Principal Lawyer of Arnold Dallas McPherson, John McPherson, speaks out in favour of $3.9 million to be used to develop a plan to upgrade to the 120 year old law courts in Bendigo. As a member of the Council of Law Institute of Victoria and the Bendigo Law Association John drew attention to the issue … Continued
Recent legislative changes have altered the way in which spinal injuries are to be assessed by medical practitioners. These changes affect people injured in transport accidents but do not have any impact on people who are covered by the WorkCover scheme.
The Andrews Government has announced new Legislation that will slightly increase benefits for families who have suffered a workplace death of a loved one. The WorkSafe Legislation Amendment Bill was introduced into Parliament last week and will allow family members travel expenses for attending upon a hospital where a loved one is seriously injured or … Continued
Principal Lawyer of Arnold Dallas McPherson, John McPherson, advises that his firm has recently provided legal advice to employees who have been criticised by their employers for social media usage. The broadening ‘grey area’ of social media usage for employees, coupled with a legion of inflammatory virtual content, has created a unique vacuum in employment … Continued
John McPherson was recently elected to the Council of the Law Institute of Victoria (“LIV”), the peak professional association for solicitors in the state. A total of 18 directors govern the LIV, which has a membership of more than 18,000 people. Newly elected Councillors conventionally make a speech to the Council at the first meeting … Continued
The Andrews Government has shown its clear intention to support those who have suffered from the events on Bourke Street on Friday 20th January. Support such as counselling, medical treatment and loss of income compensation is available to anyone who is suffering or has lost income following the events either due to physical injury or … Continued
Is an injury always necessary for someone to be paid compensation as a result of a transport accident in Victoria? This question arose in a recent case handled by Arnold Dallas McPherson. Tragically, the case involved a car accident resulting in the death of a baby. She was the passenger in a car driven by a … Continued
The weekend of August 12, 13 and 14 saw Bendigo inundated with writers and guests for the annual Bendigo Writers Festival. Arnold Dallas McPherson proudly supported the Festival, a high point of the Bendigo cultural calendar and now in its fourth year. Headlining the event, via video link from his bolthole in the Ecuadorian embassy … Continued