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This web site is owned and operated by legal-advice.com.au Pty Limited (ACN: 108 793 755) (herein referred to as "legaladvice.com.au") and may be used only under the following Terms of Use:

Definitions

1. In these Terms of Use:

(a) “advertise personal injury services” has the same meaning as that contained in section 64(1) of the Personal Injuries Proceedings Act 2002 (QLD) (as amended).

(b) “discussion forum” means a discussion taking place on the website between legaladvice.com.au and a user, or between users, such discussions taking place by the posting of messages on the website.

(c) “forum” has the same meaning as “discussion forum”.

(d) “legal enquiry form” means the form found on the website which a user completes and sends to legaladvice.com.au.

(e) “legal practitioner” has the same meaning as “Australian legal practitioner” in in section 6 of the Legal Profession Uniform Law (NSW) 2015 (as amended).

(f) “legal services” has the same meaning as that contained in section 6 of the Legal Profession Uniform Law (NSW) 2015 (as amended).

(g) “RSS feed” means Really Simple Syndication feed, a standardized system for the distribution of content on the Internet, especially news, from an online publisher to Internet users.

(h) “RSS” has the same meaning as “RSS Feed".

(i)  “third party advertisement” means an advertisement, including a banner advertisement, referral button or embedded hypertext reference link, posted by a third party on the website.

(j) “third party website” means a website other than www.legaladvice.com.au operated by someone other than legaladvice.com.au.

(k) “user” means a person who accesses the website.

(l) “website” means the website with the domain address www.legaladvice.com.au.

General disclaimer

2. The purpose of this website is to help you, the user, find a legal practitioner who is ready, willing and able to help you with your legal matter. The information contained in this website is not intended to constitute professional legal advice. You acknowledge that legaladvice.com.au does not provide legal services or legal advice and that you should not rely or act upon any information received from the use of the website. You acknowledge that legaladvice.com.au does not warrant the accuracy of the information contained within or connected to the website and that if you rely on such information you do so at your own risk. You acknowledge and agree that these Terms of Use are to be read in conjunction with this websites Privacy Policy, the provisions of which form part of these Terms of Use. To the extent permitted by law, legaladvice.com.au will not be liable for any loss or damage allegedly sustained by any person as a consequence of an alleged reliance on any information contained within or connected to the website, notwithstanding any error or omission, including negligence, on the part of legaladvice.com.au.

User acknowledgment – advertising of personal injury legal services

3. There are laws in Australia which regulate the advertising of personal injury legal services.

You acknowledge this and you also acknowledge and warrant that:

i) the website does not advertise personal injury services in the state of Queensland;

ii) if you are a resident of Queensland who has posted a legal enquiry form about a claim for compensation or damages under any Act or law for personal injury, the website has in no way encouraged or induced you to make such a claim; and

iii)  if you are a resident of NSW, QLD or WA who has posted a legal enquiry form about a claim for compensation or damages for personal injury, the information and content on the website does not constitute the publication of a personal injury advertisement.

User acknowledgment – no obligation to respond

4. You acknowledge that, as we are not charging you for our services, legaladvice.com.au does not warrant that any legal enquiry form sent to it will be responded to. You acknowledge that legaladvice.com.au may respond to a legal enquiry form as it sees fit and there is no obligation upon legaladvice.com.au to respond to a legal enquiry form at all.

User acknowledgement – referral fee

5. You acknowledge that legaladvice.com.au may refer your legal enquiry form to a legal practitioner for the purposes of that legal practitioner contacting you in order to provide you with legal services and that in this event the legal practitioner may be obligated to pay legaladvice.com.au a referral fee that is dependant on the type of legal matter and whether legal restrictions pertaining to the payment of referral fees allow for this to occur.

User acknowledgment – time limits

6. You acknowledge that there are time limits which may apply to your legal matter by operation of law.  You agree not to hold legaladvice.com.au responsible for any loss or damage you may sustain as a consequence of not adhering to such time limits.  You are urged to seek legal advice immediately, should your legal matter require urgent attention due to the operation of such time limits.

Copyright

7. You are hereby granted the right to view and use information obtained from the use of this website, provided such use is only for a personal and non-commercial purpose, and provided you do not remove or obscure the copyright notice or other notices on the website, and provided you do not reproduce, republish, copy, transmit, or distribute in any form or by any means the information you obtain from the use of this website.

No responsibility for loss or damage

8. You acknowledge that legaladvice.com.au does not warrant, guarantee or make any representation about the quality, competence, or extent of any legal services provided by a legal practitioner to whom a legal enquiry form is referred.

9. You acknowledge that you, and not legaladvice.com.au, are responsible for assessing the competence of a legal practitioner to whom your legal enquiry form is referred.

10. You acknowledge that legaladvice.com.au is not, and will not be, a party to any agreement you enter into with the legal practitioner to whom your legal enquiry form is referred.

11. You acknowledge that legaladvice.com.au does not warrant, guarantee or represent that any legal practitioner to whom your legal enquiry form is submitted will agree to provide you with legal services in respect of your legal matter.

12. You acknowledge that legaladvice.com.au may, in its absolute discretion, choose to delete any legal enquiry form or email you may send to it.

13. You acknowledge that your use of the website is at your own risk and legaladvice.com.au will not be responsible or liable for any claim, loss or damage of any kind directly or indirectly resulting from your use of the website or the information contained within it or connected to it.

14. You acknowledge that legaladvice.com.au will not be responsible for any loss or damage you may sustain as a consequence of the legal services provided to you by a legal practitioner to whom your legal enquiry form is submitted.

Waiver of legal professional privilege

15. By using this website, you agree to waive any legal professional privilege and/or confidentiality attaching to tax invoices issued to you by a legal practitioner who provides you with legal services as a result of your legal enquiry form being submitted to that legal practitioner.  By your use of this website, you further agree to permit such legal practitioner to provide legaladvice.com.au with a copy of the tax invoices issued to you by the legal practitioner, together with a written summary of the outcome of your legal matter the subject of the legal enquiry form you submitted.

Third party advertisements

16. You acknowledge that this website may contain third party advertisements which contain embedded hypertext reference links or which include referral buttons to a third party website.

17. You acknowledge that all third party advertisements do not constitute a recommendation or endorsement by legaladvice.com.au of that third party’s goods or services.

18. You acknowledge that legaladvice.com.au will not be responsible for any loss or damage sustained by you as a consequence of acting or relying upon any third party advertisement.

19. In some instances, the third party advertisement may contain an offer by the third party which you can accept by linking to the third party’s website and executing the relevant transaction.  You acknowledge that such offers are not made by legaladvice.com.au and that the third party is solely responsible to you for the processing and delivery of any goods or services you purchase from the third party.

20. On certain occasions, legaladvice.com.au may provide you with the opportunity to purchase goods or services from a third party.  In this event, you acknowledge that legaladvice.com.au will not be responsible for any loss or damage sustained by reason of your use of any goods or services supplied by the third party.

21. You acknowledge that in certain circumstances, legaladvice.com.au may receive a fee for the placement of a third party advertisement on the website.

Discussion forum

22. Considering the real-time nature of a discussion forum, it is impossible for legaladvice.com.au to review messages or confirm the validity of the information posted.  Please note that legaladvice.com.au does not actively monitor the contents of any message posted, nor is it responsible for any message posted.

23. You acknowledge that legaladvice.com.au does not warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message and is not responsible for the contents of any message.

24. Any message expresses the views of the author of the message, which are not necessarily the views of legaladvice.com.au.  Any user who feels that a posted message is objectionable is encouraged to contact legaladvice.com.au immediately by email.  Where removal of an objectionable message is deemed necessary by legaladvice.com.au, the message will be removed by legaladvice.com.au within a reasonable time of a user notifying legaladvice.com.au of the objectionable message.  This is a manual process, however, so please realise that legaladvice.com.au may not be able to remove or edit particular messages immediately.

25. Although legaladvice.com.au does not and cannot review each and every message that is posted on the website, and is not responsible for the content of any message, legaladvice.com.au reserves the right to delete any message for any reason whatsoever.

26. Through your participation in a discussion forum, you agree that you will not post any message which contains material which is knowingly false and/or defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, obscene, profane, sexually oriented, threatening, invasive of a person’s privacy, or otherwise in violation of any State, Territory or Federal law.

27. Through your participation in the discussion forum, you agree not to post any copyrighted material unless the copyright is owned by you or legaladvice.com.au.

Links to a third party website & information provided by a third party website

28. Links on the website to a third party website or information provided by or from a third party website, including, but not limited to, news and RSS feeds are provided solely for your convenience. If you use these links, you will leave the website. You acknowledge that such links do not constitute or imply an endorsement, sponsorship, or recommendation by legaladvice.com.au of the third party, or the third party website, or the information contained therein.

29. You acknowledge that legaladvice.com.au will not be responsible for any loss or damage you sustain as a consequence of you entering a third party website.

30. You acknowledge that legaladvice.com.au is not liable for and not responsible for any loss or damage you sustain though third party content embedded via RSS-feeds and displayed within the website.

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Tuesday, 25 July 2017
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Our new family law section covers every legal aspect of family law. If you are going through a separation and would like to know your rights entitlements with respect to property and children, then please complete your Free Legal Enquiry Form to be put in contact with the best lawyer for your legal matter.
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Have you been in a car accident?

If you have been involved in a car accident, then the chances are that you could be entitled to claim compensation. It is important you seek legal advice immediately following are car accident as there are stringent time limits that apply to the making of CTP claims.

If you have suffered a personal injury in a car accident, either as a:  driver, passenger, cyclist, motor cycle rider or pedestrian, you could be entitled to claim compensation, whether you have minor soft tissue injuries, whiplash, broken limbs, head injuries or far more serious injuries. It is important you obtain sound legal advice without any delay. Enquire today to find out what compensation you could be entitled to.

To find out what compensation entitlements you could receive for your injuries please complete our no obligation, FREE Online legal Enquiry Form

Car accidents happen every day. If you have been affected from a road related incident, the chances are you could be entitled to claim a compensation payout. You should seek legal advice immediately. even if you are the victim of a hit-and-run accident you could still be eligible to claim compensation. Please complete your free legal enquiry form to find out more.

There are time limits that apply to CTP claims and it is important to seek legal advice immediately to ensure that your rights entitlements are protected.

Have you been involved in an accident with uninsured vehicle?

If so then you could be Eligible to claim compensation against the nominal defendant.

It is important to seek legal advice immediately. - please complete your free legal enquiry form to be put in contact with a lawyer who can help you with your claim.

If you have been injured in a Road related accident either as a driver, passenger, pedestrian, motorcyclist or cyclist, you could be entitled to claim a significant compensation payout. You should seek legal advice immediately to find out what you could be entitled to claim.

Legal advice for family law matters

Do you need legal advice regarding family law? If so, please complete your free legal enquiry form. Going through a separation and divorce can be a difficult time for those involved and that's why the process needs to run as smoothly as possible. It is therefore important that proper legal advice be obtained from a qualified legal practitioner practising family law who can help you and give you the legal advice you need to guide you through your difficult situation and ensure that the matter is dealt with as fairly as possible. Please complete your free legal enquiry form to find out more.

Car Accident Compensation

Have you been in a car accident? where you a driver, rider, passenger or pedestrian? If you answered "yes" to any of those questions, then you could be entitled to claim a significant compensation payout. To find out more please complete your free legal enquiry form.

 

Cyclist Accidents and Injuries

Quite often cyclists are not given proper care and attention by other road users. This can result in accidents occurring between car, trucks and other motor vehicles with bicycle riders. Motorists often fail to give way to cyclists therby causing an accident with the cyclist.

If you are a cyclist who has been involved in an accident, then the chances are you could be entitled to receive a significant compensation payout from the CTP insurer of the driver that caused the accident.

To find out more, please complete your free legal enquiry form.

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