Tuesday, 21 November 2017
In the news - The Australian
Bank inquiry just as powerful as royal commission, lawyers say Lawyers have said a commission of inquiry into the banks could be just as powerful as a royal commission if the terms of reference are broad enough.
Monday, 13 November 2017
In the news - insurancenews.com.au
Group cover code must have teeth, lawyers warn Maurice Blackburn Lawyers says a code of practice for insurance provided within superannuation must be binding and enforceable from the start to be effective in driving higher standards.
Friday, 10 November 2017
In the news - Brisbane Times
Euthansia debate lives on as assisted suicide bill passes historic hurdle The decriminalisation of euthanasia is a hotly debated topic everyone seems to have an opinion on, influenced by many factors: personal experience, individual rights, medical grounds, emotional, religious, moral and legal reasons.
Monday, 30 October 2017
In the news - Brisbane Times
Death of teen at gym raises questions about membership fine print For those of us who love to keep fit, what are our rights if things go wrong after signing up for a gym membership or to a sporting club?
Friday, 27 October 2017
In the news - SMSF Adviser
Delays with disputes handling causing PI claims issues Some practitioners are taking too long to escalate client disputes to their licensing provider which is causing professional indemnity insurance claims to be denied in some cases, warns an industry lawyer.
Sunday, 22 October 2017
In the news - The New Daily
Wednesday, 18 October 2017
In the news - The Guardian
'Perverse outcomes': How Australia is failing sexual harassment victims The sex discrimination commissioner Kate Jenkins talks about the cost of making a complaint and how the cases keep coming despite the strength of discrimination laws.
Monday, 16 October 2017
In the news - HRM
Why you need to keep employees who experience the onset of disability People who experience the onset of disability through illness are often managed out of the workplace. But helping them to stay usefully employed can offer benefits on both sides.
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.