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Was Queensland hospital negligent in $20m cerebral palsy case?

A woman who believes she received negligent treatment from an obstetrician at the Mater Mothers’ Private Hospital in Brisbane has launched a $20 million liability claim after her son was born with cerebral palsy. Petrea Aslett, 43, was 30 weeks pregnant when she went to the hospital in March 2012 complaining of irregular pelvic and stomach pain. Her claim states

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Brisbane woman successfully sues surgeon for an unnecessary surgery after lap band surgery

Our client underwent a lap band surgery in 2005 under the hands of a surgeon. The procedure failed to adequately control our client’s weight and therefore the surgeon advised him to undergo a laparoscopic gastric bypass in 2009. Unfortunately, our client developed post-operative complications which required further surgical management. After further procedures in September 2012, it was found that one

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Queensland Man Awarded $461,429 in Compensation After Car Accident

The Plaintiff in these proceedings was an elderly man whose motor vehicle was at a standstill in a line of traffic when suddenly his vehicle was struck from behind by the Defendant’s vehicle which was travelling at high speed on a busy Queensland road. As a result of the impact of the collision, the Plaintiff alleged that that he suffered significant injuries

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NSW Police Officer Awarded $788,000 After Claim Was Declined By Insurer

Ms Hellessey, a former member of the NSW Police Force ceased employment on 30 August 2010 after she was diagnosed with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Major Depressive Disorder as a result of events that occurred during the course of her employment. In 2012 Ms Hellessey lodged a TPD claim with the First State Superannuation Scheme on the basis that

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Injured Cop successfully claims Blue Ribbon Insurance with help from GMP

Mr M was once a cop operating out of the Burwood Local Area Command in general duties as a senior constable.  He suffered an injury whilst responding to a robbery and sustained physical injury in the ensuing altercation when he was knocked down several flights of stairs.  This caused significant injury to Mr M’s back and there were spinal complications.

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