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Legal Advice: Most Commonly Asked Questions About Your Legal Rights

Superannuation insurance payouts: All your questions answered

Most Australians aren’t aware that their superannuation fund is there for more than retirement. If you are unexpectedly forced out of work by a personal injury, and you can show that your injury qualifies as a “total and permanent disability,” you may be eligible for an additional lump sum payment from your superannuation fund. You can withdraw this superannuation disability

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Dust disease: Symptoms, causes and legal options

Receiving a dust disease diagnosis is extremely stressful — especially if you’re worried about finances. Unfortunately, dust disease cases in many parts of Australia continue to rise, according to the National Dust Disease Taskforce. If you or someone you love has contracted dust disease due to poor workplace exposure standards, it’s important to know that you could be entitled to

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What should I do after a car accident?

A serious car accident is a logistical nightmare for everyone involved. Between physical injuries, the shock of the event and filing a claim, it’s no wonder so many individuals find dealing with the aftermath of a car accident to be such a challenge. While many drivers are able to receive the compensation they deserve from their insurers, others must fight

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Is there a maximum compensation amount for ACT car accident injuries?

Compensation can provide vital financial support for people who have suffered serious injuries in a road traffic accident. But are there limitations on how much money someone can receive? The answer to this question depends on several factors, including: Who was to blame for the accident? How severe were your injuries? Is there permanent damage? Are you entitled to damages

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What is the Nominal Defendant in a car accident claim?

The terms ‘plaintiff’ and ‘defendant’ are used in car accident compensation cases – and other civil law matters – to represent the individual pursuing the claim and the people or organisations being accused, respectively. As a plaintiff, you may encounter another phrase: the Nominal Defendant. But what does this mean? And how could it affect your Australian Capital Territory motor

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