Category «Personal Injury»

Child Abuse Claims – Out of Time?


There are two main ways that victims of sexual abuse can recover compensation. These are: 1) Criminal Injuries Compensation The relevant Criminal Injuries Compensation Act 2005 (WA) provides that claims must be bought within three years (which can be extended) and you must have actively assisted the Police. Another disadvantage is that damages are “capped” at certain …

Social Media and Surveillance in Personal Injury Claims


Facebook has been described as the “modern day diary”; you would be hard pressed to not know at least one person who is currently active on Facebook, or using some form of social media.  The unfortunate reality for many insured persons is that intrusive investigations and surveillance are routinely employed by insurers to minimize damages. …