When someone has a Will drawn up, they are one hundred per cent within their rights to have their estate distributed in any way they choose should they die. But in Australia, we have laws to protect those unfairly left with nothing or too little in a Will. If you believe you have been left [...]
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You may contest a loved one’s Will in New South Wales if you believe you have been left out or have not been sufficiently or fairly provided for in the Will. However, there are many things you should know before you begin proceedings or make your claim. Firstly, in NSW a Will is usually challenged [...]
When there’s been a death in a family, the grief is exacerbated for any family members or friends if they have been left out of the deceased person’s Will. If this has happened to you, it may be possible for you to contest the Will or apply to the NSW Supreme Court for a Family [...]
A spate of serious child injuries, one that nearly cost a girl her eyesight, has forced Kmart and Target to make a big change. Australian shopping chains Kmart and Target are making safety changes across the country after a young girl almost lost her eye to a store’s clothing hook. The move comes following multiple [...]
Is whole person impairment different from permanent disability? If so how? In this blog, we'll look at all these questions and more, so read on. Whole person impairment vs permanent disability When someone has no ability, whether physically or mentally, or has difficulty doing the usual activities of life that most people have no trouble [...]
A man has lost half his leg in a workplace accident at a factory near Sydney. A 35-year-old man has lost half his leg in a workplace accident at a factory in New South Wales’ Macarthur region, near Sydney. Ambulance crews were called to the Inghams Poultry Processing Plant on Ralfe St, Tahmoor, about [...]
A nurse is suing Woolworths for more than $1.3 million after slipping on a grape, which she claims caused physical and psychological damage. A woman who slipped on a grape in a grocery store aisle of Woolworths is suing the supermarket giant for $1.3 million. Queensland nurse Charlotte Louise Bobbett, now 43, allegedly slipped [...]
As of 2020 Sunsuper has decided to make some potentially life changing amendments to all aspects of their superannuation policies. Already this year they have decreased their account keeping fees and overall costs. As at 1st of January 2021 further changes will be made towards their growth, retirement and investment strategies. Our focus is the [...]
Garry Moratti was diagnosed with an “incurable” and deadly workplace illness. But there’s a shocking reason he’s been denied a payout. When Queensland stonemason Garry Moratti was diagnosed with silicosis in 2017, the message from his doctor was clear – either give up work or die. So Mr Moratti was forced to abandon the [...]
Have you got a current CTP claim or Workers Compensation claim anywhere in Australia? Then your lawyer should also have opened or investigated a Super TPD claim (Total and Permanent Disability) on your behalf. If he/she hasn’t, then you could be missing out on an extremely valuable benefit provided to injured or ill people [...]