Articles about Queensland personal injury and insurance issues from Denes Lawyers – Servicing clients in Greater Springfield and Brisbane

These articles have been written for Queensland residents who may have suffered injury in a car accident, slip and fall, work accident or in some other situation. We work hard to bring you fresh, free, useful information that may be relevant to your claim. If you don’t find the answer to your question, call us on (07) 3063 2268 and we will be happy to assist.

350K compensation for back injury
We recovered $350,000 compensation for back injury after a 0% impairment assessment by the insurance doctor
Bulging disc and compensation payments
Bulging disc is a common spine injury (also referred to as a slipped disc or a protruding disc). Our guide explains your compensation entitlements.
Don’t know if you are a worker or a contractor? Here are some signs that you may be an employee
Have you sustained an injury only to be told by your boss that you can’t get WorkCover because you are a "contractor"?
Do insurance companies have to act in good faith?
Have you made a claim on your TPD, Trauma or Income Protection insurance? Both you and the insurance company have to act in good faith.
Common workplace injuries in abattoirs and your rights to compensation
Over the years we have represented abattoir workers who sustained injuries at work. In our experience, in abattoirs workplace injuries are commonplace.
What if your lawyer wants you to take out a litigation loan in your personal injury claim?
You are presented with a litigation loan agreement to fund the costs of your claim. Should you agree?
Mythbusting Pre-Existing Conditions
If you have a pre-existing condition you can still get compensation for your personal injury.
Can I still claim compensation if I have signed a waiver?
Over the years we have found that waivers are often ineffective and unenforceable meaning that in most cases you can still claim compensation.
Will The Insurance Company Put Me Under Surveillance?
It is important to realise that the insurance company can decide to put you under surveillance at any time.
Can You Trust Personal Injury Calculators?
Are online personal injury calculators accurate? If not, why not?