Claims for personal injury compensation for accidents caused by stolen cars, unlicensed or unidentified drivers.
Car theft in Southeast Queensland is reaching epidemic proportions. Sometimes people can be injured in an accident involving a stolen car, often driven by an unlicensed teenager. This article talks about the entitlements to personal injury compensation, in circumstances where the car at fault was stolen, the driver was unlicensed or flees the scene of Find out more >
Can I return to work after a successful TPD claim in Queensland?
In Queensland, workers who have suffered a total and permanent disability (TPD) often wonder if they can return to work after a successful TPD claim. This article aims to provide insight into this question and shed light on the various aspects that individuals should consider when contemplating a return to work. What is a TPD Find out more >
Can I change jobs when on Workcover in Queensland?
In Queensland, if you are currently on WorkCover and considering changing jobs, it is important to understand your rights and obligations. While changing jobs might seem like a natural progression for career growth, it can have implications for your ongoing workers’ compensation claim. Before making any decisions, it is crucial to understand the potential consequences Find out more >
GLJ V The Trustee of the Roman Catholic Church for the Diocese of Lismore [2023] HCA 32
Delivered 1 November 2023 Background A Court can award a permanent stay to a defendant who is unable to fairly defend a claim brought against them because of the unavailability of witnesses and/or documents due to the passage of time. GLJ commenced proceedings in January 2020 against the Diocese for psychiatric injuries caused by alleged Find out more >
Compensation for Injured Motorcyclists in Queensland. What You Must Know.
Motorcycle accidents can result in severe injuries and can be a traumatic experience for the injured party. In Queensland, it is important for motorcyclists to understand their rights and the compensation they may be entitled to if they are injured in an accident. This article provides an overview of motorcycle injury compensation in Queensland, including Find out more >
Can You Claim Compensation for Work Injuries in Queensland if Self-Employed?
In Queensland, just like in any other state in Australia, workers’ compensation is primarily designed to provide financial support and assistance to individuals who suffer injuries or work-related illnesses. However, there often seems to be confusion surrounding the eligibility of self-employed individuals to claim workers’ compensation benefits. Many people mistakenly assume that only employees are Find out more >
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