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 [...]
What is ‘hospital negligence’?
If you have suffered an injury as a direct result of hospital or medical treatment or care that you have received, this may be referred to variously as a ‘hospital negligence’ , ‘medical negligence’ a ‘medical accident’, an ‘adverse incident’, or a ‘patient safety incident’. Hospital negligence occurs when a patient is [...]
Police are appealing for the public to help with identifying men, who may be able to assist police with inquiries, following an armed robbery at a shop in Broken Hill.
About 10.30pm on Thursday 26 January 2012, two men, one armed with a shotgun, entered the office area of a shop on Brookfield Avenue.
The business was [...]
In a “cosmetic surgery” procedure, a woman’s buttocks were filled with flat-tire sealant, mineral oil and cement, and then sealed with super-glue by an apparently transgender woman, Oneal Ron Morris, claiming to be a doctor – Morris had never studied medicine. The victim had sought a curvier body and a larger bottom in her quest [...]read more