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Why Choose Butler McDermott Lawyers for Accident Compensation or Personal Injury Compensation

When navigating the complexities of a compensation claim, the choice of legal representation becomes a cornerstone decision. Amongst the plethora of options, Butler McDermott Lawyers distinguishes itself with a commitment to justice, individualised advice, and in-depth legal expertise. Opting for Butler McDermott Lawyers over larger, corporate-focused law firms brings a distinctive advantage to those seeking equitable compensation.

A Foundation of Experience and Legal Prowess

Butler McDermott Lawyer’s narrative is deeply rooted in an enduring history of accident compensation law. The firm’s lawyers, include an Accredited Specialist in Personal Injuries Law. This long-standing expertise lends clients a competitive edge that is rare in the current legal marketplace.

Advocates for the Underdog

Butler McDermott Lawyers ethos centres on representing the “battlers and little guys” against formidable opponents, such as insurance behemoths. This philosophy transcends mere words, embodying a commitment demonstrated through years of tenaciously defending clients who might otherwise be marginalised by larger firms focused solely on their profit margins.

A Return to Traditional Legal Service

Amidst a shift toward settlement negotiations and out-of-court resolutions, Butler McDermott Lawyers maintains a unique proposition. Our lawyers harbour extensive trial experience, including practice in Higher Courts and Court of Appeals—a contrasting highlight against a backdrop where many contemporary lawyers lack firsthand courtroom experience.

Moving Beyond the “Factory Line” Mentality

At Butler McDermott Lawyers, you will have an Accredited Specialist working on your file from start to finish. The progression of your claim to resolution will be tailored to your individual circumstances rather than the ‘factory line’ approach adopted by the national law firms.

Transparency and Proportionate Fees

Adhering to a “no win no fee” structure, Butler McDermott Lawyers aligns its success directly with the outcomes they secure for their clients. This approach ensures a level of trust and transparency, with fees that are proportionate and fair, reflecting the firm’s integrity.

Efficient Case Management

The firm takes an assertive stance in managing cases, effectively navigating through insurer-imposed roadblocks. We don’t permit any delays from insurers in progressing our claims, aiming to generate results in the earliest possible time for our clients.

What Should Accident Victims Do?

The firm advises early and informed action for accident victims, emphasising the importance of obtaining the best possible medical and legal advice. Swiftly engaging with a legal expert can significantly impact the resolution of a personal injury claim, outlining a path to both medical recovery and financial restitution.

In a landscape where legal representation can dramatically affect the outcome of a personal injury case, now is the time to contact us to discuss your case and find out how we can help you move forward with the compensation you deserve.

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Peter has been practising as a Nambour Solicitor since 1977 and joined Butler McDermott Lawyers the same year.

With over 40 years practicing as a Sunshine Coast lawyer, Peter has extensive knowledge of various facets of law.

He has practised in all areas of litigation and has special interests in:

  • Criminal law
  • Civil and Commercial litigation
  • Retirement Village matters
  • Sports law
  • Resumption of land and compensation claims

 

Peter has specialised knowledge of and experience with resumption matters as a result of the Traveston Dam project, road corridors, Main Roads and water pipeline. He is renowned for his professional approach and is an experienced and determined advocate.

Brent King

Solicitor/Director

Brent works as a litigation lawyer, providing litigation legal advice in relation to both civil and criminal law matters, including:
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Having grown up on the Sunshine Coast and joining Butler McDermott after the completion of his studies, Brent appreciates the needs of our clients, and brings a particularly commercial approach to litigation. Brent is a member of the Queensland Law Society and the Sunshine Coast Law Association, and has litigated a wide variety of matters in the Magistrates, District and Supreme Courts.

Al Upton

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After arriving at Butler McDermott Lawyers in 2016, Al quickly progressed to running our Wills and Estates section and has successfully litigated disputes in the Supreme and District Courts of Queensland in the early stages of his career.

In the years that followed Al has now moved to assist our clients with commercial and property matters having achieved positive outcomes in that area as well as general litigation. Al’s experience has him uniquely placed to provide quality advice in the areas of property, commercial, wills and estates and general litigation.

Al is involved in giving back to the community, sitting on the board for the Daniel Morcombe Foundation and Sundale Community Foundation. He otherwise became a director of Butler McDermott Lawyers in November 2021.