Mental Health Care and the Responsibilities of Care

What is mental health?  ‘Mental health’ is often used as a substitute for mental health conditions that affect a person’s mood, thinking and behaviour.  The signs and symptoms of a mental health condition depends on the disorder and circumstances of the person. Some examples of mental health conditions may include (but are not limited to):  […]

Gym Injuries

The desire to take care of our body leads many of us to the gym, the perfect place to work on our physique and health. But what happens when you end up causing yourself more harm than good? Injuries at the gym can arise from any number of situations, ranging from things like overworked muscles […]

Duty of Care in Aged Care & Nursing Homes

Duties & Responsibilities of Care Duty of care is a concept that may not be obvious to conceptualise. How far does a duty of care reach? What does it cover? The term does have a specific definition as according to The Department of Health of Australia, who outlines it in a summary as: “The principle […]

Lawyers Vs. Solicitor Vs. Barrister Vs. Attorney

So, you need a legal representative for some reason, but you’re not sure who you need? You’ve heard the titles lawyer, solicitor, barrister, and attorney thrown around but never needed to know who they are or what their job title entails. We are here to explore the different titles of lawyer, solicitor, barrister, and attorney […]

Injured While Working From Home

As the Covid-19 situation continues to develop worldwide, many businesses have had to adapt to the new working conditions that are being enforced upon them. With social distancing and isolation efforts being put in place, we are seeing many workplaces opt for working from home where possible. What does this mean for your rights as […]

Your Rights for Workers’ Compensation

Knowing your legal rights is key to making a successful workers’ compensation claim. You could be entitled to a payout if you’ve been injured at work, but securing damages isn’t always a straightforward process. We can offer advice on this area of the law so you have the financial freedom to regain your quality of […]

Work Accidents: The Most Common Workplace Injuries

Workplace accidents can happen to anyone. While some professions are inherently more ‘risky’ than others (e.g. a builder is more likely than a marketing manager to get hit by a falling hammer), there’s no such thing as an injury-proof job. All industries, environments and roles come with some degree of risk – nobody is  immune […]

What you need to know: Motor Vehicle Accidents

It’s important to know what to do in any emergency situation (particularly one with legal implications) but too often, it’s difficult to understand what your rights & obligations actually are. We’ve tried to simplify this and put it in layman’s terms for you in our “What you need to know” series which kicks off with […]

What To Do Immediately After An Accident

There is some very important information that you need to collect, following an accident. That information includes the following: With this and some other information you are able to provide notification to the compulsory third party insurer of your claim and begin the process of claiming damages for you. Claiming for Damages You are able […]

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