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CTP V Comprehensive Car Insurance – What’s the Difference?

The distinction between Compulsory Third Party Insurance (“CTP Insurance”) and Comprehensive Car Insurance is one which many people unfortunately do not know. This article aims to briefly explain the difference between the two types of insurances. As the name suggests, CTP Insurance is, well, compulsory. If you drive a vehicle on Queensland roads, that vehicle […]

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I’ve Had An Accident – What Do I Do?

  By Emily Billiau. Being involved in a motor vehicle collision can be very stressful and upsetting. Knowing what steps to take is extremely important, particularly where you or any other person involved in the collision is injured or if your vehicle sustains significant damage. Below are some tips on what to do if you […]

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Missed Deadlines Could Mean Missed Compensation

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What happens if you are injured while visiting a friend or family member at their home?

By Sarah Carlisle While you are a visitor at someone else’s home, the owner or occupier of the home owes a duty to take reasonable care for your safety. Hazards such as inadequate lighting, rain on driveways and paths, rotting decking, loose balustrades, falling foliage and other debris are all prone to cause accidents in […]

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Update – Limitation Period lifted for Victims of Child Sexual Abuse in Queensland

By Sarah Carlisle On Friday 11 November 2016, the Limitation of Actions (Child Sexual Abuse) and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2016 was introduced. What Does This Mean for Victims of Child Sexual Abuse in Queensland?  The legislation has the effect of lifting the limitation period which previously applied to a claim for damages for the […]

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Who do you sue when you have no one to sue?

By Tina Ibraheem In Drzyzaga v Nominal Defendant [2012] QDC 323, the Plaintiff was injured after he was forced to swerve in order to avoid a vehicle which had inappropriately pulled up in front of him causing him to run on to a nearby traffic island. The vehicle that inappropriately pulled up in front of him immediately left […]

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