Injured while travelling?. Make sure to check your Travel Insurance.

Going overseas is a wonderful and exciting adventure. Make sure to check your Travel Insurance carefully. We acted for a client who went on a once in a lifetime dream holiday to Paris. That holiday quickly turned into a nightmare when our client was injured when she stepped out of the shower in her hotel… Continue reading Injured while travelling?. Make sure to check your Travel Insurance.

Public Liability Claims

If you have been injured whilst walking in a public park or public reserve you may have a claim for compensation for the injury. We recently had a client, John (not his real name) who tripped over a raised storm water drain, fell and suffered injury. The reserve was an open native park with dry… Continue reading Public Liability Claims

Injured in a Public Place – You may be entitled to make a Public Liability Claim

Have you been injured in a public place, you may be entitled to make a public liability claim. We recently acting for an injured person, Justin (not his real name) who fell in a car park which was owned and occupied by a local Council. He fell over a depressed section of patched bitumen, which… Continue reading Injured in a Public Place – You may be entitled to make a Public Liability Claim

Woman slips on grape in Coles and wins $90130 in compensation!

Next time you’re shopping at Coles, no need to watch out where you’re walking according to Judge Leonard Levey. In a judgement handed down by him in the NSW District Court, Judge Levy opined that when it comes to supermarkets, there is no reasonable expectation that a customer will be looking down at the ground,… Continue reading Woman slips on grape in Coles and wins $90130 in compensation!

Woolworths pay $580,299 in public liability compensation for one hot chip!

Public Liability Compensation is a very complex area of Law. You are probably thinking ‘since when have hot chips got so expensive?’.  Well, since Woolworths failed to remove one from the floor of it’s shopping centre in Taree. The High Court has found the giant supermarket chain negligent in allowing a greasy potato chip to… Continue reading Woolworths pay $580,299 in public liability compensation for one hot chip!