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When Injured in an Accident, Are You Eligible for "Hidden" Damages?

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Whenever somebody suffers injury through no fault of their own it can be difficult to fully understand the extent of the damage, which can often be hidden from view. If you’ve been involved in a vehicle accident in such circumstances, then you may have been badly affected and not know where to turn. Australian law does provide you with certain avenues in order to put things right, but you need to be aware of your options.…

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Possible defenses to liability in rear end collisions

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Being involved in a car accident may be frightening, but when you are the person behind the steering wheel when your car rammed into another car from the rear, then it may be quite distressing. Typically, the motorist in the back is at fault, and every so often this will be accurate, however there are a few exceptions. Read on for more insight. Understanding rear end collisions Normally, car accidents are determined from the viewpoint of who was better placed to prevent the accident.…

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How Can You Obtain Legal Services of a Lawyer without Money?

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Often, the people who require legal representation the most are also the ones who lack the finances to afford a lawyer. Whether you’re facing a criminal charge, injured due to the fault of another party, or experiencing the likelihood of losing your kids, there are several circumstances in which the stakes are so high that you badly require legal representation even if you lack the finances to hire a lawyer. Therefore, how do you hire a lawyer with no finances?…

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What is duty of care?

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Proof of negligence is the basis of all personal injury claims. In other words, the plaintiff must prove the defendant was negligent in order to recoup damages for the injuries sustained. Negligence is defined as an action or behaviour which falls short of realistic standards for safeguarding someone from probable risks of harm. Generally, four elements compose negligence. They include duty of care, breach of duty, causation, and damages. This article focuses primarily on the duty of care element and how a plaintiff can prove the defendant was neglectful.…

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