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Public Liability Claims in Queensland and WA

Public liability law covers a wide range of circumstances in which a person suffers injury or death in the public domain. Our expert team of public liability lawyers commonly litigate accidents that occur in Queensland or Western Australia (WA) in public or private places and injuries resulting from assaults and recreational or sporting accidents. Slip, trip or fall injuries and some food poisoning claims are also covered under public liability law.

If you’ve been injured in Queensland or WA, and it was someone else’s fault, you could be entitled to a compensation claim. You may be entitled to make a claim for public liability if a duty of care has been broken.

Types of public liability claims under Queensland or WA law

Public Liability claims in Queensland and WA cover a variety of circumstances. The most common types of claims include:

Public liability legal process in Queensland and WA

Everyone’s situation is unique, because no two public place accidents or injuries are the same. However, the below video provides a simple guide to the public liability claims process, and how you can access compensation following an accident.

How public liability compensation gets calculated in Queensland and WA

Depending on the nature of your public liability claim, in most instances a monetary value is placed on the gap between your predicted life path before the public place accident, and your actual life path since the injury.

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This page is written specifically for a Queensland or Western Australian audience. Restrictions in these states prohibited us from showing certain information regarding our legal services, so if you are located outside these states please click here for information on public liability law.

Superannuation and Disability Insurance

If you are unable to work due to illness or injury you might be entitled to benefits through your superannuation or other insurance policies. We recommend speaking to one of our experts for a quick, obligation-free analysis of your situation to determine your rights and ability to make a claim..

Learn more about Superannuation and Disability Insurance Claims

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