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What if I am unhappy with my lawyer?

What if I am unhappy with my lawyer?

From time-to-time clients move to another lawyer. Clients can be unhappy because they feel that their claim does not seem to be going anywhere, or, that their claim is taking too long, or, sometimes clients feel that they cannot get hold of their lawyer or their...

Do I really need a lawyer?

Do I really need a lawyer?

The real question is: can I get the same result by doing my claim myself? It is certainly possible in some rare circumstances, but ‘highly unlikely’. A couple of things to remember: Lawyers work with injury claims every day: they know the law; they have the skills;...

Car accident statistics 2020

Car accident statistics 2020

According to the Insurance Commission of Western Australia’s 2020 Annual Report: There are 1,606,789 registered cars in Western Australia. There are 126,343 registered motorcycles. The Commission received 37,872 crash reports during the year. Most of those related to...

Slip in a shopping centre

Slip in a shopping centre

In the recent NSW Supreme Court of Appeal case of Carnemolla v Aracadia Funds Management the court dismissed the appeal of a plaintiff who had slipped at a local shopping centre. In this case a pensioner slipped as she came out of the women’s toilets, and she...

Acting in the Agony of the Moment

Acting in the Agony of the Moment

There are many cases where a drivermake decisions ‘in the agony of the moment’ but there is still an accident. In some cases drivers are criticised because if you analyse the circumstances then a different decision by the driver in that momentmight have meant that the...

Paying the cost of medical reports

Paying the cost of medical reports

An integral part of any personal injury claim is getting good evidence to prove your injuries and the effect of those injuries on your life, including the need for treatment and any effect on your capacity to work and earn. Lawyers rely on medical reports mostly from...

Further and better discovery

Further and better discovery

When a claim is disputed the dispute is litigated through the Court. The case progresses through a system of rules. Part of that process is showing what documents you have by providing a list, and your opponent showing what documents they have with their list – known...