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Monday, 9 October 2017
In the news - Cairns Post
Far Northerners make more workplace claims than rest of Qld Far North agriculture, forestry and fishing workers have made more compensation claims than the rest of the state.
Monday, 9 October 2017
In the news - Financial Standard
Proceedings filed against CBA in Federal Court Funding for the shareholder class action against the Commonwealth Bank is now unconditional and proceedings have been filed in the Federal Court, marking the beginning of one of the largest shareholder class actions in Australian history.
Friday, 6 October 2017
In the news - The Sydney Morning Herald
What happens if you run a red light and claim someone else was driving Making a false declaration is a criminal offence. If you knowingly make a false declaration you could end up in court, facing far more serious charges than the initial traffic offence.
Friday, 6 October 2017
In the news - Australian Financial Review
Life insurers urge law change so they can pay for medical treatments The $15 billion insurance sector is calling on the federal government to overhaul restrictive legislation which it says stops it from paying for medical treatments to improve customers' general and mental health.
Thursday, 5 October 2017
In the news - Brisbane Times
'They use you and spit you out': Terminal cancer after Australian navy service Graham White not only gave the Australian navy ten years of his labour - that service will now cost him his life.
Tuesday, 3 October 2017
In the news - Lawyers Weekly
Charting new territory The Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards 2017 recognised the lawyers, law firms and legal teams leading the profession.
Friday, 29 September 2017
In the news - ABC News
Volkswagen ordered to 'put the record straight' over diesel emissions upgrade Volkswagen has been ordered by the Federal Court to "put the record straight" on its software upgrade for vehicles in Australia affected by the global emissions scandal.
Tuesday, 26 September 2017
In the news - ABC News
Channel 7 cadet: What are your rights if you make an HR complaint at work? Allegations have been levelled against the Seven Network over the treatment of a 27-year-old cadet journalist in Adelaide. What are your legal rights if you make a complaint at work? And what should happen if someone makes a complaint against you?
Monday, 25 September 2017
In the news - Brisbane Times
City Pacific bosses lose appeal, face $70m claim The executives behind failed finance company City Pacific face a bill for $70 million after failing in their attempt to have a judgment against them overturned.
Friday, 22 September 2017
In the news - Brisbane Times
Howard was mightier with a pen than Turnbull turned out to be When we see $122 million wasted on a postal "survey" for same-sex marriage, all we can see is the injustice. The injustice for the same-sex couples who just want the same basic rights as heterosexual couples - to get married to their person, the person they love.
Thursday, 21 September 2017
In the news - Go Auto News
Court wants answers from VW The Federal Court has ordered that Volkswagen and its subsidiaries Audi and Skoda give sworn testimony explaining why dual-mode software was installed in their diesel vehicles.
Thursday, 21 September 2017
In the news - Super Review
Insurance in super code needs to explain real impacts While the Insurance in Superannuation Code of Practice draft is a good start, it needs to explain the real impacts of rationalising funds and policies to ensure members are not left worse off, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers believes.