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What’s in the News

Tonight we discuss the latest captivating news stories. In an extended version of our ‘What’s in the news’ segment, we look at the news and at a range of legal issues, including proposed presumptive cancer compensation laws for firefighters, the danger of quad bikes, a defamation claim involving a Melbourne nightclub owner, and much more. [ More ]

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Elder Financial Abuse

Elder Financial Abuse

Elder Financial Abuse is the most common form of abuse reported by older Australians. In the lead up to World Elder Abuse Day on 15 June, Tony Carbone, Managing Partner, and John Karantzis, Practice Group Leader and Accredited Specialist in Personal Injury, are joined by Diana Young, Senior Associate Commercial Litigation at Slater and Gordon [ More ]

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Workers Compensation case update

Workers Compensation case update

Tonight we look at recent Court of Appeal decisions in Workers Compensation matters. Join Managing Partner, Tony Carbone, together with John Karantzis, Practice Group Leader and Accredited Specialist in Personal Injury, and James Casey, Senior Associate, Workers Compensation as they discuss the duty not to cause psychological harm, the difficulties surrounding complex Workers Compensation claims [ More ]

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World MS Day: Life with MS and TPD claims

World MS Day: Life with MS and TPD claims

In the lead up to World MS Day, the panel looks at the challenges faced by those with MS. Approximately an additional 1,000 people are diagnosed every year with MS, and 50-80% of those with MS cease to work full-time within 10 years of diagnosis. Managing Partner, Tony Carbone, and Annemarie Gambera, Principal Lawyer in [ More ]

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Public Liability update: gyms, personal trainers and recreational activities

Public Liability update: gyms, personal trainers and recreational activities

Tonight the panel looks at injuries associated with gyms, personal trainers and recreational activities. Join Nunzio Tartaglia, State Practice Group Leader, Civil Liability, Barrie Woollacott, National Practice Group Leader, Public Liability, and Jessica Rosla, Lawyer, Medical Negligence, as they discuss the voluntary assumption of risk and liability waivers in high injury activities. This program is [ More ]

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Estate Planning

Estate Planning

Tonight the panel looks at wills and estate planning. A well-structured succession plan provides security for your family and gives you peace of mind. This is especially necessary if you care for dependants with special needs, or have considerations regarding one’s own care following injury or illness. Managing Partner, Tony Carbone, and John Karantzis, Practice [ More ]

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Road Trauma Support Services, and Shine a Light for Road Safety Campaign

Road Trauma Support Services, and Shine a Light for Road Safety Campaign

Tonight the panel is joined by special guest Cameron Sinclair, CEO of Road Trauma Support Services. Cameron talks with Don Maffia, Practice Group Leader and Anna Jennings-Edquist, Associate, Motor Vehicle Accident Compensation, about the devastating impact of road trauma, and the counselling and support services offered by RTSSV to those affected. Their upcoming Shine a [ More ]

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Workplace Fatalities and Brodie

Workplace Fatalities and Brodie’s Law

Tonight, in the lead up to International Workers Memorial Day, we look at the dangers faced by workers and the toll of workplace fatalities. Managing Partner, Tony Carbone, and John Karantzis, Practice Group Leader Workers Compensation are joined by Damian and Rae Panlock, parents of Brodie Panlock who tragically took her life following relentless workplace [ More ]

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Changes to trauma cover policy definitions

Changes to trauma cover policy definitions

Tonight we look at the recent change in trauma policy definitions, and the announcement that CommInsure will be reviewing rejections for an extended period. Managing Partner, Tony Carbone, Civil Liability State Practice Group Leader, Nunzio Tartaglia, and Sarah Snowden, Practice Group Leader, Superannuation, discuss what this means for people with rejected claims, and the importance [ More ]

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Mentally healthy workplaces with Nick Arvanitis, beyondblue

Mentally healthy workplaces with Nick Arvanitis, beyondblue

In the lead up to World Health Day 2017 “Depression, Let’s Talk”, we are joined by Nick Arvanitis, Head of Workplace Research and Resources at beyondblue to talk about workplace stress and mentally healthy workplaces. At any given time, 1 in 5 employees are likely to be experiencing a mental health condition. Managing Partner, Tony [ More ]

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Workers Compensation update

Workers Compensation update – workplace bullying and psychiatric injuries

Tonight we look at workplace bullying and psychiatric injuries. Join Managing Partner, Tony Carbone, together with John Karantzis, Practice Group Leader and Accredited Specialist in Personal Injury, and Rachel Peters, lawyer, Workers Compensation as they discuss the difficulties surrounding these complex Workers Compensation claims and the importance of specialist legal advice. This program is not [ More ]

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Acquired Brain Injuries with Sharon Strugnell, CEO BrainLink

Acquired Brain Injuries with Sharon Strugnell, CEO BrainLink

Tonight we are joined by Sharon Strugnell, CEO of BrainLink, a service dedicated to improving the quality of life of those affected by acquired disorders of the brain. Join Managing Partner Tony Carbone, Practice Group Leader, Motor Vehicle Accident Compensation, Don Maffia, as they talk to Sharon Strugnell about the challenges for carers and families, [ More ]

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TAC update

TAC update

In tonight’s episode the panel looks at recent issues around TAC claims, including difficulties surrounding claims with an unidentified driver. Join Managing Partner, Tony Carbone, Practice Group Leader, Motor Vehicle Accident Compensation, Don Maffia, and Motor Vehicle Accident Compensation Lawyer, Sarah Nicholson. This program is not directed at WA, NSW & QLD viewers and in [ More ]

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Medical Negligence Update

Medical Negligence Update

Tonight we discuss recent issues in medical negligence, including the inherent risk of a medical procedure, and the Good Samaritan defence. Join Managing Partner Tony Carbone, State Practice Group Leader Civil Liability, Nunzio Tartaglia, and Medical Negligence Lawyer, Jessica Rosla in their discussions of this complex area of law. This program is not directed at [ More ]

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Public Liability issues

Public Liability issues

Tonight we look at recent Public Liability matters, including witness credibility. The panel also discusses the responsibility of pedestrians to take reasonable care for their own safety in using a footpath, and the impact on a claim for damages. Join Managing Partner, Tony Carbone, Civil Liability State Practice Group Leader, Nunzio Tartaglia, and Ike Nwokolo, [ More ]

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