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VIC Personal Injury at Convention

Discussion in 'Personal Injury Law Forum' started by Kim Cormell, 2 May 2015.

  1. Kim Cormell

    Kim Cormell Member

    2 May 2015
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    I was at a health convention yesterday and as I stood up the chair I was sitting on folded up and collapsed with my hand in it and me on top of the chair on the floor I have sustained deep lacerations to the bone of my left ring finger and fracture.

    I was taken to Royal Melbourne Hospital for treatment X-ray, pain relief, stitches and a splint for the fracture certificate for time off work and appointment with plastic surgeon.

    What I am to do under personal injury law?
  2. Tim W

    Tim W Lawyer
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    28 April 2014
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  3. Tracy B

    Tracy B Well-Known Member

    24 December 2014
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    Hi Kim,

    I'm sorry to hear that such an unfortunate situation happened to you. Sounds extremely painful. As for your question, I agree with Tim. Personal injury is a complicated area of law as it is very fact-heavy. Your first issue is, who should you go after, the manufacturer of the chair, the seller of the chair, the convention holders? This depends heavily on the facts of your actual case (and some investigating). As such, we cannot help you much except recommend you go see a personal injury lawyer.
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