike v bike

By |February 3rd, 2017|Blog posts, Insurance, Legal News, Road rules, Social Media|

Cycling can be a cheap and easy way to get around, but if you're involved in a bike accident what are your obligations?

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Hot coffee – the case of Stella Liebeck

By |January 13th, 2017|Blog posts, Insurance, Legal News, Social Media|

They say never let the facts get in the way of a good story but was it so good it meant an entire country overlooked the facts of the case?

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Centrelink’s role in compensation

By |December 14th, 2016|Blog posts, Car accidents, Centrelink, Disability allowance, Insurance, Legal News, Social Media, Workers Compensation|

Centrelink can play a vital role in compensation and has a right to recovery in personal injury claims

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