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Car accidents can happen to anyone, anywhere. If you need advice following a motor vehicle or car accident, we can provide a free claim assessment. Get in touch today.

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…

Accident Victim Awarded $448,000 Despite Cannabis Abuse

In the case of Schneider v Smith & RACQ Insurance [2016] QSC 047, the Court was faced with determining the impact of accident injuries on the Plaintiff’s pre-accident lifestyle and employment against a strenuous argument by the Defendants that the Plaintiff’s cannabis abuse was a main cause of any claimed psychiatric condition and loss of earning capacity, and his general “surfer” attitude should reduce any economic loss award…

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.

Worker’s Injury Claim Caused By Defective Equipment Wins $638,000

Darren Verney suffered a back injury in the course of his employment with the Defendant, whilst engaged in the construction of an accommodation village for the Coppabella open cut coal mine west of Mackay. Mr Verney was transporting blue metal in a wheelbarrow when the wheelbarrow suddenly turned over, causing the Mr Verney to lose balance and tumble down an embankment…