It is a well-established legal principle that you can seek compensation for injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident when: a) someone else was negligent;… Read More »Can I Still Claim Compensation in a Road Accident Matter If I Was to Blame?
If you are the victim of an accident and make a claim for compensation against another party, ‘contributory negligence’ is the law’s way of describing… Read More »What is Contributory Negligence in a Personal Injury Claim?
Over recent years, the number of Australian citizens who find themselves seeking hospitalisation for personal injury has been steadily rising. In fact, the Australian Institute… Read More »What Types of Personal Injury Qualify for Compensation?
Everyone knows that if you are injured whilst at work you are entitled to compensation to help offset the costs of your injuries. Likewise, if… Read More »Injured While Volunteering? Can You Receive Compensation?
Do I Have To Go To Court To Receive Compensation? Smalley v Motor Accidents Authority of NSW Following the success that Mr Smalley enjoyed in… Read More »Motor Accident Claims – Do I have to go to Court?
We are fortunate in New South Wales to benefit from some of the most highly trained medical practitioners in the world. However, incorrect diagnoses and… Read More »Medical Negligence & the Inquest into the Death of Luke Wood
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Permanent impairment benefits and the High Court decision of Goudappel. The good, bad and the ugly… On 16 May 2014 the High Court of Australia full… Read More »Permanent Impairment Benefits And The High Court Decision Of Goudappel
Mr Smith (name changed for privacy reasons) suffered injury on 08 November 2009. He was waiting at an intersection on his bicycle when a car… Read More »Cyclist Receives Compensation from CARS After Injury in Car Accident
In 2010, Beilby Poulden Costello was instructed to act for a plaintiff who had a claim against her chiropractor. She alleged that the treatment that… Read More »Medical Negligence in Allied Health Care