When COVID-19 entered Australia and social restrictions became the norm, it forced many New South Wales employees to work from home. It is likely that… Read More »What Happens if I’m Injured While Working from Home?
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In this podcast, personal injury lawyer, Tim Driscoll discusses the possibility of making a worker’s compensation claim even years after the accident had happened. [powerpress]… Read More »Can You Still Make a Compensation Claim Years After You’ve Been Injured at Work?
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