Category - Injured People
About two people die every week in motor vehicle accidents on South Australian roads, with hundreds more significantly injured.
Our compensation scheme for those injured in car accidents is a fault-based one, meaning you can only claim compensations for injuries if the accident was the other driver’s fault.
The short answer is yes.
Having a lawyer involved with your claim, even if it is accepted and you’ve had no issues could mean the difference between receiving a lump sum compensation payment versus receiving nothing.
This is especially true when your injuries are deemed medically stable and the time comes for you to undergo...
How and why does a valid work injury claim get rejected and what can workers do to protect themselves?
When workers leave it too late to report their injury or condition to their employer or delay in lodging the claim, it can make the claims process more difficult and will often result in the claim being rejected.
This is usually...
Following a series of changes to the Northern Territory’s Return to Work Act there is now “deemed” acceptance of claims for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (‘PTSD’) for frontline emergency workers (first responders).
What are the changes?
Diseases that are accepted as arising out of particular types...
How can a pre-existing brain tumour lead to a ‘work injury’ and have compensation paid? It seems unlikely – impossible even – however in a bizarre turn of events in a remote drilling work site in the middle of Moomba in South Australia, TGB was able to secure compensation for an affected worker faced...
TGB partner Tim White spoke with ABC Radio Adelaide’s Sonya Feldhoff following this week’s announcement of an independent commissioner into Defence veteran suicide.
Tim, who has been fighting for injured Defence veterans for more than 20 years, discussed what the announcement means for grieving families and the...
Before I was a personal injury lawyer, I was a teacher.
I had always enjoyed helping others and so completing my degree in education seemed like a natural progression for me in terms of career choice.
In my final year of studying teaching, “social justice in education” was my topic of choice for my Honours thesis...
More work injury claims are getting rejected at the first hurdle, but now is not the time to throw in the towel, write TGB’s Tim White and Daniel Clarke.
How can my work injury claim be rejected when it is caused by my employment?
Increasingly, we are seeing injury claims rejected on the basis of numerous exceptions, in...
Even if you were not a driver or passenger of one of the vehicles involved in an accident, you may still be entitled to compensation.
When we think of motor vehicle accidents and the claims that arise as a result of them, we often come to the conclusion that they can only involve motor vehicles and only those who...