Posts Tagged 'Ann Cunningham'

Amazing determination: from workplace injury victim to world ranked triathlete

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The grit and determination shown by my client Clint Pickin is one example of the extraordinary resilience people can show after suffering injury.

Clint was injured in March 2014 on a dairy farm which led to his right leg being amputated below the knee. Clint was 25 years of age at the time. Keen to get ahead in life, the dairy position was one he did on top of his full-time position in the timber industry. The loss of his leg ...

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Is my heart attack or stroke work related?

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Whether or not you can obtain workers compensation for a heart attack or stroke depends on whether work is a significant contributing factor to the injury. This is the test regardless of whether you suffer the heart attack or stroke at work or in your leisure time.

In determining whether a worker’s employment was a significant contributing factor to an injury, the following must be taken into account —

  1. the duration of the worker’s current employment
  2. the nature of the work performed
  3. the particular tasks ...
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Blazeaid volunteers work through the winter and work up an appetite

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WHILE the paddocks around our region are far greener than only a few months ago, the job to repair the damage inflicted by the St Patrick’s Day bushfires lingers.

Blazeaid volunteers have been kicking goals for more than three months with the job set to take up the rest of the calendar year.

That hard work fuels many an appetite, so the staff at SLM Law ensured they would do their bit to thank the Blazeaid volunteers for their tireless efforts.

Ann ...

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Lessons from Road Trauma Heartbreak

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By Ann Cunningham

It was a privilege to attend John Maher’s road safety presentation in Camperdown yesterday and see firsthand the way he captured the attention of students from Camperdown College, Cobden Technical College, Mercy Regional College, Terang College, Derrinallum College and Mortlake College.

John detailed how he suffered serious injuries in a transport accident when an 18-year girl lost control of her vehicle which rolled, landed on top of and flattened John’s vehicle. Tragically, the 18-year-old girl lost her life which ...

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SLM Law welcomes Ann Cunningham

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LONG-STANDING South West law firm SLM Law will expand its services with the addition of experienced local lawyer Ann Cunningham.

Ms Cunningham has worked as a solicitor in south-west Victoria for more than 15 years and joined the team at SLM Law this month.

The locally-based solicitor has a strong track record in assisting clients who have suffered a workplace or motor vehicle injury and will continue that work at SLM Law with the assistance of her law clerk Christine Dwyer.

“I joined SLM ...

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