What Is Duty Of Care?

When you visit a medical provider for treatment or advice for any injury or medical condition they owe you a ‘duty of care’. A medical provider can be a doctor, dentist, orthopaedic surgeon, neurosurgeon, psychiatrist or psychologist, medical specialist, physiotherapist, chiropractor, etc. That said there are complexities around a duty of care that you need to know before you bring an injury compensation claim…

What Is Contributory Negligence In A Personal Injury Claim?

Contributory negligence is the term used in a personal injury claim where the actions of an injured person have contributed to their injury occurring. We give you an example of this, how it affects compensation claims and more in the link below…

What Is An Offer Of Settlement In Personal Injury Claims

Basically, personal injury settlement negotiations are where the parties try to reach a resolution of the claim between themselves. This is done by exchanging offers of settlement back and forth, until they reach a satisfactory settlement.

Negotiations are tricky, and that’s where a great Lawyer and our research and processes help. We explain more about what we do, what happens in negotiations, what goes on between the parties legal representatives and more in the link below…

Why Use Us For Personal Injury Claims?

The Personal Injury Lawyers is a 100% personal injury law firm, and have been successfully handling injury compensation claims for close to 40 years. Accident and injury compensation claims are all we do, day in, day out, all day, everyday and we pride ourselves on being experts in our field. We explain how our expertise will help get you the compensation you’ll need in the link below…

What Is Permanent Impairment?

When a person suffers injury, the injury can result in long term problems, this is termed “permanent impairment”.
We explain more how permanent impairment is used in personal injury claims and the impact it can have in the link below…

What Is Negligence In Compensation Claims?

The law of negligence has existed in Queensland for hundreds of years and has developed and evolved over this time through the decisions of Judges in Courts of law. We explain more about how this plays a part in compensation claims in the link below…

Time Limits For QLD Compensation Claims?

Yes. 

In Brisbane, The Gold Coast and all across Queensland, there are time limits that apply to making a claim for personal injuries.

These time limits are very strict and are set by Statutory law. In QLD this can vary from 1 month to 9 months or longer. VIC & NSW are wildly different.
We break them all down in the link below…

How Will My Common Law Claim Run, And How Long Will It Take?

Depending on the status of your injuries at the time of commencing your Common Law claim, a claim in Brisbane, the Gold Coast or across Queensland can take as little as 6 months to resolve, however the average claim duration is around 12 to 18 months.
We explain more as to how the claim will work and more about those timelines in the link below…

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 and we explain how this forms part of your compensation claim in the link below…

Am I Liable For Injury On My Property?

You may be held liable for injury sustained by a person on your property, so it is well worth taking out insurance. Click the link to read more on how to cover yourself. Need help? You’re welcome to contact us with any questions.