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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The dangers of asbestos: David’s story

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. It was in the midst of the pandemic when David presented at the doctor in Jakarta, so they initially thought he had contracted Covid-19. […]

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The family juggle: Working parents and Workcover

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.  Our job as personal injury lawyers is to look at the wider […]

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$1 million success for injured worker

  $1 million success for injured worker   One of our clients recently received a $1 million settlement after a traumatic and life-changing workplace accident. The client, who wishes to remain anonymous, was working on an elevated work platform (EWP) at a height of 20 metres, when the EWP fell from the edge of the […]

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Marcia’s story: Remembering Jamin

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. It was a normal morning […]

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Workers comp myth busting: Costs

Workers comp myth busting: Costs Myth: You’ll be out of pocket when making a claim with Arnold Thomas & Becker. At Arnold Thomas & Becker, we operate on a No Win No Fee basis. We understand that our clients are coming to us under tough circumstances that often impact their financial position and their ability […]

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Tomislav Perinovic sues Dr Abid-Ur Rahman, Melbourne Health for damages after Tullamarine murder-suicide

Tomislav Perinovic sues Dr Abid-Ur Rahman, Melbourne Health for damages after Tullamarine murder-suicide The heartbroken husband of Tullamarine mum Katica Perinovic – who killed their three children before taking her own life – is suing his wife’s doctor and hospital for negligence. The lawsuit alleges the doctor and hospital were negligent in treating and managing Ms Perinovic’s […]

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