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Personal Injury Lawyer Rockhampton

September 5, 2017

A serious injury to your partner or spouse arising from a motor vehicle accident or workplace injury will place added strain on your relationship that you otherwise would not have faced.

In Queensland, it is possible to recover compensation for the 'loss of consortium'...

July 10, 2017

Rees R & Sydney Jones has successfully represented an injured Central Queensland miner who was awarded $1.25 million in damages after being injured in a car accident whilst driving home from work at a coal mine near Dysart.
 
The Story

Harold Kerle had finished his four...

November 1, 2016

Congratulations!

For the second year in a row, Rees R & Sydney Jones has been recognised as one of the leading accident compensation law firms in Queensland by Doyle’s Guide.

Doyle’s Guide

Doyle’s Guide is a highly prestigious legal bench-marking directory that uses feedb...

October 26, 2016

Imagine this scenario…

You’re out for a leisurely ride on your bicycle when some idiot comes screaming around the corner in a car. You are clipped by the side mirror and the the car roars off, never to be seen again.

Thankfully, you live to tell the tale. But your disloc...

August 11, 2016

As a result of recent media coverage, Justin Houlihan and I have been fielding enquiries about black lung disease (coal workers’ pneumoconiosis). Until recently, it was thought that this deadly disease had been eradicated in Queensland more than 30 years ago.

Black lung...

August 10, 2016

Compulsory Third Party Insurer Obligations

In Queensland, if you have suffered injuries as a result of a motor vehicle accident, depending on the circumstances of the accident, you may be entitled to make a claim under the Compulsory Third Party (CTP) scheme. A CTP Insu...

June 22, 2016

Accredited Personal Injury Specialist, George Cowan has successfully acted on behalf of a young man who was seriously injured in a motor cycle accident in North Rockhampton several years ago.

The local man made a good recovery from his physical injuries after a couple o...

June 21, 2016

The Queensland Parliament recently passed the National Injury Insurance Scheme which will come into effect from July this year.

What is the National Injury Insurance Scheme?

The purpose of this Act is to ensure that persons who suffer particular serious personal injuries...

February 11, 2016

In 2015, a case was heard before Judge McMeekin of the Supreme Court of Rockhampton which involved a man who was seeking $950,000 in damages for a work injury affecting his left ankle. At trial, the man had told the court that “any knock to my ankle is also really pain...

November 12, 2015

PREMIER ANNASTACIA PALASZCZUK UNWINDS MANY OF CAMPBELL NEWMAN’S CHANGES TO THE QUEENSLAND WORKERS’ COMPENSATION SCHEME

The Queensland State Government has recently passed further amendments to the worker’s compensation scheme that claw back many of the significant and s...