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TGB Reynella: Proudly serving the south for 25 years

From little things big things grow, and so it has proved for Tindall Gask Bentley’s Reynella office which has just celebrated 25 years proudly serving the people of Adelaide’s southern suburbs. In 1992 the picture was very different to what it is today. Back then TGB was just a single office at 76 Light Square in the city....

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Why seeing a lawyer immediately after separation is your smartest move

Uncertainty and confusion can dominate your thoughts during a separation, but they don’t have to if you seek early advice. TGB lawyer Alexandra Svenson explains why seeing a lawyer immediately after separation could be your smartest move. In the immediate aftermath of separation it’s difficult to know where to start....

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I’m a transport worker and was injured interstate. Am I covered for compensation?

Trucks keep Australia moving, but what happens when transport workers are injured on the job? TGB lawyer Ashleigh Ridgway explains the various factors that need to be considered. Transport workers keep the economy ticking over across Australia’s vast land. These workers cross state lines frequently, in metropolitan and country...

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Disclosure: What is it it and how can it help a smooth separation?

Disclosure is a critical part of your separation and property settlement process, yet so few people understand what they need to do. TGB senior associate Renee O’Callaghan provides this easy disclosure guide. Firstly, it’s important you get a lawyer who can guide you through the tricky process of disclosure. Going it...

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I’m an injured public servant. What are my rights at work?

A host of injured public servants face uncertain futures following a public sector and legislative shake-up. TGB Senior Associate Chrissy Psevdos examines their legal rights. This morning’s edition of The Advertiser (4/4/2017) reported 138 public servants could be out of a job beyond 1 July 2017 when all new workers compensation...

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Podcast: What you need to know about medical negligence

Medical negligence. What is it? How do you prove it? Can you make a claim? In this episode of the Law & Life podcast, TGB partner Mal Byrne and senior lawyer and medical negligence expert Michael King explain the concept and the law around it. As a former pharmacist Mal Byrne has invaluable  insight into the medical industry...

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I’m back after a workplace injury but need more surgery. Can I receive payments even though my entitlements have ended?

It’s hard enough returning to work after a workplace injury. But what happens if you need more surgery? Can you still receive payments to ease the financial strain? TGB senior Associate Dimitra Bouras explains your options. “How will I pay my mortgage and bills if I can’t work?” It’s a common fear among people...

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WA police officer not guilty of grievous bodily harm

A WA District Court jury this week found police Constable Jonathan Edwards not guilty of Grievous Bodily Harm. The WA Police Union believes Constable Edwards should never have been charged and was simply doing his job effecting an arrest in the Perth suburb of Camillo, when force was required, in April 2015.  Constable Edwards...

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Working in a call centre has caused me stress and injury. Can I claim?

Call centre workers are under pressure. A heavy workload, coupled with noise, sometimes angry customers and bullying in the workplace takes a toll, and many workers are finding they can’t cope. Tindall Gask Bentley lawyer Ashleigh Ridgway discusses the issues and potential solutions. Noisy, stressful and fast-paced, working...

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Mix 102.3FM: TGB partner Jane Miller talks to Jodie and Soda about pet custody

Pets are integral members of many Australian families. Our furry friends offer wonderful companionship and never-ending love. But what happens fi you and your partner break up? Who gets custody of the pets? TGB partner Jane Miller had a chat with Jodie and Soda form the Mix 102.3FM breakfast show to explain what happens. Listen...

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My partner and I want to start a family. What parenting rights do same-sex couples have in WA?

It’s a dream shared by most couples in Western Australia – to have children together and raise a family of their own. But what do you and your partner need to consider if you are a same-sex couple? And what happens if you separate? Tindall Gask Bentley Senior Associate Renee O’Callaghan explains. There are various...

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A psychiatric injury has stopped me working. What do I need to know?

A change to the Return to Work Act means workplace psychiatric injury compensation claims are now assessed differently. TGB senior associate Dimitra Bouras and lawyer Alexandra Harris explain the change and how it may effect your chances of a successful claim. If a psychiatric injury has stopped you working, you need to know...

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InDaily: The political challenge of unracking, unpacking and unstacking

After feeding the South Australian public for years on a strict rhetorical diet of being “tough on crime”, it’s no wonder the State Government is struggling to sell home detention as a palatable sentencing option, writes TGB managing partner Morry Bailes for InDaily. Read the full article here. Morry Bailes...

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