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For decades, Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers have been at the forefront of change. Over the years our work has helped give access to justice to ordinary and marginalised Australians. Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers work for individuals and large and small companies across many industries. Whether we assist you with a workplace dispute, property transaction, commercial advice, or a compensation claim, we’ll complete your work to the highest standard. When it matters, Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers will be by your side.
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Motor Accident Injury Claims: Applying for Common Law damages (Lump Sum Compensation)

Motor Accident Injury Claims: Applying for Common Law damages (Lump Sum Compensation)

Published on 19 Aug 2022 by Katherine Driscoll and Kasturi PK Kunal

Under the NSW Compulsory Third Party Scheme, people who are not at fault and are more seriously injured in a motor accident in NSW on or after 1 December 2017 may have eligibility to make a claim for common law damages and receive lump sum compensation.

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Can a hairdresser’s chair be a lease? The broad scope of Retail Shop Leases

Published on 17 Aug 2022 by Alex Collie and Matthew Rafferty

The famous “duck test” goes: if it looks like a duck, swims like a duck and quacks like a duck, then it is probably a duck. A similar argument is often made for leases, no matter how much the parties argue they have a licence. If it has the features of a lease, then it will likely be interpreted as a lease and, if it is in a retail setting, it will often be a “retail shop lease” that falls under the Retail Leases Act 1994 (NSW) (or its jurisdictional equivalent).

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Article 5 - Ensuring 'no holes' in the TPD Safety net

Published on 15 Aug 2022 by David Coorey

TPD is intended as a financial safety net when you need it most.[1]

Without the security of regular income from your job and the effects of your illness or injury, you are relying entirely on an Insurer to do the right thing when they assess your TPD claim.

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Doyle’s Guide – First Tier Law Firm Recognition

Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers has been recognised by Doyle’s Guide as a First Tier Leading Firm in the following categories:

First Tier Personal Injury Doyles recognition announced November 2021. First Tier Employment Doyles recognition announced March 2022.

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