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

Keeping your staff safe this Christmas season

Christmas is a wonderful time of year – everyone seems happier, decorations hang from trees and ceilings and festive music plays from private and public speakers. Better still, friends and family all want to catch up for some merriment and the boss wants to throw the annual Christmas party, but it might not all end … Continued

Patinos Client Wins in Supreme Court Case

Summary: Supreme Court Judge finds Suncorp Insured Driver Liable for Serious Injuries in Motor Vehicle Accident In a Judgement handed down on 30 January 2008 His Honour Justice Daubney rejected the evidence of a Suncorp Insured Driver, finding her negligent for the injuries sustained by David Hawira, who was represented by Patinos Personal Lawyers. Michelle Connolly … Continued