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Footpath injury? Can you claim against local council in WA?

Councils are afforded robust legal protection under the law and proving your injury is severe enough to justify a compensation claim can be difficult without the right legal advice and representation. Here we cover which personal injuries could be caused by council negligence and whether you are eligible to sue the council for negligence and how the experts at Stephen Browne Personal Injury Lawyers can help you today.

How to Find a Great Workers Compensation Lawyer in WA

Accidents that happen at work can be hard to navigate, especially if you haven't experienced one before. However, depending on the circumstances, you may be eligible to file a workers' compensation claim. But one of the first things you may ask yourself is, 'Do I need a lawyer for workers' compensation or work injury claim?' or 'How do I find great workers' compensation or great work injury lawyers in Perth?' [...]

Injured in a slip and fall accident? Understand your legal rights and entitlements

Whether you’re grabbing your groceries, strolling along a footpath, browsing a shopping centre, or even hanging out at a friend's house, you deserve to be safe from injury. If you’re injured – in a private or public space - in a slip and fall accident due to someone else’s negligence (whether that be a person, business, or local council) you may be eligible to claim legal compensation. Our expert [...]

Injured in a car accident and unable to work? Your guide to claiming compensation.

Car accidents are unexpected, scary and can change your life in a second. If you have been involved in an accident on the road and suffered an injury that requires you to take time off work, it’s only natural to worry about the financial impact. Whilst recovering, the last thing you need is more emotional and financial stress due to lost wages or covering expensive medical bills. There are, [...]

What is a personal injury lawyer and when do I need one?

Whether you have been injured on the road, at work or in a public place due to someone else's actions, you may be eligible to claim compensation with the help of a legal expert. Here we explain what a personal injury lawyer does, some examples of personal injury cases, what compensation can be claimed and how we can help you. What is a personal injury lawyer? A personal injury [...]

How your GP can help your workers’ compensation claim

Becoming injured at work can be a highly stressful and confusing time for anyone to experience. Let alone, trying to navigate through a workers’ compensation claim.  Here we talk you through your rights and provide some helpful tips to follow with your GP to ensure you are adequately compensated for any injury sustained at work.   Can I see my own doctor for a workers' compensation claim? From the outset, [...]

What does negligence mean in a car accident?

If you have been injured, or have injured someone, due to ‘negligent driving ’ you may be wondering what exactly that means. Here we talk you through what negligent driving is, your legal responsibilities and rights around being injured by a negligent driver. What is negligent driving? Negligent driving is doing or failing to do something that a ‘reasonable person’ would (or would not) do in the circumstances and causing [...]

Can Victims of Crime Claim Compensation?

Being a victim of a crime can be extremely distressing, particularly if you have been injured. The financial burden of taking time off work for medical or psychological treatments may also add to your stress. But, is there compensation available for those losses? And, if so, how do you access it? Our expert criminal injury lawyers explain. Can I make a claim for compensation? The Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme [...]

What to do when injured in a car accident in WA

Car accidents can be a traumatic experience for everyone involved, both physically and emotionally. With this emotional and physical toll, it can be hard to know where to start, especially if you haven't been in an accident before. If you've been injured in a car accident as a passenger or the driver, you may be eligible for a compensation claim. Here we take you through five basic steps to follow [...]