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For many years we have won claims on behalf of clients, so we thought it prudent to gathering some of those extensive details about compensation claims, legal developments, interesting and relevant articles, guides and more, all in to one place.

Some of the articles are very comprehensive and dense, you can search above or view by each posts tags to find out more. Got a question? Contact us and we'll be glad to help you and clarify anything you need.


Posts tagged contributory negligence
Defenses Commonly Used Against Your Personal Injury Claim

If the accident that caused your injury is caused by someone else, it is fair that that person or business be legally responsible for the losses you incurred because of the injury. However, the law also allows at-fault individuals to avoid liability – partly or entirely – when certain defences are available to them...

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What Is A Breach Of Duty Of Care In A Personal Injury Claim?

"Negligence" is a word used in personal injury claims to describe the wrongful act or omission of another party which results in some form of damage or injury to another. The principles of the law of negligence have been developed over hundreds of years in Queensland through Courts of law...

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Brisbane Truck Driver Awarded $1,052,000 Damages

Mr Kean Austin, represented by The Personal Injury Lawyers (formerly McCowans Lawyers), was awarded damages of $1,052,170.50 in the Brisbane Supreme Court.Matters in issue at the trial, other than the quantum of the Plaintiff's claim, were liability, contributory negligence and causation...

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Extraction Of Important Provisions - Civil Liability Act 2003 Qld

Important extracts from legislation that applies to many claims, including motor vehicle and public liability claims, for personal injury in Queensland.  We have included excerpts from the Civil Liability Act 2003 to highlight key aspects that you may find useful

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