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Have you Been Unfairly Dismissed at Work?

What to Do If You're Unfairly Dismissed at Work As a country, Australia has always been a nation of workers. We have some of the highest wages in the world and we have a legislation system that ...
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Total & Permanent Disability (TPD) Benefits

What are TPD Benefits? The future can always be full of unwelcome surprises and unexpected tragedies that have the potential to irrevocably alter your lifestyle. In 2013-14 alone, there were almost ...
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Domestic Violence and Compensation

Understanding Domestic Violence and Compensation In Australia, one in four women who have been married has been the victim of domestic violence. This is a harrowing statistic and an egregious crime ...
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What are Public Liability Claims?

What Are Public Liability Claims? Accidents are an inevitable part of life, but sometimes they are preventable. In fact, if you suffer a serious injury on public property, the property owner may be ...
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Shopping Injuries - Applying for Compensation

Applying for Shopping Injury Compensation Have you suffered from a nasty fall while doing your weekly shop at the supermarket? This sort of accident is far too common in public spaces, often leading ...
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Medical Negligence - What you Should Know

Medical Negligence – Know the Facts While most doctors are diligent and thorough medical experts, there are still many cases of medical negligence that occur every single year. We believe that ...
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Most Common Work Injuries

Everything You Need to Know about Workplace Injuries Every worksite has the potential to be the site of a dangerous incident or workplace accident, from industrial warehouses to office buildings and ...
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Motor Vehicle and Car Accident Compensation Claims

Learn More about Car Accident Compensation Being involved in a motor vehicle collision can be a scary and stressful experience, which is greatly exacerbated if you have suffered an injury. Working out ...
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Stand up for Disabled Worker's Rights

Understand Disabled Workers Rights Discrimination against people with disabilities is something that should never happen in our society. Those who live with a disability should be protected and ...
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Workplace Safety Tips for Those Who Work on the Coast

Workplace Safety Tips – Advice for People in Coastal Areas Workplace health and safety is incredibly important for employees working in coastal areas. After all, these environments often contain ...
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Staying Safe on a Bicycle in the City

Staying Safe on a Bicycle in the City Bicycle riding is fast becoming a popular way to avoid heavy traffic while keeping fit and helping the environment. The Gold Coast now has around 1000 kilometres ...
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Challenges of a Permanent Work-Related Injury

Challenges of a Permanent Work-Related Injury Suffering an injury in the workplace can be challenging, especially when it results in a permanent impairment. Workplace accidents are one of the top five ...
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Time Limits for Public Liability Claims

Time Limits for Public Liability Claims Accidents can happen at any time and in any place. Sometimes these accidents happen in a place where you should have felt safe. In those situations, the owner ...
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Public Liability Claims - Do They Apply to Me?

Public Liability Claims – Do They Apply to Me? Public liability claims protect you from situations where someone’s negligence or failure to uphold their duty of care results in injury, ...
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How to Spot a Dangerous Playground

How to Spot a Dangerous Playground Enjoying the local playground is a part of growing up and, for the most part, it is good, safe fun. After all, most playgrounds are governed by strict safety ...
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September Newletter

September 2016 Welcome to the September edition of the Dwyer Law Group newsletter. A newsletter for clients, friends of the practice and special interest groups. This is a free service and in this ...
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On a Visa and Employed? Know your rights

Working in a foreign country can be a confusing obstacle course of unscrupulous bosses, unfamiliar law and no fall back plan. If you are paying tax and earning your living working for Australian ...
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Does your superannuation policy cover you for disability?

Many of us are guilty of not reading the clauses in our superannuation fund documents and are just content to let our employer make fortnightly contributions and hope that we have enough money put ...
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The consequences if someone is injured on your property

Whether you are a homeowner, landlord or renter you may be liable for damages and even legal costs if someone injures themselves while on your property. What is occupier’s liability? When ...
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Areas of Compensation Law in Queensland (INFOGRAPHIC)

Compensation law exists to help people get back on their feet after they have been hurt in an accident or mistreated. Making a compensation claim can seem daunting, but Dwyer Law makes it easy, ...
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Changes to Workers Compensation & Eligibility to Claim

Changes to Workers’ Compensation in Queensland: you may now be eligible to make a claim One of the key election platforms of the current Queensland Government was a promise to restore the rights ...
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11 Ways to Avoid Car Accidents this Long Weekend

The Easter long weekend is the most dangerous time to be on the road in Australia. With the road toll reaching phenomenal levels and the number of hospital visits and car accident injury compensation ...
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Are You Dealing with a Lawyer or a Paralegal?

The difference between a lawyer and a paralegal is seldom known by people seeking legal advice and representation. It often doesn’t occur to individuals that law firms might be offices to ...
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Why Use a Local Lawyer?

With a multitude of big-name law firms to choose from in big towns and cities in every State, it’s easy to be drawn in to what appears to be the “safe option”, even if it comes at a ...
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Everything You Need to Know About "No Win, No Fee"

At Dwyer Law Group, we believe everyone has the right to reliable legal representation. That’s why we employ a “No Win, No Fee” policy for public liability compensation claims, car ...
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