Public liability claims

Many people do not realise that they may be entitled to compensation after sustaining injuries that are included in what is described as a ‘public liability’ claim. If you have sustained a personal injury in a public place like a shopping centre, restaurant or pub it...Read More

What to do if you are injured in a motor vehicle accident

If you have been injured in a motor accident in New South Wales, you may be able to access benefits available under the compulsory third party scheme (CTP scheme). Compulsory third-party insurance (also known as ‘greenslip insurance’) is mandatory for all registered...Read More

Top 6 tips when making a workplace injury claim

If you have been injured at work an experienced lawyer can advise you of your rights and help you to claim workers compensation. The State Insurance Regulatory Authority (SIRA) regulates and administers the workers compensation system in New South Wales. This is a...Read More

Supermarket slip and falls – always a risk!

Aldi Foods Pty Ltd v Young [2016] NSWCA 109 Background On 22 July 2009, a 52 year old woman named Susan Young was shopping at an Aldi Supermarket in New South Wales. An employee of Aldi was unpacking and restocking strawberries from a ‘pallet jack’ trolley. The pallet...Read More

Defamation – What are my defences

There are a number of defences which may be appropriate to defend against a claim of defamation, such as: Truth – if a defamatory statement is objectively true, a claim in defamation can be defeated. Fair comment/honest opinion – a defamatory statement can...Read More