201211.05
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John Vizzone Successfully Defends Unfair Dismissal Claim

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Fair Work Australia yesterday reaffirmed the importance of filing for Unfair Dismissal within 14 days of being terminated from your employment.   In a case to be published as a precedent on the public record, Vizzone Ruggero & Associates solicitor John Vizzone successfully defended an unfair dismissal claim on the basis that the dismissed worker…

201010.09
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De facto to equal married in the bust-up property stakes

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Copyright 2005 News Ltd. All Rights Reserved Married couples may no longer be “on a higher plane” than de facto couples, who should have the same rights to property under settlements, says the NSW Law Reform Commission. Such equality would give de facto spouses women in particular a bigger claim on property, including superannuation, when…

201010.09
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Family Law Confusion After Homemaker’s Court Win

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Copyright 2005 News Ltd. All Rights Reserved Family law experts have warned women’s groups against overplaying the significance of a NSW Supreme Court of Appeal decision on property disputes between de facto couples. The decision, handed down on Tuesday, involved a couple who had been in and out of a relationship from 1965, but had…

201010.09
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$500,000 for cheating

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Copyright 2005 News Ltd. All Rights Reserved A SYDNEY woman has won a $500,000 payout from her ex-husband’s estate because he cheated her in their divorce settlement 14 years ago. The Supreme Court last week found that millionaire businessman William Lance Dolman might have understated his assets by $300,000, or about 30 per cent, when…

201010.09
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Bolting horse led to anxiety, court told

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RACING Trainer Gai Waterhouse and the Australian Jockey Club have been ordered by the Supreme Court to answer questions about how four horses bolted from inside the racecourse out onto busy Alison Road, Randwick. One of the horses attempted to jump a stationary car, but instead landed on its roof, with its legs flailing through…

201010.09
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Waterhouse faces horse crash bill for hundreds of thousands

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TWO women injured in a collision with a horse trained by Gai Waterhouse in 2001 suffered serious injuries and were entitled to hundreds of thousands of dollars in compensation, a Supreme Court judge found yesterday. Natalie Petrovic, now 24, and her mother, Ruzica Petrovic, now 59, had sued Gai Waterhouse Racing and the Australian Jockey…