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Recent Changes to Cyclist Laws in Western Australia

It has been four months since Western Australia introduced laws to better protect cyclists on the road. As of its introduction, laws dictating minimum distances for drivers and cyclists have already...

Differences in Motor Accident Claims Around Australia

Unknown by many motorists around the country, what can be claimed in a motor accident is entirely dependent on what state you live in. Each state maintains different laws regarding insurance claims,...

Better Understanding Wrongful Arrest Charges

Wrongful arrests may seem dramatic scenarios – occasions where handcuffs are roughly applied to perps followed by a quick trip to the cop shop and an intense interrogation. But a wrongful...

Managing a Destructive Year on New South Wales Roads

Last year’s serious road toll has resulted in the New South Government implementing a suite of new laws that seek to remedy the havoc being caused on the roads. In 2017, 392 people died on New...

Psychological Damage as Related to Motor Accidents

Motor accidents can very regularly result in catastrophic loss and far reaching consequences, with death possible in more extreme motor vehicle accidents. Although more frequently associated with...

New Reforms to New South Wales Drug Driving Laws

Although mobile drug testing has been present on roads all over Australia, managing the increasing number of drug users driving under the influence has necessitated state governments taking new kinds...

Paramount Lawyers Law Overview of 2017

It has been an interesting year for many – as with the years before it, 2017 has been a year of both positive and not so positive change. With so many changes that might have been missed, in...

Road Safety During the Holiday Season

There is no doubt that road crashes have devastating effects on Australia – the cost of crashes is estimated to be $27 billion a year, not to mention the significant social ramifications of...

Better Understanding Alternate Workers Compensation

Unbeknownst to many, workers compensation goes beyond simple injury in the workplace. In this blog, we illustrate a relatively unknown means by which workers compensation can be achieved:...

Redefining the Value of Claims: Understanding Slater And Gordon’s Shareholders

Slater and Gordon saw in late 2015 the second instance of their share price plummet despite assurances made by chairman John Skippen. Skippen, not long before the price plummet, described the $1.3...

Recent Changes in Motor Accident Laws and Costs

Recently there have been updates to existing motor law in New South Wales that directly affect those injured and seeking compensation. To ensure that you stay informed of the changes, we have...

How to Effectively Manage a Motor Accident

Car and motorcycle accidents are, unfortunately, bound to happen on the road. Whether it be due to weather conditions, inattentiveness or road rule confusion, it is important to be ready and know how...

Proving Responsibility in a Personal Injury Accident

After a personal injury, it is easy to say that the responsible party should pay, but the first step requires proof that the were legally at fault. Determining liability can be complicated, but it...

Available Insurance Influences Your Settlement

When another person's carelessness causes you to suffer an injury, one of the first things your lawyer will determine, is the available insurance. Your lawyer will most likely go after the...

Insurance Adjusters and Your Personal Injury Settlement

One of the main reasons why you need legal representation in a personal injury compensation claim, is because the opposing insurance company does not want to pay out claims. They are motivated to do...

Amendments to Workers Compensation Law - October 2015

We're always happy when there is good news for our clients, and the recent amendments to the workers compensation law offer hope. The Government has made the a number of amendments law, taking...

New Regulation for Injured Workers in NSW

We were overjoyed when we heard about a new regulation that will soon become available for our injured worker clients. Victor Dominello, Minister for Better Regulation and Innovation, released a...

Good News for Injured Workers Who Received Lump Sum Payments

We at Paramount Compensation Lawyers often warn people who sustained injuries in the workplace to avoid signing anything or accepting any offers off the bat. Why? Because it is important to...