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How long will my claim take?

By |December 6th, 2016|Blog posts, Car accidents, Centrelink, Disability allowance, Insurance, Interesting Canberra Law Firm Articles, Legal News, Workers Compensation|

Some personal injury claims may seem simple yet many will take some time to resolve and it is hard to estimate how long it will take

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Susan Kiefel in High Court’s top seat

By |November 29th, 2016|ACTWLA, Blog posts, High Court of Australia, Interesting Canberra Law Firm Articles, Legal News, Social Media, Women in Law|

Queenslander Susan Kiefel appointed as Australia's first female High Court chief justice

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Noor Blumer wins inaugural ACT Woman Lawyer of the Year

By |November 4th, 2016|ACTWLA, Blog posts, Interesting Canberra Law Firm Articles, Legal News, Social Media, Women in Law|

Our very own Noor Blumer has won the inaugural ACT Woman Lawyer of the Year award.

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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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Appeal finds ACT Government did not owe duty of care to Weed Control Company

By |July 10th, 2014|Interesting Canberra Law Firm Articles, Legal News|

  An ACT weed control company has failed to show in the Act Court of Appeal that the ACT Government should make a contribution to damages owed to its employee. In the appeal, Capital Weed Control Pty Ltd (CWC) claimed the ACT Government (the Territory) owed them a duty of care through the actions of Jenny Conolly, an ACT Government employee, which contributed to the CWC worker’s injuries. Ms Conolly, was a “Pest and Weeds Officer – Parks, Conservation and Lands” for the ACT Department of Territory and Municipal Services. […]

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Did you know?

By |May 9th, 2013|Interesting Canberra Law Firm Articles|

“Attorney” is an American term and is rarely used in [...]

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Thank God they don’t do this in Australia

By |April 16th, 2013|Interesting Canberra Law Firm Articles|

  A Texas Hospital billed a woman $4800 after she [...]

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NSW Workers compensation scheme is still adversarial and bad for your health

By |April 9th, 2013|Interesting Canberra Law Firm Articles|

(Snippet taken from http://www.injuredworkerssupport.org.au)   Regardless of claims made by [...]

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Australian Lawyers Alliance and ACT Law Society Websites

By |March 31st, 2013|Interesting Canberra Law Firm Articles|

The Australian Lawyers Alliance and the ACT Law Society websites are both useful resources worth a look if you have some spare time. The Australian Lawyers Alliance is a national association of lawyers, academics and other professionals dedicated to protecting and promoting justice, freedom and the rights of the individual. They promote access to justice and equality before the law for all individuals regardless of their wealth, position, gender, age, race or religious belief. […]

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What is a Personal Injuries Claim?

By |March 26th, 2013|Interesting Canberra Law Firm Articles|

  If you’re injured , it may affect your life in many ways – your ability to work, play sport, go dancing…You may be in constant pain. However, that doesn’t mean you have a legal claim. To have a claim of the type we deal with (other lawyers may deal with other types of claims), there needs to be someone at fault for your injury. Don’t assume that you do or don’t have a claim – you need to consult a lawyer experienced in Personal Injuries claims. The situation is different in each State and Territory. […]

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