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No Win No Fee Lawyers: A Guide for Clients

A comprehensive question and answer about no win no fee agreements.

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Workers compensation payout for shoulder, hip and psychiatric injury

A Qld worker received a payout of $482k for shoulder, hip and psychiatric injuries suffered when catching a 70kg bunch of bananas. Read more.

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Tip truck tray injury not caused by host employer negligence

Read about a case where a tip truck tray injury was not caused by the host employers negligence. See the details, facts and judgements here.

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Child fell from train after being caught between closing doors

The HCA has upheld the appeal of a child by his tutor for injuries sustained in a fall from an intercity electric V-set train. Read about the case here.

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Back injury answering work mobile arose ‘in the course of employment’

Ziebarth v Simon Blackwood (Workers’ Compensation Regulator) [2015] QIRC 121 Injuries to workers who are working from home are on the rise. The Queensland Industrial Relations …

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Responding to a request for a Compulsory Conference

So, you’ve been involved in a matter for some time now, and another party calls a conference. What do you do? Read our list of ‘do’s’ and ‘don’ts’.

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‘Actively Participating’ in a Compulsory Conference

Parties to a Qld personal injury claim must actively participate in a Compulsory Conference in a genuine attempt to resolve a claim before Court proceedings are commenced. Learn more.

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Making a Mandatory Final Offer in Queensland

In Queensland, parties to a personal injury claim are required to make a ‘mandatory final offer‘ or ‘written final offer‘ (MFO). An MFO is made at the end of a Compulsory Conference. Learn more.

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Projectile case not regulated by motor accident legislation

Sarah Hornby brought an application to declare that the MAIA regulated her claim for personal injuries. Read about the case and findings here.

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Worker awarded >$600k for sexual assault by manager

Read about a case where a worker was awarded over $600K for sexual assault by a manager on a work trip to Sydney. See the facts and findings of the case.

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