25 May 2020

Queensland’s 2020 road fatalities jump by 13%

Our responsibility to flatten the crash curve for Fatality Free Friday Nine more people have died on Queensland roads in the first five months of this year compared to the same period in 2019, despite travel restrictions and a drastic reduction in daily commuters due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As we gear up for Fatality

09 April 2020

Are Tinder date details essential when contact tracing?

Employer and employee privacy rights when navigating a health and economic crisis Privacy is paramount to the Australian way of life and leading compensation lawyer Travis Schultz said it is just as important amid an unprecedented pandemic. He recommends businesses protect themselves and their team members by knowing what is acceptable under the Privacy Act

09 March 2020

Statistics show liability claims for slips and trips in Australia are falling

Is Australia becoming less litigious? This is a question posed by leading lawyer, Travis Schultz, who through his own research, has discovered that 2019 saw the lowest number of public liability claims for slips, trips and falls in the last 15 years. Only 28 decisions of this nature were handed down by superior courts across

29 February 2020

Wine Symposium raises crucial funds for RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter service

The tantalising taste of the perfect drop and more than 20 winemakers helped to make the Travis Schultz Law Wine Symposium bigger and better than ever, connecting more than 400 bizoids and raising $8,500 in critical cash for RACQ Lifeflight Rescue. The event – held at the USC Innovation Centre – hasn’t been hosted for

29 February 2020

Defining oneself – an artist’s take on lawyers who make a difference

“This does not define you” are the words artist Audrey King has held close to her heart after a horrific accident left her with an amputated right pointer finger, years of rehabilitation and the prospect of never painting again. Speaking to her compensation lawyer, Travis Schultz, years after the event, it was these words that

20 February 2020

Celebrity winemakers pour the perfect drop on the Sunshine Coast

Fine wine will be on the lips of hundreds of Sunshine Coast business people as the Travis Schultz Law Wine Symposium welcomes more than 400 guests and 20 wine exhibitors – including celebrity winemakers Stefano de Pieri and Gwyn Olson – on Friday 28 February at USC’s Innovation Centre. Wine connoisseurs have been waiting five

07 January 2020

Sunshine Coast road users suffer more severe injuries compared to the Brisbane

Sunshine Coast road users are more likely to suffer severe injuries in a car crash compared to Brisbane and a leading compensation lawyer Travis Schultz sees firsthand the suffering it can cause. According to the Motor Accident Insurance Commission annual report 2018-2019, there were 2,200 injuries sustained in car accidents on the Sunshine Coast between

04 December 2019

Injured claimants deserve lion’s share of CTP claims

According to a leading Australian compensation lawyer, car crash victims in Queensland are fortunate to have one of the best CTP schemes in the country and the push by some insurers to see wholesale changes based on an argument about the extent of legal costs in the system should be recognised as self-interest and greed.

21 November 2019

Impact of AI on legal firms wildly overstated

Will artificial intelligence (AI) be the demise of the law profession in Australia? Leading expert in compensation law, Travis Schultz, believes it could actually benefit the industry if there is more emphasis on professional development. There is growing concern within the industry that work such as discovery, which is usually left for graduates, will be

10 November 2019

Award-winning recognition for Travis Schultz Law

Just 18 months since opening its doors, compensation law firm, Travis Schultz Law, has taken out the top gong in the Professional Services Category (large) at this year’s prestigious Sunshine Coast Business Awards. Travis Schultz Law Principal, Travis Schultz, said he was humbled by the honour given the other exceptional local businesses in the category.

29 October 2019

Times up for time sheets says Queensland’s pre-eminent lawyer

Leading Sunshine Coast lawyer, Travis Schultz, is calling on his industry to rethink its traditional long-hours culture in the wake of new industrial regulations requiring junior lawyers to clock all their overtime. To come into effect in March 2020, the new regulations will require junior lawyers and paralegals to record all their overtime to ensure

17 October 2019

Record-breaking success for stand-out Queensland law firm

Leading lawyer Travis Schultz has cemented his position as one of Queensland’s top-ranked compensation lawyers for the fourth year running. Announced in the prestigious Doyle’s Guide today, Mr Schultz was one of only two lawyers in Queensland to achieve the highest rank of Pre-eminent status in three plaintiff compensation categories including Pre-eminent Work Injury Compensation

10 October 2019

TSL a finalist in prestigious Sunshine Coast Business Awards

This week, the Travis Schultz Law team presented in front of an interview panel as a finalist in the professional services category of the prestigious Sunshine Coast Business Awards. Travis said it was a humbling experience to share the Travis Schultz Law story, the incredible team he has around him and the contribution they’ve been

08 October 2019

BigTech – a boon or bust for Australia’s economy?

A leading compensation lawyer fears Australia’s laws are out of date to handle the fast-paced technology giants who are collecting and analyzing an overwhelming amount of personal data every day. Travis Schultz has seen an increase in people inquiring about privacy breaches and finding there is often very little legal protection for them, and that

05 September 2019

Travis Schultz Law welcomes world champion

Resilience, mental strength and world-class leadership was front of mind when 80 guests were given exclusive access to a world champion at the Strategic Insight Seminar hosted by Travis Schultz Law at Pier 33 in Mooloolaba last night. Returning to his hometown on the Sunshine Coast, special guest and Ultra-Endurance athlete Richard Thompson explored the