Are you planning a getaway this holiday season?

Whilst you are busy preparing your itinerary, travel insurance and packing for your holiday it is important not to forget about your Will and Power of Attorney.  The chances are that you will return relaxed and rejuvenated from your trip however have you considered what would happen to your assets if something were to happen while you are…

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It wasn’t ‘accidental’ touching – $30,000 for victim of sexual harassment at work

A Foodland employee who suffered sexual harassment at the hands of her male co-worker has been awarded compensation against both him and the employer after the South Australian Employment Tribunal found that the physical contact he had with her was more than the ‘accidental touching’ that he claimed. The harassment involved inappropriate touching and comments…

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Police Assault Victim Still Entitled To Receive Over $135,000

The Supreme Court has upheld an award of damages of over $135,000 to a man who successfully sued after he was the victim of assault, battery and unlawful imprisonment by SA Police.  The Court found that the action by police constituted a ‘grave and frightening abuse of their powers of entry, search and detention’ after…

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