Posts Tagged 'liability'

3 Common Causes of Vehicle Accidents in Queensland

Every year, thousands of Australians experience road accidents, either due to a driving error on their part or being caught in harm’s way due to someone else’s negligence. 

If you’re a driver, you’ve probably grown accustomed to the fact that car crashes can happen to anyone and make life more difficult in the process. With the higher risk of injury (or even death) that can result in being off the road and out of work for weeks, ...

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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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