Record Breaking Wheelchair Compensation Win

A Brisbane man who became wheelchair-bound after a car accident left him with severe brain injuries has been awarded a record $20.5 million in compensation. Chrys Barker, aged 28, and his cousin, Bobby Hobbs, aged 20, were hit by a drunk driver in Caboolture near Brisbane in January 2014. Mr. Hobbs was killed instantly in […]

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Woman Controversially Awarded Compensation After Bike Crash

A woman who was hit by a cyclist after stepping out into the road has been awarded compensation. While the decision may not appear controversial at first, the circumstances of the case have divided opinions. The ruling has been called controversial as Gemma Brushett was distracted by her phone when she stepped into the road, […]

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Whiplash: What Are My Rights?

Whiplash is an apparently minor injury sustained in the event of a car accident or collision that throws your spine, neck and head quickly forward and backwards. It’s a painful and inconvenient injury to suffer, and in many cases, it’s the fault of another party who’s collided with your vehicle from behind. If this is […]

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A Guide to Understanding Cycling Injuries

Though great for your health and the environment, cycling poses several risks of its own. The lack of protection from other drivers and even unsafe road conditions could turn your comfortable bike ride to work into a disastrous accident. In many cases, these injuries might have occurred due to the negligence of another party. A […]

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Car insurance premiums to fall in whiplash crackdown

Justice Secretary Liz Truss has promised that car insurance premiums will fall as part of a Government crackdown on compensation culture. The Justice Secretary has published a consultation paper outlining plans to put a cap on compensation awards, or even ban whiplash claims altogether [http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/11/17/car-insurance-premiums-fall-by-40-a-year-under-plans-to-end-ramp/]. Whiplash claims are on the increase, with one made every […]

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