Help – I’ve Contracted an Infection from a Medical Instrument

The stress of needing surgery or a permanent surgical implant is daunting enough, but to then find yourself with a serious or potentially life-threatening injury as a result of your medical device is…

Details on the National Commission into Elder Abuse

Elderly residents with dementia being overmedicated, mistreated and inappropriately restrained -- Australians were horrified by reports of elder abuse at the Oakden Older Person’s Mental Health…

Keeping It Truthful in Employment References

The issue of lying on a curriculum vitae or giving false information via an employment reference has heightened the interests of businesses and employers, especially in light of the allegations…

The Danger of Widespread Use of Antibiotics

In recent years the use of antibiotics has increased significantly. While physicians are aware of the proper circumstances under which an antibiotic should be prescribed, patients are not.…

Are you protecting your physical assets?

That’s the question that starts people worrying about the house, the car and the pricey computer. But another kind of physical asset that you should be protecting is the documentation that describes…

SMSF – auditors and accountants liable for losses

Written by Special Counsel Leigh Adams   It is easy for a self-managed superannuation fund member (SMSF member) to simply shrug their shoulders if their SMSF investments go belly-up. It can…