With the 17th annual Splendour in the Grass Festival taking place from Friday, 21 July 2017 to Sunday, 23 July 2017 at North Byron Parklands, it is important to be mindful of your safety if you're attending.
When first starting in workers compensation law, the process of making a claim can often be overbearing, especially for clients who have not yet experienced the process. Many clients are often unfamiliar with the time it will take, how it will be paid for, and the various other steps involved.
While cyclists become a more regular sighting on the roads of NSW, legislators have had to reconsider laws regarding the space drivers must leave when passing cyclists. Drivers in NSW must now leave at least 1 metre when passing a cyclist in speed zones of up to 60km/h. In higher speed zones, the distance increases to 1.5 metres. A $319 fine and a penalty of 2 demerit points applies to those who do not obey the new laws.
When calculating damages in a medical negligence claim in Australia, it is wise to ignore some of the exorbitant figures that are reported in countries such as the US.
Even minor incidents can sometimes leave victims with debilitating lifelong injuries. While this is traumatic for the person who has sustained the injuries, it can also have an unimaginable impact on the caregiver who is then called upon to look after them. The responsibility, both emotional and physical, can be both unexpected and significant.
The first few years of work are a learning experience. Not only are you learning how to do the job at hand but you’re learning how to communicate in a new environment and how to be seen as a responsible member of staff. In these early years, young people can often feel shy about offering ideas, raising concerns or standing their ground in challenging situations.