Uninsured vehicle accident injury claims

Topic: vehicle accident injury claim(s) Here are a couple of potential scenarios… You’ve been injured in a car crash and were not at fault.  The other driver says they’ve got no insurance. Or; You were injured in a car accident and again not at fault. The other driver has driven off and you don’t know … Continued

Compensation for injury in stolen Motor Vehicle Accident

What happens if you’ve been injured in a motor vehicle accident with a stolen car? Thankfully, in Queensland, even if the vehicle involved in a motor vehicle accident was stolen, a claim for compensation can still be made. A stolen car with a current registration certificate (current “rego”) is insured and you can lodge a … Continued

Are you insured if injured in a hit and run?

Being injured in a hit and run accident is a nightmare scenario for many people. Thankfully, in Queensland, if you didn’t catch the registration number of the vehicle which hit you, you can still bring a claim for compensation, provided you lodge your claim within 9 months of the accident and have tried your best … Continued

Successful motor vehicle accident compensation claim

Summary: Patinos Lawyers Gain Access to Mobile Telephone Records of Driver of Truck Which Struck their Client On 26 May 2008, Gary Cameron suffered a brain injury as a result of a collision with a truck whilst cycling to work. The accident happened some time between 5.30am and 6.02am.  Mr. Cameron did not have lights … Continued

Win for Patinos client upheld in Court of Appeal

Summary: the State of Queensland Fail to Overturn Judgment for Injured Worker In a Judgement of the Court of Appeal delivered on 16 September 2014, the State of Queensland failed to overturn a Judgment for an injured worker represented by Patinos Personal Lawyers. Joan Munro was a 50-year-old registered nurse employed by Logan Hospital undertaking … Continued

Injured Casino Worker Awarded Over $200,000

In a Judgement of the Supreme Court in Brisbane on October 15th, 2014 a Casino Worker represented by Patinos Personal Lawyers was awarded over $200,000.00 in damages for injuries she sustained whilst at work. Her Honour Justice Dalton found that no training was given to Lidija Romig as to how to use the chipping machine except … Continued

Steps to Take After a Motor Vehicle Accident

The idea of being in a motor vehicle accident is a scary thought for anyone, particularly as it can leave you very shaken and unsure of what to do next. Even though everyone’s experience will be different, below are a few key steps that should be taken after any involvement in a motor vehicle accident. … Continued

Five Ways to Know if You’re a Boss Who Bullies

Being a boss comes with many responsibilities, stressful situations, and any number of employees to manage daily. This type of power can go to anyone’s head and, before you know it, you’ve stepped into the realm of bully rather than boss (and may open yourself up to workplace bullying workers compensation claims). If you’re unsure … Continued

How to Recognise Workplace Bullying

Bullying is something that most people have had either first or second-hand experience of at some point in their lives, but don’t just think it’s something that’s reserved for high school. Workplace bullying is a common occurrence, with many employees who go through it too scared to deal with it. Below are some features of … Continued

$9.5 million award After Motorcycle Accident

After a long drawn out claim to ensure Susan Delaney had access to funding for all of the rehabilitation needs she reasonably required and enough money to look after herself for the future, an agreement was finally reached with AAMI and the State of Queensland as to the appropriate amount of compensation for her. The … Continued