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Leon, Solicitor
Category: Australia Law
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Experience:  BEc Dip Ed, Dip Law (SAB) MTax (UNSW)
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I was wondering if i can sue or take legal action for

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Hello, i was wondering if i can sue or take legal action for compensation on a company if there product was defective causeing an explosion of fire causing physical harm asw well as emotional & mental health issues
JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?
Customer: QLD
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: no this happened last nite,
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: i took photos of burns , and the product ,
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Australia Law
Expert:  Leon replied 1 month ago.

Hi, I am Leon, a NSW Solicitor. I will be assisting you with your question. If you choose a telephone call, you will be charged an additional fee.

Expert:  Leon replied 1 month ago.

Good Morning

Yes you can.

The Australian Consumer Laws say that the product must be fit for the purpose.

If it is faulty and has caused damage then you can sue then in QCAT.

The following link is the law as it stands for all of australia

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