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This Disclaimer is to be read in conjunction with Schedule 1, set out below.

  1. The function of this web site: injuriescompensationadvice.com.au is to provide free information in order to help you, the Visitor, (herein referred to as "the User") find and/or seek a compensation specialist, who is able to help you with your legal compensation matter. The information contained in this website is not intended to constitute professional legal advice. Injuriescompensationadvice.com.au is not a law firm and offers no professional legal advice, recommendations, mediation or counseling under any circumstance. Users should not act upon any information received, in connection with the use of this web site, without seeking his/her own professional legal advice. No warranty is given by injuriescompensationadvice.com.au as to the accuracy of information contained or connected to this site, and persons who rely on it do so at their own risk. To the extent permitted by law, injuriescompensationadvice.com.au (its employees and office holders) and all Affiliates are not liable for any claim, loss, damage, cost or expense sustained or incurred by any person directly or indirectly arising as a result of reliance on an opinion, advice, recommendation, representation of the information expressly or impliedly contained in this web site (or any web site accessed through this web site) notwithstanding any error or omission including negligence.
  2. The Queensland Personal Injury Proceedings Act prohibits the advertising of personal injuries services relating to injuries incurred in Queensland and as such, we warrant and you acknowledge that the injuriescompensationadvice.com.au website:
    (a) does not provide personal injury claim referrals relating to injuries incurred in Queensland; and
    (b) does not advertise personal injury services relating to injuries incurred in Queensland.
  3. This web site should not be used as a substitute for competent professional legal advice.
  4. The use of this web site is free and does not constitute, in any manner, a solicitor-client relationship. Any telephonic or electronic communication received by you from injuriescompensationadvice.com.au or an Affiliate does not automatically create a solicitor-client relationship unless you directly instruct the Affiliate to do work on your behalf and the Affiliate is qualified and capable to do such work on your behalf. If you retain a Legal Practitioner as your legal representative, you should be aware that your relationship with the Legal Practitioner may be governed by a separate retainer agreement between you and the Legal Practitioner. You should ensure that this retainer agreement is acceptable to you.
  5. Subject to number of enquiries that injuriescompensationadvice.com.au receives, no assurances can be given that any individual legal enquiry form sent will be attended to or acted upon within 48 Hours from receipt of the enquiry form, or at all. It is the User's own responsibility to ensure that injuriescompensationadvice.com.au has received any relevant enquiry form and as this is a free service, injuriescompensationadvice.com.au and its Affiliates are under no obligation to reply to an enquiry form received. The User acknowledges that injuriescompensationadvice.com.au and its Affiliates may not reply to an enquiry form received where a possible conflict of interest may arise in dealing with the enquiry form. The User also acknowledges that, by operation of the law, injuriescompensationadvice.com.au and its Affiliates may be unable to reply to an enquiry form received without explanation to you.
  6. Injuriescompensationadvice.com.au and its Affiliates will not respond to those enquiries that contain misleading, incomplete or invalid information and/or are lacking sufficient detail and relevant information reasonably required in providing a response.
  7. The User agrees and acknowledges that injuriescompensationadvice.com.au may refer any or all enquiries received through the use of the web site to a Legal Practitioner(s) qualified in providing competent professional legal advice and chosen at the discretion of injuriescompensationadvice.com.au and/or it's Affiliates. Injuriescompensationadvice.com.au and/or its Affiliates, may charge a referral fee to a legal practitioner in relation to your legal enquiry form. This referral fee is governed by a separate private agreement between injuriescompensationadvice.com.au and/or its Affiliates and/or the Legal Practitioner.
  8. The User acknowledges that there are time limits pursuant to Statutory Limitations which may apply to his or her legal matter and, injuriescompensationadvice.com.au and its Affiliates will not be held responsible for any delay in bringing proceedings of whatsoever nature, before a Court of competent jurisdiction, and you agree to hold injuriescompensationadvice.com.au and its Affiliates harmless for any loss or damage arising from your reliance on the use of this web site. The User is urged to consult professional legal advice in his or her own State or Territory immediately, should the legal enquiry form be of a complex nature and/or require urgent attention.
  9. Injuriescompensationadvice.com.au makes no representation, guarantee, or warranty (express or implied) as to the legal ability, qualifications, certifications, competence, status as certified specialists, or quality of representation and service that may be provided by a Legal Practitioner in connection with the use of this service.
  10. By using this web site, the User is agreeing that under no circumstances will injuriescompensationadvice.com.au or any Affiliate of this web site be responsible for the following:
    (a) any information contained on, omitted from, or linked to or from the web site;
    (b) any User or other person's reliance on any such information, whether or not the information is correct, complete, or current, or
    (c) the consequences of any action the User or any other person takes or fails to take, whether or not based upon information provided by or as a result of the direct or indirect use of this web site.
  11. By using this web site, the User is agreeing that under no circumstances will injuriescompensationadvice.com.au be responsible for the following:
    (a) any User or other person's satisfaction with Injuriescompensationadvice.com.au or any Legal Practitioner Affiliated with or found through this web site should the User or any other person consult with and/or hire any Affiliate;
    (b) the results of any advice given by or representation from any Affiliate, or the failure or refusal of Injuriescompensationadvice.com.au or any Affiliate to respond or consult with the User or any other person.
  12. You are hereby granted the right to view and use information obtained from the use of this Site provided solely for your personal, informational, non-commercial purposes, and provided you do not remove or obscure the copyright notice or other notices and do not reproduce, republish, copy, transmit, or distribute in any form or by any means such information provided to you though injuriescompensationadvice.com.au and/or its Affiliates. In no event shall materials obtained from this Site be stored in any information storage and retrieval system without prior written permission from Injuriescompensationadvice.com.au.
  13. These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of New South Wales, Australia. Disputes arising hereunder shall be exclusively subject to the jurisdiction of courts of New South Wales, Australia and you agree to submit to the laws of that jurisdiction.
  14. This Site and these Terms and Conditions may be changed by Injuriescompensationadvice.com.au with or without notice. Please review these Terms and Conditions on a regular basis for changes. Continued use of this Site following any change constitutes your acceptance of the change. By visiting our web site all users accept that they are bound by the current terms and conditions and notices.
  15. These Terms and Conditions incorporate by reference any notices contained on this Site and constitute the entire agreement with respect to your access to and use of this Site. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is found to be void or unenforceable by a Court of competent jurisdiction, then that provision shall be deemed severable from the remaining provisions and shall not affect their validity and enforceability.
  16. If any information provided by User is untrue, misleading, inaccurate, incomplete or in any other way offensive, injuriescompensationadvice.com.au reserves the right to refuse any and all future use of the service by User.
  17. The User Agrees that injuriescompensationadvice.com.au and all its Affiliates shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages from the direct or indirect use this web site. Injuriescompensationadvice.com.au and all its Affiliates, do not accept any responsibility for any loss or damage which may arise from any reliance on any information (of whatever type), obtained from the use of this web site and shall not be liable for any typographical or other errors or omissions within any material contained in this web site or obtained from the use of this web site.
  18. The User Agrees that injuriescompensationadvice.com.au and all its Affiliates shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages from a conflict of interest arising from the direct or indirect use this web site.
  19. Injuriescompensationadvice may at any time, without notice immediately terminate this agreement and your use and access to the Web site.
  20. injuriescompensationadvice and/or its Affiliates do not warrant or guarantee or make any representation about, the quality, competence, or extent of any services (including but not limited to legal advice) provided by any lawyer as a result of a referral or recommendation by injuriescompensationadvice and/or its Affiliates.
  21. You, and not injuriescompensationadvice and/or its Affiliates, are responsible for assessing the competence, and legal ability of all lawyers and other advisers you have contact with as a result of your dealings with injuriescompensationadvice and/or its Affiliates.
  22. Any contract or agreement for the provision of legal or other services with a lawyer or legal practice that results from your dealings with injuriescompensationadvice and/or its Affiliates will depend upon the arrangements you make with the lawyer or firm. In using the website it is on condition that you acknowledge that injuriescompensationadvice and/or its Affiliates are not, and will not be, a party to any such agreement between you and any lawyer or legal practice.
  23. Injuriescompensationadvice and/or its Affiliates do not warrant, guarantee, or represent that any lawyer who you may be referred to or who may contact you through a referral will agree to represent you or provide you with any legal advice.
  24. Injuriescompensationadvice and/or its Affiliates do not warrant, guarantee, or represent that any lawyer who you may be referred to or who may contact you through a referral will not act for you in a negligent manner or an unprofessional manner or a manner that might constitute professional misconduct.
  25. Injuriescompensationadvice and/or its Affiliates may at its sole subjective discretion choose not to act upon and may delete at its sole subjective discretion any email or message or any other information you may submit to it.
  26. Your use of the website is at your risk and injuriescompensationadvice and/or its Affiliates are not responsible or liable for any claim, loss, or damage, of any kind, directly or indirectly resulting from your use of this website or the information or the resources contained on or accessible through it whether from negligence or other cause or both, including but not limited to damage caused by legal representation, or a failure to receive legal representation caused by negligence, unprofessional conduct or professional misconduct from a lawyer or legal practice that you may come into contact with or be referred to by injuriescompensationadvice and/or its Affiliates.
  27. You acknowledge that the information and/or services provided from, or in connection with, this website, are for education purposes only. This website does not promote or advertise any product or service related to personal injury, within, in particular, but not limited to, New South Wales and Queensland. You acknowledge and agree to use this website for your own private educational purpose(s) only, particularly with respect to, but not limited to, the subject of Personal Injury (as defined under the NSW Legal Profession Regulation 2005). You further acknowledge and agree to indemnify injuriescompensationadvice.com.au it's employees, office holders, sub-contractors, servants, agents, licensors, delegates, authorized representatives and any and all other affiliates, against any claim, action, demand, law suite or any legal proceedings regarding a breach or contravention, or any possible breach or contravention of, including, but not limited to, the Legal Profession Act 2004, the Legal Profession Regulation 2005, and any and all other associated and related legislation throughout all States and Territories within Australia, pertaining to Personal Injury Advertisement(s) and/or other advertising of the same or similar nature.
  28. You further acknowledge and agree to indemnify injuriescompensationadvice.com.au it's employees, office holders, sub-contractors, servants, agents, licensors, delegates, authorized representatives and any and all other affiliates, against any claim, action, demand, law suite or any legal proceedings regarding defamation law and any other claim, action, demand, law suite or any legal proceedings arising from your use of this website and/or the information provided by you through this website.
  29. By your use of the website you agree to waive any legal professional privilege and/or confidentiality you may have with respect to any client register (or similar document), file register (or similar document), trust account records, general account records and tax invoices issued to you or held by or created by any lawyers you engage as a result of injuriescompensationadvice and/or its Affiliates referring you to such lawyers. You agree to permit those lawyers to provide , where appropriate, our Affiliates with a copy of the said tax invoices or any other listed document and also to provide, where appropriate, our Affiliates with an overview of the results of your matter including an estimate of its duration, costs and if applicable prospects of success or failure.
  30. This Web site may also contain third party advertisements (including banner ads) which contain embedded hypertext reference links or which include referral buttons to web sites operated by third parties or their licensees or contractors. All third party advertising (including referral buttons and embedded hypertext reference links) are not recommendations or endorsements by Injuriescompensationadvice.com.au. You are referred to the relevant advertiser for all information regarding the advertiser and its goods or services. Injuriescompensationadvice.com.au takes no responsibility for third party advertisements posted on the Web site.
  31. Injuriescompensationadvice.com.au may provide you with the opportunity to purchase goods or services from third party suppliers or carriers (on these occasions, Injuriescompensationadvice.com.au does not offer the goods or services itself). Injuriescompensationadvice.com.au does not accept any responsibility whatsoever for the acts or omissions of any such third party, and does not warrant the accuracy, completeness, or fitness for purpose of any such goods or services or that such goods or services comply with all applicable product safety and consumer product information standards. Any purchase of goods or services you may make from any such third party will be a separate contract with that third party supplier for those goods or services. Such purchases may be subject to separate terms and conditions imposed by that third party supplier. It is your responsibility to find out the terms and conditions imposed by that third party supplier on any transactions you may carry out. Injuriescompensationadvice.com.au is not in any way responsible or liable for any failure in relation to:
    (a) the communication from you to that third party;
    (b) that third party's failure to deliver the goods or services ordered;
    (c) the condition of the goods or services on delivery;
    (d) the payment of any goods or services tax (or similar tax) payable on the supply by that third party of the goods or services or the importation of the goods and services by you; and
    (e) any loss incurred by you through currency fluctuations when purchasing the goods or services from that third party.
    (f) In certain circumstances, Injuriescompensationadvice.com.au may receive a fee (in addition to an advertising fee) from certain advertisers when a user who has entered the advertiser's web site from the Web site undertakes certain transactions on or in relation to that advertiser's web site.
  32. As Between Injuriescompensationadvice.com.au and you, all right, title and interest (including all copyrights, trademarks and other intellectual property rights) in this Site belongs to Injuriescompensationadvice.com.au and nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring any license or right, by implication, under copyright or other intellectual property rights.
  33. The Queensland PIPA (Personal Injury Proceedings Act) prohibits the advertising of personal injuries services relating to injuries incurred in the state of Queensland and as such it is acknowledged by viewers of this website that this website does not provide personal injury claim referrals relating to injuries incurred in Queensland and does not advertise personal injury services relating to injuries incurred in Queensland.

SCHEDULE 1.

  • Reference to "this web site" includes injuriescompensationadvice.com.au and injuriescompensationadvice.
  • Reference to "Legal Practitioner" includes solicitor, lawyer, attorney and barrister.
  • Reference to "enquiry form" and or "form" includes claim form and/or enquiry form and/or any other form completed and submitted by you through this website.
  • Reference on this web site to "Affiliate" includes all Legal Practitioners, advertisers, companies, firms and registered businesses involved with the web site, and any/all other web sites owned by injuriescompensationadvice.com.au.

 

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