How can I claim compensation for workplace injuries in Singapore?

Reading Time: 9 minutesGetting injured at work can be a nightmare. Not only are you anxious about recovering from your injury suffered, you may be worried about dealing with complicated claims against your employer. Thankfully, in Singapore, the process of claiming is simplified for workers covered by the Work Injury Compensation Act (WICA).   What is WICA? According […]

Free Legal Clinics in Singapore

Reading Time: 5 minutesThe Story In 60 Seconds Contrary to popular belief that there are no sources for legal assistance for the needy, there are actually avenues for legal assistance. One key element in this support is a free legal clinic, where you may have a brief consultation with a lawyer for little or no cost. With the […]

Driverless Vehicles and The Blame Game: A Legal Conundrum

Reading Time: 5 minutesDriverless vehicles: A rising global trend Of late, the march of the introduction of the autonomous or driverless vehicles has been relentless and unabated around the world. In line with the global move away from the polluting internal combustion engine to the environment friendly emission free electric-powered engine, many players in the automotive industry have […]

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Medical Treatment Gone Wrong – What are your rights as a patient?

Reading Time: 6 minutesThe Hippocratic oath demands that doctors do no harm. Thankfully, most doctors follow this in the exercise of their skills. Sadly, some fall short of the mark in discharging their duties to the patient, whether intentionally or otherwise, while others deliberately engage in unethical practices. In one case, Dr Wong of Raffles Hospital gave a […]

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The SLIP & TRIP Protocol

Reading Time: 3 minutesCommon Accidents Slip / trip and fall accidents are one of the most common accidents that occur every day. If you have slipped / tripped and fallen on someone else’s property and suffered an injury as a result of the property owner’s negligence, you could be entitled to compensation for your pain and suffering, medical […]

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Workplace Safety, Injuries, & The Law: A Practical Guide – Part Three

Reading Time: 6 minutesGiven the broad scope of this subject on workplace safety, workplace injuries, and the law, this guide will be presented in three parts, each addressing one of the following key areas: What is the employer’s “Golden Rule” in the context of workplace safety; Is it sufficient for employers to follow industry-wide practices for employee safety […]

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Workplace Safety, Injuries, & The Law: A Practical Guide – Part Two

Reading Time: 4 minutesGiven the broad scope of this subject on workplace safety, workplace injuries, and the law, this guide will be presented in three parts, each addressing one of the following key areas: What is the employer’s “Golden Rule” in the context of workplace safety; Is it sufficient for employers to follow industry-wide practices for employee safety […]

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Workplace Safety, Injuries, & The Law: A Practical Guide – Part One

Reading Time: 5 minutesGiven the broad scope of the subject of workplace safety, workplace injuries and the law, this guide is presented in three parts, each addressing the following key areas: What is the employer’s “Golden Rule” in the context of workplace safety; Is it sufficient for employers to follow industry-wide practices for employee safety measures; and How […]

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How to Defend Against a Traffic Accident Claim

Reading Time: 7 minutesTraffic accidents are not uncommon in Singapore. In 2016, the Singapore Police Force reported 10,828 traffic accidents in Singapore which resulted in injuries or fatalities. Although this was the lowest traffic fatality rate in Singapore since 1981, the number of accidents resulting in injuries actually increased. If you have been involved in a traffic accident, […]