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Medical terminology 101

Medical terminology 101

Medical terminology! Sometimes I am quite sure doctors and nurses use medical jargon just to frustrate me.

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motor vehicle accidents in south australia after 1 july 2013

Motor vehicle accident claims after 1 July 2013

The laws relating to personal injury claims as a result of a motor vehicle accident changed significantly on 1 July 2013. The new laws are applicable to anyone involved in an...

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Resigning when on workers compensation

Can I quit my job while on workers compensation?

Many clients who have been injured at work and are on Return to Work workers compensation, feel that they are not receiving appropriate support from their employer to assist with...

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All you need to know about making a personal injury claim

A simple guide on what to expect when making a personal injury claim

So you’ve had an injury where someone else may have been at fault or negligent. Deciding to lodge a claim for compensation for personal injury, and even consulting a legal...

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Two years on workers compensation? Your payments may be about to stop - Act Now!

Two years on workers compensation? Your payments may be about to stop - Act Now!

One of the major consequences of the Return to Work law is the fact that it now placed a finite time-limit on the period of income maintenance injured workers could receive. For...

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Do you have chronic pain after surgery?

Do you have chronic pain after surgery?

You’ve got a medical condition and it’s being suggested surgery will improve it. So you go into surgery or undertake the medical procedure hoping your problem will be solved. You...

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What is “economic loss” workers compensation under the South Australian Return to Work scheme?

What is “economic loss” workers compensation under the South Australian Return to Work scheme?

In our view, one of the fundamental flaws with the South Australian Return to Work workers compensation laws which came into effect in July 2015 is the fact that unless a worker...

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What if something goes wrong with my beauty or cosmetic procedure

What if something goes wrong with my beauty or cosmetic procedure?

Beauty and cosmetic procedures are a booming industry in Australia. We have been receiving more calls in recent times in relation to injuries people have suffered as a result of...

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Medical tourism - question everything

Medical tourism - what could possibly go wrong?

In recent times, reports suggest that more people are taking up the option to have medical treatment done overseas for a variety of reasons. Sometimes it is out of necessity; for...

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