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Media 2018-05-25T18:14:17+00:00
509, 2018

Professor James Goudkamp to receive major award from the University of Wollongong

September 5th, 2018|

James Goudkamp, Oxford Professor of Law and a member of the London Bar is a member of the Stacks Goudkamp Advisory Board. It is of course a privilege and honour to have someone with James’ credentials as an advisor to the firm. On 11 October James will be presented with a major award of achievement from the University of Wollongong.

3108, 2018

Belinda’s Spring Poem 2018

August 31st, 2018|

For 18 years on the first of September, our Special Counsel (while in her former role as Principal Claims Assessor under the Motor Accidents Compensation Scheme) sent out to all staff and Claims Assessors a spring themed poem. Belinda has continued the tradition at Stacks Goudkamp and we are delighted to share it with you.

1408, 2018

Law Society’s Specialist Accreditation Conference 2018

August 14th, 2018|

Stacks Goudkamp’s Special Counsel, Belinda Cassidy presented a paper entitled “Tribunals and Tribulations” at the Law Society’s Specialist Accreditation Conference last Friday. The conference was held at the wonderful International Conference Centre at Darling Harbour and other speakers included former Deputy State Coroner Hugh Dillon, Andrew Morrison SC, Andrew Stone SC, David Hirsch, Richard Royle SC, Tim Concannon and Jnana Gumbert.

2407, 2018

Ute driver collides with trail bike rider – Their rights to compensation

July 24th, 2018|

Last Thursday, a collision between a trail bike and ute left man dead and another injured following an alleged assault. Given the circumstances surrounding the accident, their rights to compensation may not be entirely straight forward.

607, 2018

Online Shopping – Do Australians Have Rights Against Overseas Retailers?

July 6th, 2018|

We are in a golden age of e-commerce. From clothes to holidays, Australians love to surf the net and fill up their virtual baskets with online bargains. The beauty of the internet is that it opens up a global marketplace to Australian consumers. However, what happens when a product bought online from an overseas retailer is faulty, or a service is not up to standard? Do Australians have any rights?

207, 2018

Man crushed under car in Adelaide – Is this a “motor vehicle accident”?

July 2nd, 2018|

In the news last week was a tragic story from Adelaide about a man in his 70s who was killed when the car he was working on rolled forward and crushed him. This has sparked an interesting debate about what constitutes a "motor vehicle accident" for the purposes of personal injury law and what entitlements may arise from an accident such as this.

2506, 2018

Valet crashes car at the Hyatt Regency Hotel – His rights to compensation

June 25th, 2018|

On 31 May 2018, a valet at the Hyatt Regency Hotel crashed into another vehicle out to front of the hotel in Sydney. Thankfully, he was not injured. If he had been injured however, he may have been entitled to compensation under the new NSW motor accident compensation scheme.

2506, 2018

Persons Injured in Campbelltown crashes – Their rights to compensation

June 25th, 2018|

On Tuesday 19 June 2018, two seperate incidents were reported in Campbelltown where cars had crashed into shops. Under the new NSW motor accident compensation scheme, the rights of anyone injured in these accidents will be vastly different had the accident happened before 1 December 2017.