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Queensland Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie is being urged to reassure the state’s workers that the WorkCover injury compensation scheme will not have claim thresholds imposed on it.
Brisbane compensation lawyer Mark O’Connor says there are strong but unconfirmed reports that business interests have been pressuring the State Government to bring in the thresholds, to drive down claims and...Read more
Employers are generally liable for the acts of their employees during the course of their employment. It...Read more
A number of promotions taking effect this month covering all four practice groups of the firm indicate solid growth in Brisbane-based Bennett and Philp Lawyers, despite a tough year for Australian law firms.
Kellie Keenan from the Business & Commercial Team is now a director of Bennett & Philp. Kellie joined Bennett and Philp in 2003 and now has over ten years of experience in...Read more
The Federal Government is being urged to give ex gratia compensation payments to the families of three young men electrocuted while installing home insulation under a botched Government scheme.
Brisbane compensation law expert Mark O’Connor said a formal apology by Prime Minister Kevin Rudd to the families of victims should now be matched by ex gratia compensation payments as a sign of...Read more