Probate of a Will – When Is Probate Necessary

Probate of a Will

There are a lot of emotions involved when it comes to death, and it can be a struggle to understand the ins and outs of the legal jargon if you’re an executor. From the concern over will estate disputes to dealing with estate litigation lawyers and all the technical terms that seem to come with […]

Can You Make More Than One TPD Claim

TPD Accident Claim

The short answer to the title question is yes. However, there are a raft of conditions to wade through before you make any claims. If you hold several insurance policies and separate superannuations, then there’s a good chance you can file and succeed in several Total and Permanent Disability (TPD) Claims.  Just because you can […]

Do Time Limits Apply To Motor Vehicle Compensation Claims

Motor Vehicle Accident

If you’ve been in a motor accident, you know it can take a physical and emotional toll. It’s a traumatic event, and whether you carry physical or emotional injuries, you have to think about your right to motor vehicle compensation.  Time limits apply to most motor vehicle compensation claims. So, you need to understand your […]

Urgent Review Announced for NSW Foster Care System

Child In Emergency Care

The New South Wales government is set to launch an urgent review of the state’s foster care system. This decision comes in the wake of alarming revelations from the Advocate for Children and Young People, which has collected a series of distressing accounts from children living in state-funded emergency care. Children as young as 10 […]

A Comprehensive Guide to Silicosis and Total and Permanent Disability

Total Disability Silicosis

Silicosis, a progressive, irreversible, and incurable fibrotic lung disease, has become a major concern for workers in industries such as mining, construction, and manufacturing where silica dust is prevalent. Chronic exposure to this dust can lead to permanent lung damage, making the disease a debilitating and sometimes fatal condition.  Total and Permanent Disability (TPD) claims […]

Motor Vehicle Compensation – Understanding The Claims Process

Motor Vehicle Accident Claim

Australian drivers are legally required to have Compulsory Third Party Insurance, a type of insurance that provides monetary relief for anyone injured in a road traffic accident.  This insurance provides compensation for drivers, passengers, pedestrians, or cyclists involved in a motor vehicle accident. It allows injured parties to claim against the liable party’s insurance provider.  […]

Funding Warning for National Redress Scheme

NRS Funding Warning

For victim-survivors of childhood sexual abuse, there has been a long road to speaking out. On average, victims of child sex abuse take 24 years to speak up, with 70% of adult victim-survivors saying they kept the abuse hidden throughout their childhood. From guilt and shame to fear, there are many reasons why it’s impossible […]

A Guide to Silicosis Symptoms: Essential Information You Should Know

Man Suffering from Silicosis

Silicosis is an occupational lung disease borne from the most unsuspecting source – silica dust. This commonplace mineral, found in soil and an array of rocks, might seem harmless but is, in fact, potentially lethal. When the dust is inhaled, it can result in lung scarring and Silicosis, a form of pulmonary fibrosis. It impacts […]

Redress Now Open To Prisoners Affected By Instualtionalised Child Abuse

National Redress Applicant

The National Redress Scheme has been in place for several years now, and the latest figures show that almost 40,000 applications have been lodged, and almost half of them have been processed so far. With almost 15,000 payments already made, the scheme has now undergone another change, and it’s good news for many victim-survivors across […]