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Man Sues Police After Losing His Job

Click to Call Testimonials Find an Expert Man Sues Police After Losing His Job A 62 year old man is suing the South Australian Police Commissioner for lost earnings and ‘psychological injury’ after he was fired from his job when the employer received the results of a ‘police check’ that incorrectly said the man had…

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Scooter Injury At Home Leads To Workcover Claim

Click to Call Testimonials Find an Expert Scooter Injury At Home Leads To Workcover Claim A 41 year old man who broke his elbow when he fell off a scooter while playing at home with his son has been awarded workers compensation for the injury.  This recent case in the SA Employment Tribunal looks at…

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Can I Record My Ex?

Click to Call Testimonials Find an Expert Can I Record My Ex? Secret audio recordings made by a mother of the father interacting with his children and video footage of him speaking with her during handover have come under consideration in recent Family Law proceedings.  The behaviour of the father during the video recordings was…

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What’s Cooking? Even More Adelaide Workers Underpaid in the Food Industry

Click to Call Testimonials Find an Expert What’s Cooking? Even More Adelaide Workers Underpaid in the Food Industry Following shortly after an underpaid cook in an Adelaide Indian restaurant was awarded over $180,000.00 by the South Australian Employment Tribunal, several more recent cases suggest that workers in the food industry are at real risk of exploitation. Australia…

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EMPLOYER TO PAY $170,000.00 FOR SEXUAL HARASSMENT

Click to Call Testimonials Find an Expert Employer To Pay $170,000 For Sexual Harassment A woman has been awarded $170,000 compensation after having suffered sexual harassment in her workplace.  In what the Court described as a ‘mind-boggling’ imbalance of power, her employer was found to have taken advantage of her vulnerability and ‘relentlessly’ pursued her…

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Was There A Murder? Who Knows?

Click to Call Testimonials Find an Expert Was There A Murder? Who Knows? You would think it goes without saying that police officers would take a serious approach to the investigation of a sudden unexplained death.  In a recent Coronial Inquest into the death of a man on the premises of a medical practice as…

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‘Strange Behaviour’ Not Enough For An Unlawful Police Search

Click to Call Testimonials Find an Expert ‘Strange Behaviour Not Enough For An Unlawful Police Search Serious criminal charges against a man who was sitting in a car in which police found drugs, $18,600 cash, a knuckle duster and other items have been dismissed after the Court found that the police search of the car…

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How Domestic Violence Can Affect Family Law Property Cases

Click to Call Testimonials Find an Expert How Domestic Violence Can Affect Family Law Property Cases In a recent Family Court case a wife has received the entire $1.3 million worth of properties after the Court found that she had been subjected to violence and controlling behaviour by the husband.  The husband would have received…

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Settle or Sell It –When Divorcing Couples Can’t Agree on Value

Click to Call Testimonials Find an Expert Settle or Sell It –When Divorcing Couples Can’t Agree on Value People collect all sorts of things, from stamps or movies to action figures or wine.  So when a couple separate, what happens about the collection?  Who gets it and what is it worth? The Collection of Books…

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