Category - Public Liability

ABC Radio: Should our government sue the big tobacco companies?

Health experts are urging Australian governments to sue tobacco companies for the billions of dollars spent on treating smoking-related illnesses. Such a move would follow the lead of nation’s like Canada, whose government has launched successful lawsuits against tobacco giants to recover healthcare costs. It would be...

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The clock is ticking: How long do I have to make an injury claim in Queensland?

Recovering from any physical or psychological injury is hard. Many of our clients find some solace in taking action with their compensation claim as soon as possible. In this blog, we list some of the most common personal injury claims and the time frames within which you need to start them. Motor Accident If you’ve been...

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Today Tonight: $525m Johnson & Johnson payout sparks talcum powder cancer fears

Famous household brand Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay an astonishing A$525 million to a US woman who claimed she developed terminal ovarian cancer after using the company’s talcum-powder-based products. The case is one of thousands of lawsuits brought across the US alleging the company failed to warn consumers...

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