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SLIP AND FALL: WOMAN AWARDED $660,000 COMPENSATION

08 7111 0375 Request A Cost Estimate SLIP AND FALL: WOMAN AWARDED $660,000 COMPENSATION – By Glen Pearce – A woman has been awarded $660,000 in compensation after she slipped and fell on a wet floor in a Sydney fruit shop, sustaining severe injuries. Background The woman, aged 36, had been in the fruit shop…

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HAVING YOUR DAY IN COURT: IS IT WORTH IT?

08 7111 0375 Request A Cost Estimate HAVING YOUR DAY IN COURT: IS IT WORTH IT? By Andrew Carpenter Having your day in court does not mean that you’ll recover all or any of your legal costs, a court has decided. It’s a timely reminder for anyone thinking about commencing court action. How the case…

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HOW INTOXICATION CAN AFFECT A COMPENSATION CLAIM.

08 7111 0375 Request A Cost Estimate HOW INTOXICATION CAN AFFECT A COMPENSATION CLAIM. A pedestrian who was the victim of a hit and run has had his award of compensation reduced by half from $638,155.02 to $319,077.51 on the basis that he was extremely intoxicated and ought to have been aware that he was…

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