Personal injury can occur in almost all facets of life, due often to the negligence or intentional actions of other people, companies or public institutions. Under the law of negligence, injured people are able to claim compensation for personal injury if shown that a duty of care owed to the injured person was breached through the other party’s act or omission. Plaintiffs can also claim for intentional actions resulting in harm such as battery, assault or false imprisonment.

Public liability claims can be made for injuries suffered due to public authorities or in public locations such as schools, playgrounds, sporting venues and parks, often due to insufficient safety procedures.

Civil claims can be made between individuals or between an individual and a business, for personal injuries caused by slips and falls, assaults, faulty products, dog bites and many other unique circumstances.

At the bottom of this profile are brief details of a number of the experts that Expert Experts represents. Call our office to discuss your requirements and to obtain a recommendation that suits your needs and budget.

What Expert Evidence

Due to the extremely broad nature of actions and omissions which are able to result in personal injury, the range of experts required in general personal injury cases is similarly broad. Those with expertise in medicine, science or engineering are involved in many cases requiring expert opinion.

Sample Reports

For some fields of expertise we have some sample sections of de-identified reports. Please contact our office if you are interested in a sample.


The overall cost of expert opinion depends on the services required. Some of the key factors that affect the cost of advice include:

  • The need for a view or inspection of a location
  • The quantity of documentary material to be reviewed
  • Whether there are reports of other experts to be reviewed and commented on in detail
  • Whether there is a need for conferences with the expert either in person or by telephone/Skype
Relevant Articles Personal Injury Compensation

Personal injury in legal terms is a general physical and/or psychological damages to an individual that are the fault of another responsible party, be it the driver of another car, an individual, of the owner or manager of a public space.

Relevant Cases Graham Barclay Oysters Pty Ltd v Ryan [2002] HCA 54

One of the defining cases of modern Australian negligence law, this case involved the poisoning of a plaintiff through infected oysters, and the subsequent suit of both the local council and the oyster company.

Profiles of Experts in Personal injury - public, civil, general liability

Below are short profiles of a few experts with expertise in this field.

  • #ID8109


ID8109 is a registered psychologist specialising in workplace injury matters and behaviour modification. More specifically, his focus is on human behaviour in workplace environments, and how modification techniques can be used to alter the way in which workplaces function and to prevent workplace psychological injuries.

  • #ID7385

Orthopaedic surgeon

ID7385 is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon with appointments to various public and private hospitals within Australia.

ID7385 graduated from University in 1972 with Honours and has 40 years of experience in orthopaedic surgery. ID7385’s university and hospital duties include lecturing and he is an examiner for a national medical school. He has previously held the position of Orthopaedic Department Head and executive positions on the Board of AOA.

  • #ID6492

Lift engineer

ID6492 is the leading Australian expert in lift engineering and provides advice on sourcing equipment, hydraulic technical support, fire door design, lift code compliance, cost reduction, special equipment design, hazard analysis, training, site surveys for elevators, escalators, and moving walkways.

  • #ID9610

Psychologist, vocational assessor

Expert ID9610 has 15 years accreditation as a Registered Psychologist and has extensive experience in the areas of vocational, psychological function and earning capacity assessments in a range of settings including in recruitment, occupational rehabilitation and medico-legal contexts.

  • #ID7384

Work Health Safety - Railway Specialist

Over the course of his forty year career, ID7384 has worked on railway projects throughout Australia in a variety of roles extending from practical to advisory. His range of expertise spans railway processes from the planning stage to execution, including safeworking, workplace training, and the review of operational procedures. He has worked in operations of varying sizes, from smaller private railways to sprawling state-wide public transport networks.

  • #ID11743

Clinical neuropsychologist and forensic psychologist

ID11743 is a well qualified and professional clinical neuropsychologist (focusing on psychological disorders associated with conditions affecting the brain) and forensic psychologist (focusing on application of psychological ideas to the legal and criminal justice systems) with extensive experience providing expert opinion evidence.

  • #ID1211

Forensic Pathologist

ID1211 is a forensic pathologist with a wide breadth of experience gained from being established in the industry for over thirty years. He has held multiple professorships and advisory positions within numerous government bodies.

  • #ID9608

Vocational assessor / Work option identification

Expert ID9608 has extensive clinical rehabilitation experience and in recent years has specialised in the conduct of vocational and earning capacity assessments. In addition to conducting assessment, Expert ID9608 continues to perform case management, to assist with placing injured workers into suitable employment.

  • #ID7335

Ergonomist - work health and safety specialist

ID7335 has over 20 years experience and currently works as a Human Factors and Ergonomics (HF/E) consultant advising companies on their systems of work. ID7335 has an extensive background in a number of industries, including healthcare and has frequently advised local health services advising on their safe systems of work including major project review of injuries, OHS advisory and risk management process for clinical aggression and harassment injuries.

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