• All about Medical Negligence Claims

    Medical practitioners and hospitals are often under pressure to give accurate diagnosis and treatment to their patients in tight timeframes. In a perfect world, health care and medical treatment would proceed without complication and deliver anticipated results. However, this is simply not the case – errors in judgement and mistakes do happen causing personal injury […]

  • OUCH That Really Hurt!

    Unless you are the most safety conscious and co-ordinated person on the planet, as well as being possibly the luckiest, at some stage during your life chances are you will be involved in some kind of accident or injure yourself while working. You may even be unlucky enough to have an accident while visiting friends, […]

  • Social media and the workplace – employees take care

    We live in an age characterised by a rise in the use of social media – Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, snapchat and the like. With that rise has come a large increase in the number of cases involving employees making comments about their employers “online” – to some extent there is no longer a divide […]

  • I was just having fun – rights and responsibilities at the office Christmas party

    There are many stories in the media about inappropriate behaviour at work functions – the more public the ‘offender’, the more likely the incident will attract ongoing attention.

  • Compensation for Silicosis – latent work-related disease and injury

    The recent prevalence of silicosis has raised grave concerns for some workers and their families across Australia. Silicosis is an irreversible and (often) fatal lung disease caused by inhaling tiny particles of silica dust which contains respirable crystalline silica. According to WorkSafe Australia silica dust is produced from ‘mechanical processes such as crushing, cutting, drilling, […]

  • Read the Fine Print: What Travel Insurance Companies Don’t Tell You!

    Travel insurance is an essential form of protection to have when travelling. Even if you’re going on holiday to a relatively safe location and you can’t possibly imagine anything going wrong – you never know what might happen. A hotel might accidentally lose your luggage, or you might get unexpectedly sick overseas.

  • Understanding Common Legal Terminology

    Law is a complex field, and there can be a bewildering amount of unfamiliar terminology to consider if you’re not a trained lawyer. Some familiar, everyday words have more restricted or precise meanings in the legal field. The friendly team at Dwyer Lawyer Group are always happy to help you out and you can make […]

  • Why Choose Dwyer Law Group?

    If you have a legal issue to resolve, it is crucial to have the right people representing you. There are so many legal services available these days, but not all of them can be relied on for a first class service. The team here at Dwyer Law Group are highly experienced in the areas of […]

  • Do You Really Have a Case to Bring Forward?

    Do You Have a Case? In an ideal world, none of us would need a lawyer and we’d be able to happily resolve our disputes in person. Sadly, this isn’t always the case. On the other hand, the portrayal of the law in the media sometimes gives the impression that there is always an opportunity […]

  • What are Class Action Lawsuits and How Do They Work?

    A class action lawsuit is a common method of taking legal action for groups of people with similar grounds for legal redress. Class actions are best described as large scale comp nensation cases. They may involve claims for damages, medical costs, and/or multiple other issues. Class actions may involve hundreds, or even thousands, of people […]