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  • The Right to Compensation for Plane Crash Victims
       Provided by Carter Capner Law

    Nobody likes to think about being in a plane crash when traveling. It does happen, and people should know what to expect if it does. Important information about what will occur after a plane crash is printed on a person's plane ticket. There will be information concerning what an airline is required to do by law in the event of such an event.

  • Can You Break a Real Estate Contract in Queensland, Australia?
       Provided by Carter Capner Law

    There are legitimate reasons why you may change your mind or why a seller may decide to back out of the deal after a purchase contract has been signed.

  • Property Options Australia: "Call" and "Put" Explanation
       Provided by Carter Capner Law

    One of the common alternatives for investors is a stock option.

  • Tenant's Guide to Commercial Lease Agreement in Queensland, Australia
       Provided by Carter Capner Law

    If you are looking to rent a house or property, it is important to be appraised about your rights and responsibilities as a tenant. The following web page is going to review the general renting rules for tenants. The article will also discuss the general tenancy agreement (Form 18a), entry to the property, extending a tenancy and ending a tenancy.

  • Personal Injury Claims in Australia
       Provided by Carter Capner Law

    Personal injury claims are one of the most common legal situations. A personal injury claim is a suit for compensation of injuries incurred by one party owing to the negligent actions of another party. Before hiring a lawyer to represent you on a claim of personal injury, it is important to understand the different types of personal injury claims, the grounds of making a claim, and the implications involved.

  • Australian Trade Marks Attorney Not Always Required
       Provided by Wadeson

    With a recent drop in trade mark official filing fees, Australia just became up to 50% less expensive for foreign trade mark applicants to designate in an international registration under the Madrid Protocol (international registration designating Australia, or IRDA).

  • Probate of Wills and Administration of Estates in Queensland, Australia
       Provided by Carter Capner Law

    At the demise of a loved, there is the need to administer their estate as per their wishes. If the deceased died testate, then the process of legally administering an estate with a will follows. This process is known as probate.

  • Contesting a Will in Queensland: How It Works
       Provided by Carter Capner Law

    Challenging a valid will is very tricky, and the courts are, especially wary about interfering with the wishes of a deceased. Sometimes, however, it may be necessary to contest a last will if a beneficiary believes that the provisions are insufficient. There are justifications that the courts look at when dealing with a will contest.

  • Buying Property in Queensland - What Does a Conveyancer Do?
       Provided by Carter Capner Law

    Deciding to purchase a property is a critical decision. Once you decide to go ahead and make a real estate transaction, you will have to follow all the right and legal channels including conveyancing for you to have peace of mind that you are buying a legitimate asset.

  • How to Claim Workers' Compensation in Queensland, Australia
       Provided by Carter Capner Law

    If you are an employee then you are entitled to compensation in case of an injury. The employer has to make sure his workers are covered by a state-funded insurance. In Queensland, the work cover is usually provided by Work Cover Queensland.

  • How Much Do "No Win No-Fee" Lawyers Take?
       Provided by Carter Capner Law

    You may have heard the term “no win no fee” when you were discussing injury lawyers, workers’ compensation lawyers or disability lawyers. The “no win no fee” representation is most commonly found in people who have open personal injury cases. You may be wondering how much such lawyers charge for their services.

  • Obtaining Free Medical Evidence in a Personal Injury Claim in Western Australia
       Provided by Foyle Legal

    People who were injured at work, in a motor vehicle accident, or in other ways often financially disadvantaged and cannot afford to pay doctors to provide a medical report in relation to their personal injury claim. In this article we have discussed some ways in which injured people can obtain medical evidence regarding the claim for free.

  • Game of Assessing Groans: How East Coast Lawyers Would Advise the Houses of Westeros
       Provided by East Coast Injury Lawyers

    So far, season 5 of Game of Thrones has most people on the edge of their seats (especially from episode 6, which we are all still shocked about.) Despite the compelling story lines, it is clear that one of its most controversial and memorable aspects are the horrible, yet riveting personal injuries that have been inflicted on many of the characters both beloved and hated.

  • WorkCover Rejected my Serious Spinal Injury Claim in Brisbane!
       Provided by East Coast Injury Lawyers

    A common WorkCover scenario that we find with hard-working clients all over Queensland including Brisbane and the Gold Coast is this: They are employed in a heavy labour position such as in mining, construction work, heavy duty cleaning or a similar demanding job. Sometimes, these workplaces may not have adequate safety equipment, training or processes to address the nature of their job.

  • Personal Injury Perspectives: The Dark Side of Rego Labels in Queensland
       Provided by East Coast Injury Lawyers

    Beginning 1 Oct 2014, motorists were no longer required to display registration (‘rego’) stickers on their vehicles. This change was made by the government to align Queensland with the rest of the nation. The purpose was to save taxpayers up to $3.5 million a year in postage/printing costs.


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