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I tripped on a footpath. I can sue the council, right?

I tripped on a footpath. I can sue the council, right?

The short answer is, you can try, but you may not succeed. With the introduction of the Civil Liability Act 2003 (Qld), following the collapse of FAI & HIH Insurance, and the events of 11 September 2001, the Government effectively granted a high level of immunity to local authorities such as the Council and the Department of Main Roads.

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Saturday 5th August 2017     Sue, Litigation, Personal Injury


The Top 10 Dos and Don'ts When You Have a Car Accident

The Top 10 Dos and Don'ts When You Have a Car Accident

Never leave the scene of an accident until it is appropriate to do so. Particularly if vehicles or other property has been damaged, or someone is injured, you may face serious criminal charges for failing to remain at the scene of an accident.

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Personal Injury and the Pitfalls of DIY Claims

Personal Injury and the Pitfalls of DIY Claims

In this day and age, there is a wealth of information available at your fingertips as a potential claimant which may make you feel confident in thinking, “I can do this, the process is simple. I don’t need a lawyer.”

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Thursday 8th June 2017     Personal Injury, Diy Claims, Self-representation


Unable to Work Due to Injury or Illness?  Get Early Access to Your Superannuation

Unable to Work Due to Injury or Illness? Get Early Access to Your Superannuation

Losing your job due to severe injury or chronic illness, can unfortunately bring with it stress and financial hardship. If you re in that position, have you thought about accessing your super early to ease the financial burden?

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