If you've been hurt in a public place, it can be difficult to understand what your rights are. That's where we can help. Our public liability lawyers are by your side to help you understand your options and guide you through the process of seeking compensation.
Individuals, businesses and organisations have a 'duty of care' to ensure the safety of everyone in their space and are required to have public liability insurance for a reason - to make sure anyone who is injured is covered.
Some common injuries include:
When you're injured, financial pressure is a heavy burden to bear. Let our public injury lawyers help lift that weight off you and your family. We’re here to help you get the compensation you deserve so you can focus on getting better.
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Our team of public liability injury lawyers are experts in Queensland public liability law. We have a strong success rate of achieving maximum compensation for our clients and their families. Our local team understand the communities they work and live in, and have the resources and backing of a national law firm behind them. We understand the complexities of the different public liability insurance schemes in Queensland and can help give you the best chance of making a successful claim.
Often, the insurance company you're dealing with won’t tell you about all the benefits you’re entitled to. Our track record of achieving higher settlement amounts for our clients than those who bring a public liability claim on their own (without legal advice) is because we know the process inside out and work hard to get you everything you deserve.
If you have a potential claim, we will set up a time for you to speak with an expert lawyer about your case. This can be in person or via video call if you prefer.
Your lawyer will get to know you and your situation and explain your options. They’ll also take you through what to expect, including costs and timings.
When you agree to be our client, your lawyer will begin acting on your behalf to get you the best possible outcome in the quickest timeframe possible.
Maurice Blackburn is Australia’s #1 plaintiff law firm, and for good reason. Our highly-skilled Queensland lawyers understand the complexities of public liability insurance law inside-out, meaning we can do the heavy lifting so you can focus on your recovery.
Our team is highly specialised and includes many award-winning lawyers and accredited specialists who are some of the most experienced lawyers you will find in Queensland. We have an outstanding record of achieving successful outcomes for our clients and their families.
But what we’re also known for is our empathetic, warm and approachable nature that will put you at ease knowing you are in safe hands.
Businesses, organisations and individuals take out public liability insurance to ensure that both they and you are covered if anything were to happen on their property, such as if someone was injured. This means when you make a public liability claim, you are usually claiming against this insurance policy.
If you are injured in a public place or on private property due to the negligence of the business, organisation or person that occupies that property, you may be able to make a public liability claim. In most cases, these compensation claims are made against insurance companies.
If you have been injured because of the negligence of someone else, you may be able to make a public liability claim. Some common types of injuries include:
If you've experienced any of these injuries or any other injuries in a public place, it's best to seek legal advice as soon as possible after your accident.
If you have been injured and think you may be eligible to make a public liability claim, you should:
It’s our mission to ensure you get your full compensation payout to help you get back to being you as soon as possible. The amount of compensation you receive will depend on a number of factors about your injury. Get in touch with a public liability lawyer. We can help you understand the likelihood of a successful claim.
How long a claim can take will depend on a number of different factors such as whether your injuries have stabilised and the complexity of the case. Once your lawyer has all the details of your accident and injuries, they will be able to advise you on the next steps and how long the claim is likely to take. Get in touch to speak with one of our team today.
We are experts in public liability law and have a long history of achieving successful outcomes for our clients. There's no guarantee that the insurance company you're dealing with will tell you about all the compensation you're eligible for, so it's important to have experienced legal support by your side to ensure you receive the benefits you're entitled to. We will advocate for you every step of the way, taking on the administrative burden so that you can focus on your treatment and recovery. Contact us today and learn more about how we can help you through this process and work to get you the best result possible.