The District Court last week ruled that Queensland’s Personal Injuries Proceedings Act pre-court requirements do not apply to international (more…)
A final chapter in the resolution of the May 2005 Lockhart River air disaster unfolded in the Supreme Court in October, when five Cape York families were awarded dependency damages against (more…)
A Bill to alter domestic air passenger injury compensation rights was yesterday introduced to Federal Parliament by transport minister Anthony Albanese to (more…)
Holdout defendants must pay claim in full – happy plaintiff pockets pre-trial settlement from others
A Condamine cotton grower who had already settled his crop damage lawsuit against six parties, has gone on to last week recover 100% of the assessed damages against (more…)
This week saw the resolution of another passenger claim arising out of the May 2005 Transair Metroliner crash in which 15 occupants were killed when it smashed into mountains on approach to (more…)
Outsourced jet pilot training and endorsement has been flagged as a potential black hole in the aviation safety regulation system.
All aviation organisations like flight schools, airlines, charter operators (more…)
Yesterday’s damages award* to the fiance of Sally Urquhart killed with 14 others when Transair Metroliner smashed into mountains on approach to Lockhart River (more…)
In May 2007 Bill Brannock was jetting off with a friend on a month’s holiday from Brisbane to Adelaide. After being checked for boarding, the 84 yr old was directed (more…)
Recent overseas air crashes involving Australians are tragic reminders of the importance of booking every leg of an international journey – especially side trips – from home.