Compensation

Watersun clients offered potential compensation lifeline 

Clients and sub contractors of Watersun Homes left reeling after the company’s recent collapse may have access to a rescue fund to complete or fix their incomplete projects or recover payments. Maddens Lawyers, a Victorian law firm with extensive experience negotiating insurance payouts, is pointing devastated Watersun home owners to the Domestic Building Insurance Policy…

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Jack river bushfire class action complete

JACK RIVER BUSHFIRE CLASS ACTION COMPLETE The Jack River Bushfire Class Action has drawn to a close, with final compensation payments being made to all group members a day before the third anniversary of the fire. Maddens Lawyers distributed more than $8 million in compensation cheques to over 30 registrants, covering the final compensation payment…

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Scotsburn bushfire class action

The law firm that led four Black Saturday bushfire class actions has now launched a class action on behalf of victims of a Scotsburn fire that last year burnt more than 4000 hectares and 12 houses.  Maddens Lawyers Senior Partner and bushfire compensation expert Brendan Pendergast said his firm, which has successfully settled several bushfire-related…

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Maddens Settles Gippsland bushfire class action 

2014 Jack River Bushfire. FAQs regarding the Class Action, being run by Maddens Lawyers. Gippsland class action

A Class Action representing more than 30 landowners burnt out in a 2014 Gippsland bushfire is on the brink of settling, delivering fire victims a share of around $8 million to cover the property loss and damages they endured.  The Jack River Bushfire Class Action, led by Maddens Lawyers, has seen defendants Ausnet and BJ…

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Changes to spinal injury compensation laws

Western Victoria’s most experienced personal injury lawyer has applauded pending new laws that will make it easier for spinal injury sufferers to claim compensation for their impairment.  The Victorian Parliament is due to enact the Wrongs Amendment Bill 2015, which will modify a range of inequities in Victoria’s personal injuries legislation. Gary Foster, an Accredited…

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Landowners – don't be roadblocked by Horsham Bypass plans

Horsham Bypass. Compensation. Landowners. Lawyers. Erol Chakir. Maddens.

Property owners likely to lose land to the pending Horsham bypass should seek expert legal advice to ensure they receive full compensation for the land they will lose. That’s the suggestion of Accredited Business Law specialist Erol Chakir, who has helped secure hundreds of thousands of dollars in compensation for regional Victorian farmers whose land…

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