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Motor Vehicle Accident – No Win No Fee

Have a Claim and worried about costs? Learn more about No Win No Fee. If you have been injured in a motor vehicle accident as a result of another person’s negligence, you may be able to claim compensation. MMLaw can represent you in the claims process in order to ensure that you recei

Motor Vehicle Accident Injury – Time Limits to Claim

Motor Vehicle Accident Injury – Time Limits to Claim. If you have been injured in a motor vehicle accident as a result of someone else’s fault you may be wondering “Which of my injuries can I claim compensation for and are there any time limits in making that claim”? At McColm M

Motor Vehicle Accident – make a Claim

Making a Claim for personal injury as a result of a Motor Vehicle Accident If you have been injured in a motor vehicle accident as a result of another person’s negligence you may be able to claim compensation. We can only imagine the stress that you may be experiencing in dealing with

Car Crash and Medical Bills

Car Crash and Medical Bills If you have been involved in a car crash that wasn’t your fault, you can apply to the insurer of the other vehicle to pay for your rehabilitation expenses. The definition of rehabilitation is wide and includes medical and psychological treatment and the use

This WorkCover Notice of Assessment can’t be Right! (Injuries after 14 October 2013)

As your receipt of compensation benefits from WorkCover nears the end because your injury may have reached a stage that it will not improve any further, WorkCover will have you assessed by a doctor of its choice. The doctor will advise WorkCover of your degree of permanent impairment.

Not a picture of health before your injury?

Ms Cowan was an employee of Bunnings at Mt Isa. Her duties included keeping the area outside of the “Trade Shed” clean and tidy. In March 2008, bags of chicken manure which had been stored outside of the shed had split and spilled their contents. The fertiliser had dried in the sun an

When a win is not really a win

Ballandis v Swebbs & Anor (No 2) [2014] QDC 143 Christopher Ballandis was injured in a motor vehicle accident. He brought a claim for compensation and the matter proceeded to a settlement (“compulsory”) conference with the insurer of the vehicle. Christopher offered to settle his

Sunshine Coast Car Injures Pedestrians

On 6 May 2014, a motor vehicle lost control at Noosa and hit 2 pedestrians and a motor cycle driver. The pedestrians included a 24 year old German back packer and his 20 year old friend. The young German tourist sustained serious injuries and underwent surgery in an attempt to save hi

Workplace Death

Brett Kelly, 34 years old, worked at Mt Isa’s Glencore copper mine. He was last seen on 18 June 2014 whilst working underground. Sadly, authorities have terminated the rescue operation on the basis that they do not believe that he would be alive given the hazardous and dangerous envir

Father killed in workplace wall collapse

Tragically, a 30 year old construction worker died on 23/6/14 when a partially built wall collapsed at his workplace as a result of strong winds in Melbourne. A co-worker frantically tried to rescue Michael Klanja from the rubble but paramedics could not revive him. Michael leaves beh