compensation


Coronavirus – Ruby Princess

Did you get the coronavirus from a passenger of the Ruby Princess? Or do you know someone who contracted the virus from a passenger of the Ruby Princess? If so, you may have a claim…



Issues with neighbours

Can I stop my neighbour’s noise? Noise is probably the most common source of contention between neighbours. If you are being disturbed, usually the best thing to do is to ask your neighbour to reduce…


COVID-19

McAuley Hawach Lawyers remains open despite COVID-19. We continue to monitor the advice of government authorities. Ensuring the health of our clients and staff is paramount. A useful website is www.health.nsw.gov.au. The Law Society of…


Delay at your peril

The decision of Gower v State of NSW [2018] NSWCA 132 (https://www.caselaw.nsw.gov.au/decision/5b232159e4b09e996307018d) has understandably sent a few shockwaves through plaintiff law firms with workers compensation clients. Summary In the decision, the NSW Court of Appeal…


When is an inquest held?

Has a loved one died a violent, and/or unnatural death or in unusual circumstances? If so the coroner has jurisdiction to hold an inquest. Our experience is that the coroner is becoming increasingly reluctant to…


The National Redress Scheme

The National Redress Scheme provides support to people who experienced institutional child sexual abuse. The scheme acknowledges that many children were sexually abused in Australian institutions, holds institutions accountable for this abuse and helps people…



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Civil Claims for Sexual Abuse

If you have been sexually assaulted, whether as a child or as an adult, we at McAuley Hawach Lawyers have the experience and dedication to assist and support you with making a civil compensation claim….