Claim For Compensation For Disappointment and Distress

We all like to go on holidays and enjoy ourselves.  If there is disappointment and stress because an operator breaches it’s consumer guarantee, you may have a claim for compensation. A recent decision of the Supreme Court of New South Wales determined Scenic Tours had breached it’s consumer guarantee to exercise due care and skill… Continue reading Claim For Compensation For Disappointment and Distress

Medical Negligence in Emergency Departments

At Brazel Moore Lawyers we are experiencing an increase in medical negligence claims following emergency department presentations.  The claims entail allegations of hospitals failing to properly investigate and treat patients’ symptoms. In some of our cases, had the doctor simply referred our clients for imagery and/or to a relevant specialist, our clients would have achieved a better… Continue reading Medical Negligence in Emergency Departments

Have you been a victim of Sexual Abuse?

As a person under the age of 18 years were you the victim of child abuse. If you were the law has now changed in favour of victims as no time limit applies to pursuing compensation for what happened to you. A claim may be possible against the offender, a church, religious orders, other organisations,… Continue reading Have you been a victim of Sexual Abuse?

Receiving Compensation – and a bill from Centrelink

Both you (and your partner) might owe Centrelink more than you think after you receive compensation. Seeking compensation for an injury you’ve suffered is natural enough right – you’ve lost income, you have medical bills, you’ve been struggling with making ends meet.  At some point along the way, you applied for Centrelink because the cost… Continue reading Receiving Compensation – and a bill from Centrelink

Your Top 5 Medical Negligence Questions…Answered!

Medical Negligence is a complex area of Law.  Here are your top 5 questions answered! Can I sue my doctor? Under Australian Law, your doctor, hospital or other medical service provider must treat you in a competent and professional manner.  If they fail to do so, they may be held liable for the injury and… Continue reading Your Top 5 Medical Negligence Questions…Answered!

Injury as a result of medical treatment – Medical Negligence Claim

Have you had a medical or dental treatment, and this includes treatment such as physiotherapy and chiropractic treatment, which has left you with an injury?.  If so, you may be entitled to compensation for pain and suffering, loss of income, out of pocket expenses and medical expenses, referred to as a medical negligence claim. ‘Our… Continue reading Injury as a result of medical treatment – Medical Negligence Claim

Have you been involved in a motor vehicle accident (blameless accident)?

Have you or someone you know suffered injuries in a motor vehicle accident when it is a ‘blameless accident’.  The concept of a blameless accident came about as a result of a childcare centre crash involving injured toddler Sophie Delezio, when it could not be show that the driver of a vehicle was negligent, and… Continue reading Have you been involved in a motor vehicle accident (blameless accident)?

Do you need treatment for a work related injury?

Have you put in a workers compensation for medical treatment, then heard nothing for several months? It’s a common story.  An injured worker may need ongoing treatment, including surgery, years after being injured at work.  The injured worker’s doctor sends a letter to the workers compensation insurer, and then….nothing.  All lines of communication seem to… Continue reading Do you need treatment for a work related injury?

Slip and Fall Accident

Have you had a slip and fall in a supermarket or shopping Centre? You may be entitled to compensation for pain and suffering, loss of income, medical expenses and assistance in doing domestic chores. We have assisted many people and obtained compensation for them arising out of slip and fall injuries. One of the people… Continue reading Slip and Fall Accident

Do you believe you may have a medical negligence claim?

Have you received medical or other treatment which you believe has been negligently carried out and which has caused you to suffer loss or damage?.  You may have a medical negligence claim. Such treatment may include from a Doctor, Dentist, Hospital or other health provider.  There is a limitation period of 3 years in which… Continue reading Do you believe you may have a medical negligence claim?