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Court of Appeal delivers head-on decision in head-on collision case

Australia - November 23 2020 A head-on collision occurred on a straight road with 1 Lane in each direction. The driver of each vehicle brought a claim against the other alleging…

One accident, two claims - Who was at fault?

Australia - May 22 2020 A head-on collision occurred on a straight road with 1 lane in each direction. The driver of each vehicle brought a claim against the other driver…

Court of appeal upholds duty of care owed to police officer as a first responder to accident

Australia - March 10 2020 On 17 February 2013 Mr Williams was killed in a single vehicle accident in Queensland when he collided with a tree (the accident). Mr Caffrey (the…

Queensland Supreme Court sanctions record settlement

Australia - June 24 2019 On 24 January 2014 Chrys Barker suffered catastrophic injures in a motor vehicle accident on Pumicestone Road near Donnybrook, Queensland. The…

When is a duty of care owed to the first responders to fatal accidents?

Australia - March 15 2019 Harm to the mental state of a claimant - as opposed to physical harm - has traditionally been called 'nervous shock'. However, despite this term…