There is little doubt that social media has changed the way we live and interact. Whether it’s Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok or any other social… Read More »The Role of Social Media in Personal Injury Claims
The onset of the global COVID-19 pandemic earlier in 2020 caused a prompt response from the legal system about how it conducts its day-to-day affairs… Read More »How Claims are Being Handled During COVID-19
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…
While accidents involving motor vehicles are a frequent occurrence in Australia, one of the common misconceptions is that if your accident involves only your vehicle,… Read More »Single Vehicle Collision – What Are My Rights?
Whether you are there as a traveller or an employee, an airport is a busy – and potentially dangerous – place. For travellers, hazards may… Read More »I’ve Been Injured at an Airport. Can I Claim Compensation?
The explosions of gyms and fitness centres has had a huge beneficial effect on the community’s fitness and general health. Every second shop in most… Read More »Injuries in the Gym – New Issues for the Fitness Industry
There’s a lot to think about before setting off on a foreign holiday. We’ve got to make sure we have our airline tickets, passports, visas… Read More »Injured Overseas? How Do I Make a Compensation Claim in New South Wales?
TPD stands for ‘total and permanent disability’ caused by injury, illness or disease. There is insurance available to cover these tragic and unforeseen circumstances. TPD… Read More »What is a TPD Claim and What Benefits Can I Expect from a Successful TPD Claim in New South Wales?
Personal injury claims can happen in a myriad of different ways and arise out of many different circumstances. Depending on the precise details of those… Read More »How Long Should it Take to Settle My 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?
What is a Public Liability Claim A public liability claim refers to a claim made for injuries sustained in public places in accidents caused by… Read More »How to Make a Public Liability Claim in NSW?
After 1 December 2017, if you are a cyclist and have been injured in a collision with a motor vehicle on New South Wales roads,… Read More »Your Rights as a Cyclist if you have Been Injured on the Roads
In most cases, standard settlement terms allow a period of 28 days for payment of settlement monies to a claimant following receipt of statutory “clearances”… Read More »Statutory Paybacks to Centrelink and Medicare Following Receipt of Compensation
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.
One of the key factors when determining compensation payout is the expected age of retirement for the injured person. When calculating compensation settlements, the expected… Read More »Why Your Retirement Age Can Have a Big Impact on Compensation Payout
When you’ve been in a motor vehicle accident as a result of the negligence of another driver, there is generally a clear entitlement to compensation… Read More »Is it Possible to Claim Motor Accident Compensation If No One is at Fault?
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