Category Archives for Car Accidents

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

Introd​​​​​uctionIn this post we will base our story* on a real case (RACQ Insurance Ltd v Brennan would have been both inappropriate and false. I would order that the appeal be dismissed." Vicky'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

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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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Pedestrian awarded $1.6 million after being hit by motorcycle

0 shares Share0 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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Stay at home mum receives $185,000 in compensation

The StoryAnna* was a stay-at-home mum caring for her young children. On a sunny weekend morning, Anna and her best friend Louise went to the Noosa Farmers Markets’. It was one of their weekly rituals.However,

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Two Sources of Video Evidence to Prove a Hit and Run Occurred

0 shares Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 If you have been involved in a hit and run crash, evidence to prove what actually occurred, who the other parties are and who is at fault become an imperative part

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Man receives compensation after suffering injuries while a passenger on a bus

The FactsDaniel Crowley was holidaying on Fraser Island in mid-2000.On 9 August, Daniel was travelling on a bus heading off the Island when it unexpectedly hit potholes in the road. Daniel was thrown from

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Taken no time off work? Minor accident pays $70,000.

0 shares Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 Facts (Whitney v Whiteway & Anor QDC 163)On 4 April 2004, Ms Whitney was leaving Carindale Shopping Centre, QLD on a Sunday afternoon. When driving out of the

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