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Traumatic Birth Injuries

Legal Options Following Traumatic Birth

Traumatic births frequently lead women to consider whether there are any legal avenues for redress, particularly where the mother and/ or the baby are left with challenging injuries.  Mothers are motivated by a number of factors, some of these are:…

Minor Injury Determinations

‘Minor injury’ under Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017

Under the MAIA, if an injury as the result of a motor vehicle accident is determined to be a ‘minor injury’ there are serious limitations on the recovery of compensation for statutory benefits and common law damages.

What is a

Duty Of Care

Case study: Holroyd City Council v Zaiter [2014]

Just after his 9th birthday in March 2008, Joey Zaiter suffered a brain injury when he lost control of a bicycle he was riding down an unfamiliar grass slope and fell into a 2m deep concrete drainage channel at …