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Workers compensation payout for shoulder, hip and psychiatric injury

Longbottom v L & R Collins Pty Ltd [2021] QSC 242 Facts The Plaintiff was employed by the Defendant to harvest banana bunches. The process …

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Legal and financial capacity in a personal injury settlement

Adamson v Enever & Anor [2021] QSC 221 This decision relates to an application to the Supreme Court of Queensland for orders concerning the Applicant’s …

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E-Scooter Accident Claims and Insurance Issues

Electric Scooter accidents are now a common occurrence in Brisbane. To pursue a claim for injuries against an at-fault operator, there’s insurance issues to consider.

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Bill to stamp out the ‘insidious practice’ of claim farming in motor accident claims

On 14 June 2019, the Queensland Parliament introduced the Motor Accident Insurance and Other Legislation Amended Bill 2019 (Qld) (Bill) to address the practice of ‘claim farming’ …

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Criminal conduct and claims for personal injuries

If a person commits a crime, can they still claim damages for personal injuries arising out of the event? Well… it depends. The Civil Liability …

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Late reporting of injury and other problems on quantum

Case note: Evans v Williams [2018] QDC 210 A 51 year old kitchenhand, Ms Marie Evans, was injured while executing a right hand turn, when …

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Offers, Costs and Rehabilitation in CTP Claims

Case note: McDermott v Manley & Anor [2018] QSC 35 A Claimant has been unsuccessful in an application to the Supreme Court of Queensland for a declaration …

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Joyriding passenger fails in claim against driver of stolen vehicle

Case note: Captain v Wosomo [2017] QSC 86 One recent decision of the Queensland Supreme Court is a warning to Plaintiffs who seek damages for injuries suffered …

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Interstate Insurers and the National Injury Insurance (Qld) Act 2016 (Qld)

National Injury Insurance Scheme – National Injury Insurance Scheme Act – National Injury Insurance Scheme Queensland – National Injury Insurance Scheme Levy – NIIS NDIS …

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Dangerous Recreational Activities | Contract Claims & Intentional Torts

Dangerous Recreational Activities – Dangerous Recreational Activities Qld – Dangerous Recreational Activities Civil Liability Act – Dangerous Recreational Activities CLA – Dangerous Recreational Activities Cases …

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