On 1 May 2011 the Respondent, Mr Mehrang Mashaghati was riding his motorcycle along Wynnum Road in East Brisbane when another vehicle driving in the opposite direction suddenly turned across the Respondent’s path. In an attempt to avoid collision, Mr Mashaghati subsequently crashed into a parked car and suffered the following injuries.
In a recent Judgement handed down by The District Court of Queensland, the Plaintiff in these proceedings, Ms Barrett, claimed damages for personal injury and consequential loss suffered as a result of a motor vehicle accident that occurred in 2014.
The Plaintiff in these proceedings was the front seat passenger in a vehicle being driven by her friend when they were involved in a motor vehicle. As the Plaintiff’s friend was travelling down a main road, the first defendant was driving in the opposite direction when he suddenly veered to the right and crossed over the raised median strip and into the path of the vehicle the Plaintiff was in. As a consequence both vehicles collided.
The Plaintiff in these proceedings, Mr Thuong was involved in a motor vehicle accident on 22 July 2015 when the vehicle he was travelling in collided with the First Defendant’s vehicle. Liability was not an issue in this matter and the insurer (the second defendant) acknowledged that the first defendant had breached his duty of care and had caused the accident.
The case of Lee v Lee & Ors  QSC 42 is a motor vehicle accident compensation claim that went all the way to the Supreme Court of Queensland. In this matter, the Plaintiff alleged that on 25 September 2013 he was a passenger of a motor vehicle being driven by the first defendant when the vehicle was involved in a head on collision and he sustained serious spinal and facial injuries.
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