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Injured At Work? Your Next Steps Checklist

To receive treatment or compensation after injury or accident in the workplace, the injured person – or trusted support person – will need to take a few immediate steps. To help make this process as simple and stress-free as possible, the Legal GP have summarised the key steps below. Read on! If you are injured in the workplace or in a work environment, you will need to submit a WorkCover claim. To ensure the best outcome, there are a few steps that you should take as soon as possible to best protect your interests. It is not unusual for those who experience workplace [...]

2020-06-24T10:57:44+10:00By |Uncategorized|

Injured on Public or Private Property? Your Next Steps Checklist

To receive treatment or compensation after injury or accident in a public or private place, the injured person – or trusted support person – will need to take a few immediate steps. To help make this process as simple and stress-free as possible, the Legal GP have summarised the key steps below. Read on! If you are injured in a public or private place there are several steps that you should take as soon as possible to best protect your interests. If you’re unable to perform some of these actions due to your injury, ask a trusted companion, friend, relative or witness to [...]

Defining Serious Injury: The Gateway To Suing For Damages

If you are injured in a road accident or at work in Victoria – at the fault of another road user or your employer – there are requirements that must be met before you can sue for damages. In this Legal GP blog, Mark Ryan unpacks the definition of ‘serious injury’ and ‘negligence’ for a better understanding of the pathway to suing for damages. Read on. When you’re injured because of the actions of another party – for example, another road user hits you or your employer does not introduce appropriate safety procedures – this renders the other party negligent. Even if you [...]

Minimising Dollar Dispute and Maximising Dollar Recovery

Often, commercial financial disputes and difficulties recovering funds don’t involve complex legal problems – rather, they involve practical problems poorly handled. In today’s blog, Mark Ryan shares some of the commercial problems and solutions he has encountered in his years of practise as the Legal GP. Read on! Always document what you have agreed upon, at the very least in simple terms. Record parties’ names, addresses and essential obligations – such as supply methods and payment. This document does not have to be word processed or specially formatted to be effective and enforceable by law. Handwritten in lead pencil in a notebook or [...]

2020-04-20T10:10:23+10:00By |Uncategorized|
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