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A personal injury lawyer is a lawyer who provides legal services to those who claim to have been injured, physically or psychologically, as a result of the negligence of another person, company, government agency or any entity. Personal injury lawyers primarily practice in the area of law known as tort law. Examples of common personal injury claims include injuries from slip and fall accidents, traffic collisions, defective products, workplace injuries and professional malpractice.
The term "trial lawyers" is used to refer to personal injury lawyers, even though many other types of lawyers, including defense lawyers and criminal prosecutors also appear in trials and even though most personal injury claims are settled without going to trial.

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    QLD Lawyer fees seem very high

    I'm a beneficiary in a NSW estate that is worth around $950k. The executor is in QLD and used a QLD lawyer who has dragged things out for a year. It's a fairly simple case (a house, 2 bank accounts, a superannuation account, and an insurance account). They were going for Letters of...
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    QLD Etiquette in asking for an interim itemised bill

    Hi all, I was wondering what the etiquette is in asking for a progress itemised bill. I am aware that at the end of a legal matter and in the conclusion of an action or month etc, there can be a bill and so itemisation of the bill can be done then. But in a family law situation, there seems to...
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    WA Inquiry on Lawyer Fees ?

    When I was in need of a lawyer so I phoned a few. One company asked me to send them a few documents such as consent orders, copies of my VRO. I emailed them to him, he checked out the documents and replied with some questions. I didn't respond and the legal matter was resolved a month later...
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    QLD Mother won’t comply with parenting plan. Next steps???

    Hi everyone, So basically the mother of my 2 1/2yr old step daughter will not comply with the parenting plan. She has now officially broken it twice and tried to break it once before but ended up backing out. Keep in mind we have only gotten this parenting plan done in October and had 2 others...
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    QLD Lawyer Fees - What is Charged by a Lawyer?

    My lawyer sent the first letter to a company's lawyer about 20 days ago. No response yet from the other side. If I ask my lawyer a question like this, "do we have to wait more days? And how long do we have to wait to take the next step if the company will not response my lawyer's letter?", will...
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    NSW Lawyer Fees and Services - Registered Mail Correspondence?

    Hello all, and thanks in advance for your comments. I appreciate urgent replies. I would like to know if I can engage a lawyer / solicitor to mail me a registered mail in case there was no contact from me to the lawyer? What I mean is, I will send an email with a predefined password that the...
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    NSW Can Ex-husband Claim Superannuation from Me?

    My husband is trying to claim 40% of my superannuation. I am told that any superannuation claim includes even the amount of super made after the date of separation. Does anybody know if that is correct? I earn 180k, he earns 75k. My superannuation is over 100k, his is less than 35k. He is...
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    VIC Suggestions for a lawyer experienced police misconduct & human rights sec20-25

    Can someone recommend a lawyer that will help me fill in a victim impact statement and to ensure no more abuse of process occurs and ensure I get a fair trial I was denied my right to call legal counsel and held for 24 hours without charge then my house searched not in line with police...
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    VIC Need urgent help please

    Please no judgement. I need advice on what to expect my boyfriend has been arrested and is being held in police custody awaiting Tuesday so he can go before parole board his got traffic offense one of which is evading police he panicked and floored it when they tried to pull him over his got...
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    VIC Ex-Partner Not Following Financial and Property Agreement - What to Do?

    Almost 2 years on from my original court application ( VIC - Initiating Application for Custody of Children and Property Settlement? ) I have settled everything with my ex wife in regards to child custody (which I have got 100% sole custody) and financial and property settlement. So in my last...