Public Liability Claims

A 4-Step Guide on What to Do After a Slip and Fall

Everyone knows that an accident can happen at any time. Some of these accidents may be minor, but other times they can cause a life changing injury. How often do you stop to think about how you would cope if it happened to you?

The more you hear about the dangers of accidents and injuries, the more cautious you feel. Yet no matter how careful we are in public places where safety should be guaranteed, there is ...

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Slipped over at a shopping centre? – The 20 Minute Warning

If you’ve slipped over at a supermarket or shopping centre and sustained an injury, your ability to be successful in a compensation claim can depend on one single element: when did the spillage occur? 

In Queensland, the standard for cleaning rotations of publicly used spaces such as shopping centres is 15-20 minutes. This standard was set in 2012 by the High Court case of Strong v Woolworths Limited (trading as Big W).

In Strong, the incident area had ...

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