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Late last week, the Supreme Court of Appeal handed down a decision on two matters heard concurrently, that set an important precedence for injured workers in South Australia seeking a lump sum payment under the Return to Work Act 2014 (SA) (The RTW Act).
TGB Lawyers acted for Mr Williams, the successful appellant in one of the...
For more than 25 years, I’ve been on the frontline, assisting veterans and Australian Defence Force (ADF) members in their quest for a Gold Card from the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA).
A question that I’ve been asked many times is whether having PTSD is the golden ticket to obtaining a Gold Card. The picture...
The engagement ring is often one of a couple’s most cherished items, but what happens to it at separation?
This is a conundrum faced by an increasing number of people as it becomes more and more common for couples to live together before they walk down the aisle.
There are cases dating back to 1926 in which Australian...
Courts housed in outdated and unsuitable heritage buildings are impacting jurors, staff and even trials in an indictment of government will and funding, argues Morry Bailes in his opinion piece for InDaily.
The punishing neglect of our state justice system
The Chief Justice of South Australia, Chris Kourakis SC, has recently...
If you have been injured in a motor vehicle accident in Western Australia (WA) and can’t return to work, you may be eligible to claim compensation for loss of income or earnings. Your incapacity to work may result in a loss of earnings and could be claimed for under motor injury insurance.
According to the ICWA annual report...
The Federal Government has agreed to an overhaul of Australia’s privacy laws, in light of a number of significant data breaches in recent years, which have affected millions of Australians. The proposed reforms will include giving Australians:
the right to opt out of advertising, and
the right ‘to be forgotten’ (requesting...
Personal injury claims are some of the most common Darwin compensation cases. If you have been injured or struck down with illness through no fault of your own, you may be entitled to compensation.
However, because personal injury law regulation is such a vast category with many ins and outs, it can leave victims feeling confused...
If you've been involved in a car accident there is as much a mental toll as a physical one. TGB partner Tim White examines the path to a successful psychological injury claim in Western Australia.
First responders play a vital role in society, and it is not unusual for them to face life-threatening situations and significant trauma as part of their work. Under current legislation, making a work injury claim related to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can be a daunting and stressful process. However, recent developments...