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…

Compensation To Victims In A No-Fault Injury Insurance Scheme

The Queensland Government introduced a no fault National Injury Insurance Scheme for those catastrophically injured in motor vehicle accidents in Queensland. The idea of the scheme is to provide some assistance to those seriously injured in motor vehicle accidents in Queensland, no matter whether the accident is through their own fault or through no fault of their own…