We review a case where Polaris Lawyers was able to resolve the client’s common law claim for injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident without the need to go to court; achieving a [...]
In this article, we review the case of Marc White v TAC ; a cyclist injured in a road accident in 2015 where the TAC denied the plaintiff’s ‘serious injury application’.
Participants in high risk or adventure related activities are often asked to sign a waiver. Personal injury waiver forms generally ask you to acknowledge that you understand the risks associated [...]
We understand that reputation, particularly trust, is key to the client/lawyer relationship. Choosing the right lawyer for you can be daunting so we've created some tips to assist.
Joint Medical Exams ("JME") are arranged by your lawyer. They are a medical examination with a “specialist independent doctor” to assess your transport accident injuries.
Earlier this year I put away my scrubs for the last time, shutting the door on my career as a nurse and midwife to start my new role as a lawyer. I thought I’d share with you, three of the things [...]
To make a claim for common law damages for pain and suffering and economic loss, you need to show that you have suffered a serious injury and that your injury was caused or contributed to by a [...]
A recent study shows that of all medical errors in Australia each year, approximately 140,000 relate to misdiagnosis or delays in diagnosis. About 21,000 of those cause serious harm and result in [...]
Long ago someone wise once said, “Behind every good lawyer, is a great legal assistant.” Or is that just me trying to present my own statements as ancient wisdom?