In July 2009 Courtenay Poulden was interviewed by A Current Affair regarding a client who was badly injured in an attack outside a nightclub. While BPC achieved a positive result with the judge awarding over $4 million compensation to the client, the nightclub’s foreign registered insurer has since closed. To watch the episode and Courtenay’s [...]read more
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June 7, 2012 – 7:54AM
The long-running legal saga involving MP Janet Woollard’s family has come to an end, after they agreed to pay boat crash victim Kate Campbell $250,000.
It follows a high-profile and protracted legal battle, which came to a head earlier this year when Dr Woollard’s son Luke revealed he was unable to [...]
Six Costa Concordia cruise shipwreck survivors file suit in Miami Federal Court seeking $460 million in damages. The lawsuit names Costa Cruises and parent company, Carnival Cruises; lawyer cites ‘stress of disaster’
The lawsuit filed in U.S. Federal Court seeks $460 million in damages and names Costa Cruises and its parent Carnival Corp. Both have offices in South [...]
Are you covered and what are you entitled to?
In New South Wales the Workers Compensation Act provides financial protection to all workers in the event that they are injured or killed at work or suffer a work related disease.
The act states that a worker, who has received an injury at work, shall receive compensation from [...]
Beilby Poulden Costello have had a number of successful claims recently acting on behalf of the victims of robberies. One of those cases involved a lady who was the subject of an armed hold-up whilst working for a fast food restaurant and another was employed to look after the takings from the gaming area at a hotel. In each case we have been successful in demonstrating that the appropriate measures were not taken to ensure the safety of our clients, as a result of which they have suffered loss and injury.read more