Wednesday, 26 December 2012
In the news - Sunshine Coast Daily
Drive to cut bike deaths A law firm behind the promotion of better protection of motorcyclists is urging the State Government to also include road safety awareness programs for all drivers when it introduces updated motorcycle licensing guidelines.
Thursday, 6 December 2012
In the news - ABC
Hospital death inquest recommends doctors face medical board A coroner has recommended two doctors be referred to the medical board over the death of a sixty-nine year old woman at a central Queensland hospital in 2010.
Monday, 22 October 2012
In the news - Herald Sun
Trust in mental health system has bitter end for families Brian Phillips had good news to tell his son, Grant, that last night he saw him. Grant had spent the past six months working on plans to start a surfing tour business.
Monday, 15 October 2012
In the news - The Australian
Parents take Supreme Court action against hospital The adoptive parents of a little girl starved of oxygen during birth say they are taking legal action to secure her a bright future.
Wednesday, 10 October 2012
In the news - Sunshine Coast Daily
Motorcycle concern An accident where a car driver ignored a stop sign and slammed into a motorcyclist, leaving him emotionally troubled and unable to work, has helped highlight the campaign for greater awareness of motorcyclists on our roads.
Thursday, 20 September 2012
In the news - The Courier Mail
Coroner investigating death of baby Bella Diefenbach calls for laws requiring verandas to pass safety checks Beautiful Bella should have been safe in her daddy's arms. Tucked under dad Adam Diefenbach's arm with her head nestled into his shoulder, Bella dozed as he stepped onto the front deck of their Yeppoon rental home to get some sun.
Thursday, 23 August 2012
In the news - Herald Sun
Boy wins negligence case against private hospital A severley disabled boy has settled a medical negligence lawsuit against an obstetrician and a private hospital in the Supreme Court today. Michael Wilson SC, for Darcy Hanssen, told a jury yesterday that the 12-year-old was suing for ``many many millions of dollars'' because the care given to his mother during the hours of his birth was negligent.
Friday, 17 August 2012
In the news - The Australian
Slapping on a suit to discourage debate Defamation sets the right to protect one's property (reputation) against freedom of speech. Everyday people often see it as a sword against misinformation, abuse or obscenity -- an opportunity to speak truth to power and protect honest public debate.
Monday, 6 August 2012
In the news - Herald Sun
Price for convenience is too high Opinion: WorkCover expert Kim Shaw says the case of John Tonta, left for dead after a horrifying attack during his supermarket night job, highlights the duty of care for employers.
Tuesday, 24 July 2012
In the news - The Morning Bulletin
From farm girl to fast track Sitting at a large mahogany desk with a sixth-floor view of the mighty Fitzroy River, its hard to believe Maurice Blackburn's Associate Megan Rothery is a farm girl at heart.
Sunday, 1 July 2012
In the news - Proctor
Career Spotlight - Trent Johnson, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers Asbestos and occupational exposures lawyer
Thursday, 21 June 2012
In the news - Herald Sun - The Law Blog
Taking the sting out of credit card fees Opinion: A fee is always an unpleasant surprise. You have just jumped through six transactional hoops to grab that online bargain, and at the last hurdle, a credit card surcharge leaps out and stings you.