It’s likely that your first reaction if you take a tumble in a public place is embarrassment. That’s perfectly natural, but once the red face… Read More »What to Do After You’ve Had a Fall in a Public Place
While elements of society are beginning to return to normal after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020, certain public health and social… Read More »How We Can Progress Your Matter During COVID-19
In life, accidents happen. But where you have an accident that results in an injury, and the cause of the accident was the negligence of… Read More »What are the Pitfalls of Suing a Council or Roads Authority for Negligence?
Bullying or harassment are rightly considered unacceptable practices in any part of society but what are your options for dealing with this behaviour if you… Read More »Bullying and Harassment in the Workplace – What Can You Do?
As your parents probably told you, you can’t live your life wrapped in cotton wool. At some point most of us participate in a sporting,… Read More »Injured Doing a Dangerous Recreational Activity? What You Need to Know…
Public liability claims for compensation are available to a plaintiff after suffering an injury in a public place. While public places generally adopt appropriate safety… Read More »Slip and Fall? What Compensation Can You Receive?
The details are scarce, but there are plenty of stories. A quick Internet search reveals that there were two highly-publicised forklift accidents in the Sydney… Read More »What to Do If You Are Injured by a Forklift at Work?
Like most areas of law, workers’ compensation involves serious time restrictions. These are made all the more serious by the potentially devastating long-term health effects… Read More »Time Limits for Workers’ Compensation Claims
Most Australians know that they can file a workers compensation claim if they get hurt on the job. But did you know, that may not… Read More »Injured at Work? Don’t Forget About Your Superannuation Fund
In this video, Award-Winning Lawyer Scott Hall-Johnson answers the commonly asked questions relating to compensation and cycling accidents. Most importantly, strict time limits apply in… Read More »What You Need to Know if You Have Been Injured in a Cycling Accident
In this podcast, Accredited Personal Injury Law Specialist (NSW) and Multi-Award Winning Lawyer, Scott Hall-Johnston discusses the role of medical assessments during your personal injury… Read More »What You Need to Know About Your Personal Injury Medical Assessments
Contributory Negligence Where the Court considers that the defendant has breached its duty of care to an injured plaintiff but that the injured plaintiff was partly responsible for the… Read More »When is an accident partially your fault?
When a plaintiff dies before their claim is finished, can the estate still recover damages and, if so, what damages are available? Since the Law… Read More »Can your Personal Injury Claim continue after you die?
Late making of claims under the Motor Accidents Compensation Act (1999): Requirement for a “Satisfactory” explanation You should refer to our earlier article in relation… Read More »Satisfactory Explanation For Late Motor Accident Compensation Claim
The Motor Accidents Compensation Act 1999 (“MACA”) requires the making of a claim for personal injury damages arising from a motor vehicle accident within six… Read More »Late making of claims under the Motor Accident Compensation Act (1999)
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.
I hope for your sake that you never have to be cross-examined; it is never an easy or pleasant experience. Questions are often confusing and… Read More »Cross-Examination: Making Life Easier in the Witness Box