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Cyclist safety with Phoebe Dunn, CEO, Amy Gillett Foundation

Cyclist safety with Phoebe Dunn, CEO, Amy Gillett Foundation

With the push to reduce congestion on the roads, cyclist safety is of increasing importance. Managing Partner, Tony Carbone, and Don Maffia, Practice Group Leader, Motor Vehicle Accident Compensation, are joined by Phoebe Dunn, CEO of the Amy Gillett Foundation to discuss the legislation, education and infrastructure changes necessary to reduce the death and injury [ More ]

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TAC update

TAC update

In tonight’s episode the panel looks at the difficulties surrounding TAC claims for serious injuries and the importance of specialist legal advice. Join Managing Partner, Tony Carbone, and Ahmed Pervaz and Alice Robinson, Associates, Motor Vehicle Accident Compensation, as they discuss issues including witness credibility and the complexities of aggravation of pre-existing injuries. This program [ More ]

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TAC update

TAC update

Tonight we look at look at recent updates in TAC matters, including proposed changes to pedestrian crossing design and helmet laws. The panel also discusses the significant effect failing to cross at a designated pedestrian crossing can have on a claim for damages. Join Managing Partner, Tony Carbone, TAC Partner, Don Maffia, and Lawyer Ahmed [ More ]

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Superannuation

Superannuation & Insurance Law

On tonight’s episode, we look at the CommInsure decision, Superannuation entitlements and Total and Permanent Disability claims for permanently injured individuals. Join Managing Partner, Tony Carbone, Civil Liability State Practice Group Leader Nunzio Tartaglia and Slater and Gordon Insurance Lawyer, Annemarie Gambera as they discuss these entitlements.

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Superannuation Entitlements, and Total and Permanent Disability Claims

Superannuation Entitlements, and Total and Permanent Disability Claims

Tonight we look at Superannuation entitlements and Total and Permanent Disability claims for permanently injured individuals. We give a broad overview of how to access compensation, we discuss the meaning of ‘total and permanent disability’, and the duty of insurers and trustees to give genuine consideration to claims, and to make a fair assessment of [ More ]

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Public Liability Claims

Public Liability Claims

Tonight we bring you an episode on Public Liability claims. We discuss a case where a claimant sought to quash a Medical Panel decision for errors made in their assessment. We look at a case where the Defendant occupier of premises was found liable, after the Plaintiff was injured on their property. We look at [ More ]

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TAC Case Update 3

TAC Case Update 3

Tonight we bring you a case update on transport accidents. We discuss a case where an applicant sought leave to appeal for two separate accidents for the same neck injury, where it was argued the neck injury was pre-existing. We discuss a case where the TAC denies liability to pay for the applicant’s shoulder surgery, [ More ]

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Insight from a former Nowicki Carbone Client, Graeme Nugent

Insight from a former Nowicki Carbone Client, Graeme Nugent

Tonight we engage in discussions with a former Nowicki Carbone Workers’ Compensation client, Graeme Nugent. Graeme suffered injuries in the course of his employment with his employer. After seeking legal representation with Nowicki Carbone Lawyers, his claim settled successfully. Join Managing Partner, Tony Carbone, Work Cover Lawyer, Stephanie Ng, and Graeme Nugent as they engage [ More ]

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Work Cover Case Update 3

Work Cover Case Update 3

Tonight we discuss workers’ compensation cases. We discuss a case where the applicant appeals an initial decision, a case where the worker failed to proved negligence on the part of his employer, a case where liability had to be apportioned between an employer, head contractor and subcontractor, and we also discuss the application of offers [ More ]

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Medical Negligence Case Update

Medical Negligence Case Update

Tonight we bring you an episode on Medical Negligence. We discuss the issue of seeking compensation under two different acts for the same injury, the admissibility of certain expert evidence as an opinion, the duty of medical practitioners to inform their patients of the risks associated with procedures, and the importance of bringing a cause [ More ]

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Product Liability and Sexual Abuse

Product Liability and Sexual Abuse

Tonight we bring you an episode on product liability and sexual abuse claims in Australia. We look at issues in relation to defective and unsafe products supplied to consumers, and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s role. We touch on sexual abuse claims for compensation against members in the catholic churches, occurring many years ago. [ More ]

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TAC Case Update 2

TAC Case Update 2

Tonight we discuss TAC case law. We look at a case where a Plaintiff appealed on the basis that a previous unrelated charge for which the Plaintiff was acquitted should not have been admitted as evidence. We review a case where a Plaintiff was allowed to bring a claim for damages outside the limitation period [ More ]

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The Effects of Bullying with Amy Cleland

The Effects of Bullying with Amy Cleland

On Easter Saturday last year, cyberbullying claimed the life of 19 year old Jessica Cleland. The night before her death, her social media accounts were flooded with horrible sentiments. Jessica’s sister, Amy, speaks about the tragic circumstances surrounding her sister’s death and the devastating impact cyberbullying can have on young people. Amy joins Managing Partner [ More ]

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Work Cover Case Update 2

Work Cover Case Update 2

Tonight we bring you an update on Work Cover. We look at a case where a worker was awarded damages for an injury sustained whilst walking back to her car after work. We look at a case where a worker was awarded damages for an injury after her employer failed to properly supervise her. We [ More ]

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“What’s in the News?” Extended Edition

“What’s in the News?” Extended Edition

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 the ice epidemic, the effects supplements have on our health, increases to private health insurance costs, the ability for consumers to top up [ More ]

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