Category - Motor Accident Compensation

I Can't Return to Work Following a Motor Vehicle Accident in WA. Can I Be Compensated?

If you have been injured in a motor vehicle accident in Western Australia (WA) and can’t return to work, you may be eligible to claim compensation for loss of income or earnings. Your incapacity to work may result in a loss of earnings and could be claimed for under motor injury insurance. When you have been involved...

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InDaily: How the Motor Accident Commission sale has left South Australians ripped off and vulnerable

The privatisation of the Motor Accident Commission's insurance business was meant to deliver cheaper registrations. However, it's now clear, argues TGB partner Barney Gask, that those savings have all but disappeared while injured South Australians are being ripped off and left vulnerable in the event of an accident.

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Radio 5AA: Injured motorists suffer under overhauled compensation scheme

In 2013 South Australia’s Compulsory Third Party insurance scheme for motorists was overhauled, but for those injured in accidents the changes mean tougher times ahead. The threshold to compensation is now much higher than before and injured motorists have to fight harder for a fair sum to help them cope in their recovery. TGB...

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The clock is ticking: How long do I have to make an injury claim in Queensland?

Recovering from any physical or psychological injury is hard. Many of our clients find some solace in taking action with their compensation claim as soon as possible. In this blog, we list some of the most common personal injury claims and the time frames within which you need to start them. Motor Accident If you’ve been...

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Injured transport workers Pt 2: Should I make a Commonwealth workers' compensation or motor vehicle accident claim?

This is part two in a three-part transport workers series by Ashleigh Ridgway. You can read part one here. Australia employs 550,000 people as road freight transport workers. It’s an enormous part of our nation’s workforce – 5 per cent, in fact. Big employers in the sector include Linfox, TNT, Star Track Express, Australia...

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