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Email Series Part 4: How Much Is My Claim Worth? – Pain & Suffering

Ashley TulleyChief Commercial Officer It is a significant part of a compensation claim.Particularly for those who cannot claim wage losses. For stay at home parents, retirees or the unemployed, pain and suffering often comprises the most considerable part of a compensation claim. We are back again with the final part of our four-part series on […]

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Email Series Part 3: How Much Is My Claim Worth? – Medical Expenses

Ashley TulleyChief Commercial Officer Medical Expenses are a crucial part of all claims for compensation. Why? Well apart from the obvious fact they pay for the cost of any medical treatment…… compensation for medical expenses allows you to recover to your fullest extent as it removes the stress of working how how you are going to […]

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Email Series Part 2: How Much Is My Claim Worth? – Care Costs

Ashley TulleyChief Commercial Officer Care costs can be the single most significant component of a claim. Particularly when the injured party doesn’t work (therefore doesn’t have much income loss) but is seriously injured. How much is my claim worth? It’s a big question. And one that is asked by every claimant we see. Unfortunately, the answer is never straightforward […]

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Email Series Part 1: How much is my claim worth? – Future Economic Loss

Ashley TulleyChief Commercial Officer Most people have heard of personal injury claims but very few would understand what quantum is.…and they really should – behind liability, it’s the second most significant determinant of a successful claim.​You’d be forgiven for thinking quantum has something to do with physics. But it nowhere near as difficult to wrap […]

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5 ways to avoid the insurance run-around

Ashley TulleyChief Commercial Officer Do not rely on your memory. We have heard of cases where valid claims have fallen down……because the plaintiff has forgotten the details of an accident…..became flustered in meetings……and lost credibility as a witness.Your ability to recall minor facts can be make or break, a year or two down the track.Don’t have […]

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Man trips grabbing fish and chips and gets $360k

IntroductionFrom a very early age, we are all told, “watch where you are going” by family, teachers, people we know and trust.  But mistakes happen and sometimes we simply cannot avoid hazard in our path. Take, for example, hazards at night. We have pretty poor night vision and rely heavily on artificial light to illuminate our […]

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Back Pain Myth Busting 2: Severe pain means severe damage

Back pain is an extremely common complaint. We have often found it to be a difficult hurdle to overcome despite its frequency. We have enlisted the help of Physiotherapist, Donovan Baker from Queen Street Physiotherapy in Brisbane for his expert advice on back pain management. Donovan has extensive clinical experience in musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapy and […]

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Bathroom Accessibility Modifications: How old is too old?

Bathrooms are often the first area of a home that needs addressing when someone’s mobility is affected. Think tight doorways, hard to manage baths and a general lack of space.  This post we are interviewing building accessibility expert, Chris Lok from Disability Modifications. Chris and his team of builders are specialists in turning unlivable houses into […]

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Part 1: What to do at each stage of your recovery: The first 3 days

Whether you have rolled your ankle, broken a rib or torn a ligament, your body goes through the same painful and uncomfortable process to repair itself.  We sat down with Nick Marshall from Surf Life Physio in Miami, QLD earlier this month to get a better understanding of the recovery journey. Nick has over 17 years’ […]

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Motorbike rider awarded $212,000 after colliding with horse

IntroductionAccidents happen on the road every day.  Accidents between motorbikes and horses are less common, however, that is precisely what happened in this interesting case (Lawes v Nominal Defendant [2007] QCA 367).  In this story, we discover that accidents that, at first glance, don’t involve a motor vehicle are still valid in the eyes of […]

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