Personal Injury & Compensation Law

If you have been involved in an accident you may be entitled to make a claim for compensation.  Claims may involve monetary compensation and/or rehabilitation entitlements.  We can assist you with the following.

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Motor Vehicle Accidents

Motor Vehicle Accidents

If you have been hurt as a result of a motor vehicle or road accident we can help you with your claim.

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Workplace Accidents

Workplace Accidents

If you have been injured at work you may be entitled to compensation under the WorkCover system.

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Medical Negligence

Medical Negligence

If you have been hurt as a result of someone else’s negligence we can help you.

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NO WIN – NO FEE

NO WIN – NO FEE

We appreciate that a person may not be able to pay legal costs up front, so we offer the option of ‘no win no fee’.

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Total & Permanent Disability (TPD)

Total & Permanent Disability (TPD)

If you have suffered injury or illness and can no longer work you may be entitled to a TPD insurance benefit.

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Public Liability
(slip and fall)

Public Liability (slip and fall)

If you have been injured or suffered loss as a result of someone else’s carelessness, we can assist you.

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Superannuation & Insurance Claims

Superannuation & Insurance Claims

If you have been injured as the result of someone else’s carelessness we can help you with your claim.

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Home Visits

Home Visits

Should you be physically unable to attend our offices we can arrange an in-home visit.

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What makes us different?

  • Our lawyers take the time to understand your challenges.
  • Our lawyers provide hands on personalised service.
  • You will never be treated as just another number.
  • Our lawyers are experts in compensation law.
  • You will always be informed of your rights.
  • We are long established local Mackay Lawyers.

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Local Mackay Lawyers

Being a local Mackay law firm we understand the benefits as well as the challenges of living and working in a regional area.  We have been assisting clients in this region for over 45 years and are in touch with the needs of the local community.

Our services however are not limited to Mackay and surrounding areas.  We also act for personal injury clients throughout the State of Queensland and offer in-home visits should the need arise.

How we help you…

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FREE CONSULTATION

we provide a free
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NO WIN NO FEE

if your claim is unsuccessful
you won’t pay our fees

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HOME VISITS

if you are unable to attend our offices
we can organise an in-home visit

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The Compensation Law Team

The personal injury team at Wallace & Wallace Lawyers Mackay is comprised of two partners, Brad Shanahan and Rohan Coburn and one Solicitor, Tamyka Gallagher. The team are experts in accident compensation claims.

Brad Shanahan

Brad is an Accredited Specialist in Personal Injuries Law and has been practicing as a solicitor acting for injured claimants for in excess of 25 years. Brad has been a partner of the firm since 1998. Brad is the only Accredited Specialist in Personal Injuries Law in the Mackay region and is also an accredited mediator, having undergone mediation skills training. Brad was admitted to the High Court of Australia in 1991 and is a member of the Australian Lawyers Alliance and the American Trial Lawyers Association.

Rohan Coburn

Rohan was admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland in 1994 and the High Court of Australia in 1999. He has practised exclusively in personal injuries litigation for the last 16 years and has been a partner of the firm for some 10 years. He is a member of the Australian Lawyers Alliance.

Tamyka Gallagher

Tamyka has been working within the legal profession since 2016 before being admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland in 2017 and the High Court of Australia in 2018.  Tamyka has practiced predominantly in personal injuries litigation since this time.  She serves on the committee of the Mackay District Law Association, the North Queensland Law Association and is a member of the Australian Lawyers Alliance.

What is an Accredited Specialist?

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An Accredited Specialist is a person who is recognised by the Queensland Law Society as being an expert in their field of law.  The program provides the general public with a reliable way to identify lawyers who have a high level of expertise in a particular area.  Brad Shanahan, partner, is a Accredited Specialist in Personal Injuries Law and has been practising as a solicitor acting for injured claimants for in excess of 25 years.  Brad is the only Accredited Specialist in Personal Injuries Law in the Mackay region and is also an accredited mediator, having undergone mediation skills training.

An Accredited Specialist must meet the following criteria as set down by the Queensland Law Society:

  • Pass a comprehensive and rigorous examination process developed by legal professional experts to demonstrate they have the required knowledge and skills to be an Accredited Specialist in their chosen area.
  • Each year, to be re-accredited they must maintain a high degree of professional development in their area of specialisation.  Accredited Specialists have to do more study than other lawyers and in particular the majority of their professional development each year must be in their chosen area of speciality.
  • To be an Accredited Specialist they must have a minimum of five years full-time practice experience and a minimum of three years experience in their area of specialisation.

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