Injured on an airplane? You might be entitled to compensation

Injured on an airplane? You might be entitled to compensation 56 Australians were on-board the Singapore Airlines flight that experienced severe turbulence on Monday, with eight of those injured and being treated in a hospital in Bangkok. In total, 18 people were hospitalised.   The flight, bound for Singapore, was forced to make an emergency […]

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Your right to feel safe from violence at work

Your right to feel safe from violence at work WorkSafe’s “It’s never OK” campaign focuses on the alarming violence and aggression that too many workers face every day. Our experience is that it is the front-line workers who are most at risk of suffering an injury due to violence and aggression in the workplace.    […]

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Road safety: It’s everyone’s responsibility

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. As we approach the festive season, it’s more important than ever to remain vigilant while using our roads – whether you’re a car driver, motorbike rider, pedestrian […]

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Scaffolding falls on the rise in Victoria

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. The initiative was launched after nine Victorian workers died in 2023 as a result of falls from height, including four in the construction industry. “Falls from height are a leading […]

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A life changing fall: Ricardo’s story

A life changing fall: Ricardo’s story We all have the right to feel safe at work and return home at the end of each day. This was not the case for our client, Ricardo Fuentes, who almost died at his workplace in February 2020 after falling 10 metres to the ground when scaffolding collapsed. Ricardo […]

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

How to identify sexual harassment in the workplace – and what to do about it Fear. Humiliation. Violated. Afraid. Confused. Angry. Frustrated. Offended. Belittled. Grief. These are the words of our client who was sexually harassed in the workplace. Each word has its own meaning; its own consequence. Sexual harassment in the workplace still occurs. […]

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Claiming super insurance after a physical injury

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 was working on a truck, pulling a tarp over a steel coil, when the tarp suddenly slipped and he fell three metres to the […]

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$1 million superannuation insurance settlement for our client

$1 million superannuation insurance settlement for our client Despite millions of Australians holding a superannuation account, many are unaware of their entitlements to superannuation insurance should the need arise. This is particularly the case when an injury or illness affects the ability for a person perform their employment activities – even if the injury or […]

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Why sexual abuse survivors should avoid the Redress Scheme

  Content warning: Please be aware that this blog contains information regarding child sexual abuse. We know that no amount of compensation can take away the pain and trauma for survivors of childhood abuse. Injuries are long-lasting, affecting many areas of survivors’ lives. However, we will fight for the compensation you deserve to support you […]

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