The Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

Santa Claus’s Failed Compensation Claim

In December 2007, a Victorian Shopping center hired an employee, one Mr. Bainbridge to play Santa Claus. At the end of each shift, a security guard would escort Santa back from his ‘North Pole’ grotto, and the naughty (or nice) children and parents, to the shopping center’s office to change…

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3 Things You May Be Surprised You Can Claim For

At The Personal Injury Lawyers, we are often met with surprise and gratitude when we advise an accident victim they may have a claim for what they thought was an unwinnable case. We’ve outlined some circumstances you may not realise you may be able to claim for…

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Compensation Payouts

As lawyers and personal injury compensation experts in business for over three decades, we know all to well, how to always fight for what is right for you, and to claim the most your are due. However, it’s clear many don’t understand how compensation after an injury works. Here are five things you probably didn’t know about compensation payments…

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How To Prevent Neck And Shoulder Injuries

Do you suffer from neck and shoulder pain caused by an injury? Chronic or acute pain is never easy to manage, and can have an enormous effect on daily life for those who are afflicted. There is a lot to know about neck and shoulder injuries, as the causes, symptoms, and treatments vary greatly…

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Road Rules You May Not Be Aware Of

There are some quite odd Road Rules in place that you may never have dreamed existed and really have no relevance to a present day highway, but there are also some unusual Road Rules that do apply to all road users today which you may very well not be aware of.  In this article we set out some of these more unusual Road Rules for you…

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First Black Lung Compensation Claim In Decades Accepted

Black Lung Disease, also known as Coal Workers’ Pneumoconiosis, is a disease associated with miners working in poor work conditions back in days of old. Unfortunately, Black Lung Disease is back in the 21st Century mining industry. Disturbingly, evidence has arisen that suggests it never really went away, as was widely believed or promoted…

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Tourist Hit By Bus Awarded $2.087 Million Damages

New Year’s Eve 2011 changed Mina Yamaguchi’s life forever when she was involved in a motor vehicle accident whilst holidaying in Cairns. Mina was crossing a Cairns street on a pedestrian crossing when she was run down by a Cairns bus resulting in serious injuries, including organic brain damage, a broken pelvis, and multiple other injuries…

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