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Injured yourself in a fall? You may be entitled to compensation

A fall is always startling, a little embarrassing and very distressing if you have hurt yourself badly. That’s one of the reasons we all have a legal responsibility to protect each other from foreseeable harm. It’s called a Duty of Care and it means individuals and organisations are obliged to provide a safe environment. If…

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Dos and Don’ts if You’ve Been Hurt in a Slip and Fall Accident

Slips, trips and falls are the second leading cause of injuries in Australia, accounting for over 20% of all injuries; falls within buildings are increasing by 15% over a 3-year period. Many preventable slips, trips and falls are happening: On poorly maintained areas on private properties such as at hotels, nursing homes or rental units…

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Things You Should Do After a Shopping Centre Accident

7 Things You Should Do After A Shopping Centre Accident

A trip to the local shopping centre is a day-to-day activity for most Australians. For some people, shopping is akin to a sport, for others, it’s a necessary evil. Whether you love shopping or hate it, the shopping centre continues to draw a crowd with more than shopping on offer. Shopping centres are home to…

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Some Alarming Statistics About Slips, Trips and Falls

Slip and fall accidents are the kind of accidents no one really wants to talk about. Victims often feel like people blame them for not paying attention. Many victims are elderly or young children who can’t advocate for themselves. They may not have the capacity to understand what exactly happened. As a result, many accidents…

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Slip and Fall At A Shopping Centre: Who’s Responsible?

Going shopping is something almost everyone looks forward to. Some people even make an event out of it, traveling some distance to shop at an exclusive mall. Whether you’re grocery shopping at your local supermarket, dining in a restaurant, picking up supplies at the paint store or scoping out fashion trends for the upcoming season,…

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