No Insurance – No Worries?

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 the type of car or … 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 outcome in 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: 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 … Continued

Injured Casino Worker Awarded Over $200,000

In a Judgement of the Supreme Court in Brisbane of 15 October 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 … 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

How to Show Your Staff You’re a Loyal and Caring Boss

When you’re a boss, it’s easy to get distracted by all of your own work and commitments. However, it’s vital to remember that one of these all-important commitments is actually your employees. These are the people that your business relies on to keep the everyday processes rolling, so you need to show them how crucial … Continued