• 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, […]

  • Welcome Brittany!

    I was pleased to move Brittany’s admission in the Supreme Court of Queensland to practice as a qualified lawyer and Dwyer Law Group is proud to have her join our team of professional staff.

  • 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 […]

  • What to Do When Your Travel Insurance Claim Gets Denied

    It’s the nightmare scenario for travellers; a denied insurance claim that leads to very expensive out of pocket costs. If the denied claim includes health costs, it can be a serious blow to your bottom line. You may be unable to work, with massive bills piling up. In some cases, these costs can be catastrophic. […]

  • Have you Been 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 protects the rights of workers. While our country is far from perfect, the systems in place strive to protect employees when they have been wronged. Unfair dismissal […]