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Changes urged after tragic death of cyclist Arzu Karakoc

A coroner has called for major changes after a Melbourne mum was killed while cycling to see a friend.

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Toorak real estate agent wins bid to block access to court documents

Prominent real estate agent Ross Savas, who has brokered record deals for some of Melbourne's most prestigious homes, has intervened to block the release of details about a civil case brought by a former female employee against his agency.

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Uber Eats faces test case over driver’s ruptured ACL during delivery

Uber Eats is facing a potential test case for paying workers compensation to those hurt on the job...Read More about this article here

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Aged care home facing threat of legal action amid negligence claims

Distressed families have spoken out at about how aged care homes handled the care of their loved ones, and are seeking legal advice to help understand what went wrong.

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Australian government put Manus staff at risk of harm in lead-up to deadly riots, court told

A security officer at the Manus Island detention centre suffered severe psychiatric injuries after the Australian government and his employer, G4S, failed to provide him and other staff with adequate safety equipment, training and support in the lead-up to riots that left one person dead and 77 people injured, a court has heard.

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Surfing legend Ross Clarke-Jones is SUING Australian Survivor producers after horrifically breaking his ankle on the show

Surfing legend Ross Clarke-Jones is suing Australian Survivor producers, a new report has claimed.

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Injured surface sues over Survivor fall

BIG-WAVE surfer Ross Clarke-Jones is taking legal action against the producers of Australian Survivor, claiming he suffered a debilitating injury during filming of the hit reality show.

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Survivor Australia star Ross Clarke-Jones suing producers over horror injury sustained on set

A champion big wave surfer who starred in a recent season of reality television juggernaut Survivor is suing over a horror accident that he says caused a debilitating injury.

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Greg Mortimer Covid-19 Cruise Class Action

An Australian law firm is launching a class action against a luxury cruise liner after 128 of the 217 people on board became infected with COVID-19.

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‘They played Russian roulette with our lives’: Cruise ship passengers to sue

Passengers on the ill-fated Greg Mortimer cruise ship that set sail for Antarctica four days after the coronavirus was declared a pandemic are poised to launch a class action after 128 people on board became infected.

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Melbourne Uni pays out $700,000 to PhD student ‘groped’ by professor

The University of Melbourne has paid $700,000 in compensation to a former PhD student who alleges she was sexually assaulted and harassed by a professor, amid claims the prestigious institution concealed previous complaints about inappropriate behaviour by the decorated academic.

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Manus guard pleads with Morrison to settle claim before taking life

A former security guard left severely traumatised by the deadly riots at the Manus Island detention centre has taken her own life before her legal battle with the Australian government and G4S Australia reaches court - after writing a suicide note addressed to the Prime Minister.

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Guard sues over fire injury

A SECURITY guard is suing the state's director of housing after he suffered horrific burns in a fire at a block of flats.

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‘Significant’ Compensation payout for couple shot by police inside Melbourne’s Inflation Nightclub

Victoria Police criticised by the state's anti-corruption watchdog for its "failure" to properly investigate the actions of officers who shot two people at a Melbourne nightclub two years ago.

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