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Personal Injury News, Articles & Useful Guides On Compensation Claims

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.


Is Tripping While Running Down A Sand Dune An "Obvious Risk"?

Is the risk of tripping whilst running down a sand dune an obvious one? You'd may assume so right? As part of our ongoing key facts articles, we analyse cases and bring you a breakdown of just what happens and the sometimes surprising facts. In this case of Kelly v State of Queensland...

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Video Surveillance Destroyed A Claim For Compensation

A claim for compensation that occupied the Brisbane District Court for five days has resulted in the claimant being judged as having “grossly exaggerated” her injuries. Most damaging to the claim was clandestine video footage of 40-yr-old Lovissa Williams conducting massage on a private investigator – interrupted by a visit from police – at her Murrumba Downs studio.

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Falling On Stairs At Home Isn't A Journey Claim

In the case of Sharon Olive Johnston v QComp (C/2012/2) QIC 4 June 2012 it involved an appeal by a worker to the Queensland Industrial Court from a decision by Workcover Queensland, QComp and the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission to reject her claim for injuries she sustained when she fell on the stairs of her home whilst on her way to her workplace...

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Queensland Court Considers Golfing Injury Claim

The Supreme Court of Queensland has dismissed an appeal by Dr Errol Pollard, who was injured by a golf ball hit by the Respondent, John Trude, in a game of golf. Dr Pollard alleged that he had been standing dangerously close to the ball’s trajectory and that the Respondent did not fulfil his duty of care to him by yelling out the commonplace ‘fore’ to warn him of the ball’s approach....

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