Arnold Thomas & Becker has a media team who focus on raising awareness of issues important to our communities.

We welcome the opportunity to assist with media interviews and information requests.

For enquiries relating to media please contact:

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Phone: 03 9614 1433

Knowmore Class Action: All you need to know

Everything you need to know about the Knowmore Class Action.

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Scaffolding falls on the rise in Victoria

Arnold Thomas & Becker welcomes WorkSafe Victoria’s recently launched statewide blitz to tackle fall risks on building sites.

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Injured on an airplane? You might be entitled to compensation

Passengers who were injured on-board Singapore Airlines flight SQ321 when it encountered severe turbulence may be eligible for compensation.

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Your right to feel safe from violence at work

Front-line workers who are most at risk of suffering an injury due to violence and aggression in the workplace - and it's not OK.

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An important message for National Road Safety Week

This week is National Road Safety Week, an annual initiative highlighting the devastating impacts of road trauma and driving safely.

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Do you know what the most common workplace injury is?

Approximately 30,000 Australians are injured per year at work - what is the most common injury?

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Why do I need a lawyer for a TAC claim?

Why it's important to have a lawyer on your side for your TAC claim.

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Can an employer deny a workers compensation claim?

Many people are understandably nervous about the idea of lodging a workers compensation claim with their employer, for fear that it will be denied.

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Road safety: It’s everyone’s responsibility

Unfortunately, we’ve seen close to 300 lives lost on our Victorian since January 1, 2023 – a 20% increase on last year’s toll.

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Workers comp myth busting: Costs

Myth: You’ll be out of pocket when making a claim with Arnold Thomas & Becker.

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Arnold Thomas & Becker welcomes Tasmania’s Commission of Inquiry and warns against the Redress Scheme

Arnold Thomas & Becker recently welcomed the Commission of Inquiry into the Tasmanian Government's responses to child sexual abuse in institutional settings.

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A life changing fall: Ricardo’s story

Our client, Ricardo Fuentes, who almost died at his workplace in February 2020 after falling 10 metres to the ground when scaffolding collapsed.

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How to identify sexual harassment in the workplace – and what to do about it

Sexual harassment in the workplace still occurs. It is behavior that happened last year, last week and yesterday. It is happening now. Do you know how to recognise it?

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Claiming super insurance after a physical injury

Our client, Brett, has never been able to return to work since a traumatic accident in 2020 that left him with severe injuries. Brett came to Arnold Thomas & Becker for help.

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$1 million superannuation insurance settlement for our client

Our client became extremely unwell while travelling overseas in 2019, where he was hospitalised in a foreign country with acute dissection of the hepatic artery in the liver requiring surgical repair.

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The dangers of asbestos: David’s story

David* was a fit and healthy man in his 60s living in Jakarta with his wife when he started noticing shortness of breath in 2021.

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Why sexual abuse survivors should avoid the Redress Scheme

If you’re a survivor of sexual abuse, know that you’re not alone – we’re here to help. If you feel as though you would like to explore your options, this is what you need to know.

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Big wave surfer Ross Clarke-Jones shares his story

Arnold Thomas & Becker were honoured to represent Ross Clarke-Jones throughout his recent legal issue. He shares his story.

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Blue Knot Day: Supporting survivors of trauma

Thursday 27 October is Blue Knot Day, a national day for Australians to unite in support of the more than 5 million adults who have experienced complex trauma.

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Marcia’s story: Remembering Jamin

October in Australia is Motorcycle Awareness month. Between 2017 and 2021, there were 195 lives lost in motorcycle accidents on Victorian roads, and more than 6,000 non-fatal crashes. Over a third of motorcycle crashes happen at intersections where other vehicle drivers do not see the rider.

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The family juggle: Working parents and Workcover

There is no good time to be injured at work, but when a worker who is injured also has a young family, there can be difficulties that arise with the potential to affect entitlements to compensation. 

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$1 million success for injured worker

One of our clients recently received a $1.2 million settlement after a traumatic and life-changing workplace accident.

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Slips, trips and falls – have you been injured in a public place?

All sorts of hazards may present themselves when we are out in public, often at times when we least expect it.

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Road Safety Tips for New Drivers

Gaining your learner’s permit at the tender age of 16 is a rite of passage for many Victorian youths. Largely due to inexperience and a series of unique safety issues faced by young and new drivers, they’re overrepresented in road accident and injury and fatality statistics.

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Road accident danger increases as cyclists return to work

TAC and road accident injury compensation Law Firm, Arnold Thomas & Becker urge cycling commuters to take caution as they return to work. As many Melbournian workers return to work following two years of pandemic lock downs working from home followed by recent Christmas holidays there’s an increased capacity for accidents and injuries to occur.

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Everything You Need To Know About A Back Injury Claim

Anyone who has had a back injury will tell you how significantly it impacts daily life. The severe pain and restrictive movement that come with a musculoskeletal injury can make the most basic task challenging. A back injury that limits a person's ability to work has many detrimental effects, with financial strain and employment instability causing significant stress on top of the severe pain and discomfort.

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