When any of us buy a product, use a service, seek advice or put our trust in a professional, we can justifiably expect that nothing should go wrong.  Sadly that is not always the case.

When you and your family have suffered the consequences of the actions of others, then you need to talk to Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers.

We have established a strong record helping thousands of people with legal claims in respect of Product Liability and have defended the rights of consumers and individuals across a wide range of sectors.

If you have suffered product injury, such as asbestos, or been the victim of a breach of ‘duty of care’ our lawyers have the skills and experience to help. That includes actions against companies for selling consumers financial products they didn’t need as well as poor financial planning advice.

When it matters to have the best advice on Class Actions & Product Liability, talk to Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers.

Did you know...

If you have suffered an injury due to a faulty product and through no fault of your own, you may be eligible for compensation, however, you must commence court proceedings within 3 years of the accident date.

Frequently Asked Questions

Our most commonly asked questions about Class Actions & Product Liability

  • Attend a medical examination from your trusted medical professional who will make a record of your injuries in the clinical records.
  • Report the incident to the owner, manufacturer or service provider as soon as possible.
  • Do not return any faulty product back to the manufacturer until you have spoken to a legal professional.

Seek legal advice before you sign a statement of the incident by contacting Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers.

It is advisable to speak to a lawyer who can advise you of your legal rights to determine if you may have a claim.

As it is not always obvious if you have a claim and you have suffered an injury from a faulty product, it is a good idea to speak to a lawyer as soon as possible.


Compensation Lawyers

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Howard Harrison

Managing Partner

One of the most experienced litigators in Australia, Howard Harrison is Managing Partner of Carroll & O'Dea Lawyers.

Hanaan Indari

Deputy Managing Partner

As an expert litigation partner, Hanaan Indari has successfully conducted many thousands of cases since joining Carroll and O'Dea in 1997.

Robert Algie

Partner

As partner in the Compensation Law Team at Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers, Robert has a significant interest in medico-legal law.

Scott Dougall

Partner

Scott Dougall is the partner in charge of the Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers Parramatta office, servicing Western Sydney and beyond.

Diana Farah

Partner

Diana is one of Australia’s most highly respected practitioners in the areas of compensation law.

Julia Harrison

Partner

Julia is a leading compensation and personal injury lawyer. A partner in the firm's compensation division, Julia appears regularly for both plaintiffs and defendants.

David Jones

Partner

One of NSW’s most experienced personal injury lawyers, David is the Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers partner responsible for the Newcastle office and Hunter region.

Peter Lleonart

Partner

Peter has a strong personal injury practice because he knows what clients need and he prioritises delivering outcomes for clients when it matters.

Maithri Panagoda AM

Partner

Educated in both Sydney and Sri Lanka, Maithri has over 35 years experience in litigation and dispute resolution. Maithri is regularly invited to present seminars to lawyers and university students.

Martin Slattery

Partner

Martin’s diverse career – journalist, guitarist, lawyer – means he has the life experience and the professional expertise to provide what his clients want when it matters.

David Tarrant

Partner

As a Partner in the compensation law team with a background as a clinical nurse specialist. David has a solid understanding of his clients injuries and the healthcare system.

Rebecca Tidswell

Special Counsel

Rebecca Tidswell has over 16 years experience in litigation focusing specifically on complex medical law issues.