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…

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…

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…