02 August 2018

Fatigue Management – An Employer Responsibility

It is often assumed that the responsibility of an employer, to take reasonable care to avoid injury to employees, ends at the end of the working day or when they leave work premises. But where fatigue management is concerned, that is not always the case. Fatigue management is a serious issue, especially for staff who

17 July 2018

$4.7 billion dollars awarded to baby powder victims

It’s not easy taking on the world’s largest health care company.  One that is also the highest paid drug company in the world.  But that is exactly what 22 women did, banding together to take on one of the world’s most powerful corporations, claiming the use of their talcum powder was the cause of their

12 July 2018

Sexual harassment and psychological injury

The issue of sexual harassment has risen to prominence as a result of allegations being made against high profile Hollywood types and other celebrities in recent years. The #MeToo movement has been gaining momentum and putting the issue of sexual harassment and discrimination in the spotlight. In Queensland, the Anti-Discrimination Act has made sexual harassment

06 July 2018

Mandatory insurance policies – are you really covered?

Many people take it as a given that when participating in organised sport, and where you pay for and are provided with mandatory insurance that you MUST take in order to participate, that if the unforeseen happens, you will be covered. However, the reality is that the insurance is often inadequate in terms of covering

29 June 2018

Facial recognition, privacy and why we should be concerned

Where it was once only imagined in sci fi movies facial recognition is fast becoming common place. And it seems we are embracing it with open arms, with many prepared to forgo privacy in return for the convenience it purports to provide us.   The law is not keeping pace with advancing technology The law

14 June 2018

PageUp, data breaches and the Privacy Act

What is a data breach? The Commonwealth Privacy Act 1988 now establishes a Scheme which compels notification of data breaches where the breach is such that it is likely to result in serious harm to an individual whose personal information has been accessed. If hackers have accessed resumes held by Queensland Rail and WorkCover Queensland,

05 June 2018

Bomber pilot war hero inspires the Travis Schultz Law brand

The colour purple is pretty important to Travis Schultz and his family, but none of his colleagues knew there was such special meaning behind this colour chosen as the brand for Travis Schultz Law.   More than 300 people attended the Travis Schultz Law launch at Pier33 in Mooloolaba recently where Travis’s mother Denise was invited to

03 May 2018

I’ve been involved in a motor vehicle accident – how do I make a CTP claim?

In Queensland, any person who is injured in a motor vehicle accident where they were not at fault will generally be entitled to receive the benefits of our Compulsory Third Party scheme. This CTP scheme is governed by a piece of legislation called the Motor Accident Insurance Act 1994. The system is “fault based” which

03 May 2018

I’ve been injured at work…where to next?

A workplace injury can have can far reaching consequences for you and your family and it’s something many of us think will never happen to us. But what if it does?   Workers Compensation in Qld Thankfully, workers in Queensland are fortunate to have the protection of one of the most comprehensive workers’ compensation schemes

09 April 2018

What does Travis Schultz Law do differently?

Having personally worked on over 5,000 cases over 19 years as an Accredited Specialist, Travis Schultz understands how dealing with a legal matter can be incredibly stressful. Having your needs at heart, we want to give you a run-down on what our firm does differently, to support your journey towards resolving your case. Fair Fee

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