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