All posts by Ali Hart

Motorbike rider awarded $212,000 after colliding with horse

IntroductionAccidents happen on the road every day.  Accidents between motorbikes and horses are less common, however, that is precisely what happened in this interesting case (Lawes v Nominal Defendant

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Here’s to you, Mrs Robinson, for showing us how to prove liability eight years after an accident

Introduction Reliability of evidence is something we discuss at length in many case reviews because is so important in the success of people's claims. In this post we will review a real case (Robinson

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Back Pain Myth Busting 1 – Movement and exercise is bad

Back pain is an extremely common complaint. We frequently hear of back pain and injuries from our clients, and have found it to be a difficult hurdle to overcome despite its frequency.We have enlisted

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Female train driver successfully sues for half a million dollars after zebra crossing accident

Introd​​​​​uctionIn this post we will look into a real case (RACQ Insurance Ltd v Brennan would have been both inappropriate and false. I would order that the appeal be dismissed." Kerry's

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McDonalds drive-thru accident results in $0 payout because of missing driver details

IntroductionAccidents where you don't know the details of the driver who hit you are less common but by no means rare. In this post we will look into a real case (Murray v Nominal Defendant him, had he

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Why pedestrians rightfully get their way

0 shares Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 The FactsA 53 year old man, Glenn Swainson, with a checkered work history had been down at a local pub drinking with friends for a number of hours when later that

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When being drunk doesn’t matter

0 shares Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 The FactsTerence Miles was at the Robina Tavern on the Gold Coast for a birthday party with friends. Just before midnight, Terence was walking through the car park

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Young man’s foot cut off in jet ski accident receives $800,000

11 shares Share11 Share +10 Tweet0 The Facts Being young and care free sometimes has its consequences, as a young 18 year old found out in this case. Nathan Whittington was water skiing with his

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Woman slips on a greasy chip and is awarded $580,000

13 shares Share13 Share +10 Tweet0 The Facts Imagine going to a supermarket with a friend and your daughter to do your shopping when you slip on a greasy hot potato chip and suffer a serious injury

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Pedestrian awarded $1.6 million after being hit by motorcycle

39 shares Share39 Share +10 Tweet0 Have you ever been walking across a street when a vehicle has come out of nowhere? Have you ever thought about what might happen if you had been injured or worse,

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