What are the maximum damages for pain and suffering in Queensland?

The general principle of damages is that a plaintiff who has been injured by the negligence of a defendant should be awarded such sum of money as will (as nearly as possible) put them in the same position as if they had not been injured. A damages claim is not a free-ride, or a ticket … Read more

Average payouts for personal injury claims in Queensland

Payouts for personal injury claims are generally kept confidential and are usually only public knowledge if a judge determines the appropriate amount. In Queensland, the largest personal injury claim is around $20 million dollars for a heart-breaking and serious brain injury where the claimant required constant care and assistance for the remainder of his life. … Read more

10 Steps to Take After a Car Accident in Queensland

A car accident should always be taken seriously, no matter the severity. It is important to know what to do after a crash to ensure that you maintain your safety, comply with the law, and position yourself to be able to claim compensation if necessary. The compensation claim process can be complex, and strict time … Read more