Understanding Australian Law

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Understanding Australian Law

Hello, my name is Nigel and this is my law blog. The law can be a complicated and complex thing to try and understand, especially if you are not a trained lawyer. I am not a legal professional but I take a deep interest in the law. It all started when my uncle was involved in a lengthy court case and I decided to find out a little bit more about it. I started reading a legal book and didn't stop. I am fascinated by the law so I decided to start a blog so I could share my passion with others.

What Is a Workplace Accident?

As a worker, you have a right to safety in the workplace. You also have a right to be compensated should that safety be compromised. This compensation covers accidents in the workplace and ensures your protection should you suffer an injury.  This article defines what counts as a workplace accident under work accident law. It also looks at what you can do if you need help and wish to seek compensation. Read More 

Three Common Mistakes to Avoid When Writing a Will

A will is a legal document that describes how a person's assets will be distributed after death. It is an essential tool for ensuring that one's wishes are followed and that assets are distributed per those wishes. Unfortunately, many people make common mistakes when writing their wills, leading to confusion, conflict and even legal challenges. Here are some common issues to look out for when writing wills. Failing to Update the Will  Read More