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Codeine to require script

By |July 27th, 2017|Blog posts, Legal News, Medicine, Public health|

The Therapeutic Goods Administration has announced products containing codeine will not be available over the counter after 1 February 2018.

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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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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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Can I use my iPod while driving?

By |September 28th, 2016|Blog posts, Car accidents, Legal News, Road rules, Social Media|

Legally drivers and riders may touch their mobile phones to make or receive phone calls if the phone is mounted to the vehicle, but what about iPads/iPod or other music devices?

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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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Another Canberra cyclist facing damages for allegedly injuring young girl

By |November 4th, 2014|Legal News|

Another Canberra cyclist is facing potential legal action after allegedly running into a 7-year-old girl and breaking her leg. The case follows a $1.7 million damages order against David Blick, who injured his friend Michael Anthony Franklin while the pair were riding together on the Capital Circle off-ramp to Canberra Avenue during evening peak hour in 2009. […]

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