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  • Social Media and Compensation Claims

    • Article
    • 26 Mar 2019

    Social media has become part of people’s everyday life but the last thing that you want to deal with is something affecting your compensation claim. Social media posts have been legally be used as sur... Read All

  • Is my Compensation Payout Taxable?

    • Article
    • 26 Mar 2019

    Under the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997, the payment of a lump sum amount in relation to a compensation claim is not assessed as income and does not need to be included in your tax return. Read All

  • Compensation Claim Definitions

    • Article
    • 21 Jan 2019

    As leading compensation lawyer, Firth understand that terms used in compensation law may be confusing and difficult to understand. We have complied a detailed list of terms and summaries to try and m... Read All

  • Finding the best NSW Compensation Lawyer

    • Article
    • 18 Jan 2019

    If you’ve been injured at work, had a car accident or slipped in a supermarket you will need to find the best NSW compensation lawyer to fight the insurers and recover the maximum amount of compensati... Read All

  • The executor is refusing to provide me a copy of the Will, what can I do?

    • Article
    • 12 Dec 2018

    Upon request, the executor of a deceased estate must make a copy of the Will available to entitled persons. Call Firths for legal advice. Read All

  • End of the SA Motor Accident Commission in sight

    • News
    • 04 Nov 2018

    Insurers AAMI, Allianz, QBE and SGIC provide compulsory third party insurance in South Australia. Before July 2016, the Motor Accident Commission (MAC) was regulator and insurer of the CTP scheme. Now... Read All

  • Cancer claim breakthrough for NSW firies

    • News
    • 25 Oct 2018

    NSW firefighters will more easily be able to claim compensation for cancer under new laws bound for the state's parliament. Read All

  • New laws make it easier for firefighters to claim compensation

    • News
    • 25 Oct 2018

    Firefighters who develop cancer will now be able to claim workers compensation entitlements and support more easily thanks to NSW Government reforms being introduced into Parliament today Read All

  • Folmer v VicSuper Pty Ltd & Anor [2018] NSWSC 1503

    • Recent Decision
    • 10 Oct 2018

    In Folmer, the defendants refused to accept the opinion of the treating doctor over the last 10 years even though there was no medical opinion to the contrary. The Court determined that their refusal... Read All

  • Bad legal representation

    • News
    • 26 Sep 2018

    If there is one thing that I have learned in my more than 30 years in the law, it is that who you choose to represent you can make a very big difference to the outcome. It just never ceases to amaze m... Read All

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