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ABC News: Fears over asbestos inhalation as Australians clean up after flooding by Alicia Nally

Gordon Legal Partner Victoria Keays, recently spoke with ABC journalist Alicia Nally about the dangers of asbestos exposure for those cleaning up in flood-affected areas. Victoria shared her expertise, encouraging residents on the east coast to turn ... Read more

Fight goes on for COVID-hit businesses

MEDIA RELEASE - MELBOURNE, 08 October 2021: Australian businesses trying to recover money they believe is owed to them by their insurers for COVID-related losses will continue their fight after today’s ruling in the Federal Court. The judgment by the ... Read more

Research Highlights SME Confusion About Business Interruption Insurance

MEDIA RELEASE - 30 August 2021 27% of businesses surveyed have not claimed Covid-related losses on their business interruption policy as they feel their claim will be denied by their insurer 19% say they have been told by their broker not to bother ... Read more

Business Interruption Insurance Clients Launch Class Action To Recover COVID-Related Losses

MEDIA RELEASE - 2 July 2021 QBE Class Action Gordon Legal has commenced a class action on behalf of QBE policyholders who have had their business interruption insurance claims denied. Lloyds Class Action (Jewellers and Gem Merchants) Gordon ... Read more

In the news: Monitors on bricks, and ‘ugg boot’ foot: Working from home, an injury story

Rachel Schutze, personal injury lawyer and partner at Gordon Legal speaks to the Age.    ... Read more

Gordon Legal secures Landmark Settlement in Robodebt Class Action

Media release 16 November 2020 - Gordon Legal announces today the settlement of the Robodebt Class Action, subject to the approval of the Federal Court of Australia. The settlement reached with the Commonwealth of Australia means that if approved by ... Read more

Health workers, WorkCover and COVID-19: What you need to know.

An article in the Age on 18 August 2020 regarding “Health staff want automatic WorkCover rights, as new mask concerns emerge” detailed concerns of health workers in having their WorkCover claims accepted automatically by WorkSafe when lodged. As personal ... Read more

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Health Care Workers Compensation: Advice from a Work Injury Lawyer on Health and Safety in 2020

Navigating workers’ compensation claims in the health care industry Health care workers have the highest risk of workplace injury out of any industry. As with any industry, health care workers should know their rights when it comes to claiming compensation. It ... Read more

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What is a workplace accident? Advice from a workplace accident lawyer

By Jenny Forti, Principal Lawyer, Accredited Specialist Personal Injury Law Everyone has the right to workplace safety, and the right to compensation if that safety is compromised and they are injured at work. Workers’ compensation covers workplace accidents ... Read more

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Motorcycle accident compensation: an injury lawyer’s advice

By Anastasia Eleftheriou, Principal Lawyer and Accredited Specialist, Personal Injury Law  If you or someone you care about is injured in a motorcycle accident, life can be turned upside down. The ability to focus on your recovery can be difficult when ... Read more

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COVID-19: Mesothelioma law firm advises sufferers of asbestos-related disease on how to seek help

By Tess Dickie, Senior Associate, Asbestos and Dust Diseases department As lives continue to be affected by COVID-19 around the world, some people may be more vulnerable to its effects than others. One such group is sufferers of asbestos-related disease, ... Read more

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Updated 2020 legal advice on workers’ compensation

By Jenny Forti, Principal Lawyer: Injury Law Workers should be informed of their rights and how they can claim compensation in the case of work-related injuries. The guide below reflects the most up-to-date information on workers’ compensation in 2020, ... Read more

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Employee Rights from the JobKeeper Package

We received a lot of great feedback on the back of our last JobKeeper video with Fiona Rothville, so we thought it would be great to have another Q&A, between our union relationships manager Carol Saunders, and Fiona. This video is focused on employee ... Read more

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Top mesothelioma law firm offers practical considerations when exposed to asbestos today

By Victoria Keays, Principal Lawyer, Dust Diseases department A common misconception is that asbestos exposure, and asbestos-related diseases, are yesterday’s problem. Sadly, this couldn’t be further from the truth. While the face of disease sufferers ... Read more

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TAC claims advice from a car accident lawyer, and the implications of not following COVID-19 restrictions

By Anastasia Eleftheriou, Principal Lawyer and Accredited Specialist, Personal Injury Law  During COVID-19, TAC claims continue to be processed. There are certain factors that will work against your eligibility though – if you are not observing social ... Read more

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