Category - Injured People
Australia’s complex and confusing military rehabilitation and compensation system is taking a heavy – at times tragic – toll on injured service men and women, writes TGB partner and military compensation specialist Tim White in a guest column for InDaily – South Australia’s largest independent news...
It’s fair to say that in his 20 years helping injured Defence men and women, TGB partner Tim White has fought some tough legal battles and helped many veterans get the compensation they deserve.
Tim sat down with The Last Post magazine editor Greg Ross for a chat about his career, what drives his passion for representing...
When a global car manufacturer discovers a faulty part in one of their cars owners across the world are notified of the risk. A register is in place that keeps track of what parts are in which model of car. So why is it not the same for all Australian recipients of medical implants?
Thousands of high-risk medical devices are...
A new payment will help Defence veterans battling mental health issues while waiting for their compensation claim to be assessed by the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Last week the federal government passed the Veterans’ Affairs Reform Bill, creating the new payment, as well as opening up training and counseling opportunities...
When TGB partner Mal Byrne shared the tragic story of his client, Aref, an Iranian asylum seeker and former detainee, in a column for InDaily.com.au the public response was overwhelming.
Mal joined ABC Radio Evenings host Peter Goers in the studio to discuss the heartbreaking plight of Aref and all detainees.
You can listen...
Churches are hiding behind the law to avoid paying compensation to sexual abuse victims – and government inaction allows it.
As it stands, South Australia is behind every state in relation to legislating civil litigation reform to make it easier for abuse survivors to get compensation from the liable institution.
Bullying, workplace harassment and inappropriate behaviour - the common thread to all of these is stress and psychological injury, and the number of compensation claims is rising. For Commonwealth workers looking to make a claim, the process can be complex. TGB partner Tim White explains what to look out for.
TGB partner Tim White has successfully managed permanent impairment claims for injured Commonwealth employees right across the country. Here he answers some of his clients' frequently asked questions and raises things they need to be aware of.
The privatisation of the Motor Accident Commission's insurance business was meant to deliver cheaper registrations. However, it's now clear, argues TGB partner Barney Gask, that those savings have all but disappeared while injured South Australians are being ripped off and left vulnerable in the event of an accident.
Surgery is thought of as the last resort to fix our health problems, but recent reports suggest thousands of Australians are being advised to go under the knife unnecessarily.
TGB partner Mal Byrne is experienced in medical negligence matters and was invited on to Channel 7’s Weekend Sunrise panel discussion with Australian...