Category - Motor Accident Compensation
If you have been involved in a motor vehicle accident in Western
Australia (WA), it is very easy to feel overwhelmed by the injury insurance
claims process and lose focus on what’s most important—recovery.
If this sounds like you, you will benefit from being represented
by one of our dedicated Perth motor
If you've been involved in a car accident there is as much a mental toll as a physical one. TGB partner Tim White and senior associate Nakkie Le Roux examine the path to a successful psychological injury claim in Western Australia.
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.
With the tragic recent news of pedestrian deaths and injuries on our city streets, you should know that a pedestrian hit by a car may also make a claim for compensation. TGB senior associate Olla Kutieleh explains.
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.
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.
If you’ve been...
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...
It was the day that changed motorcyclist David Norman’s life forever.
A former Big Issue seller, David was back in work, back on his feet and on his way to a new life, learning specialist skills that would soon see him working in the mines.
He was, in his own words, “living his dreams”, before one split second...
Being involved in a motor vehicle accident is an unexpected, terrifying experience which can have significant financial and emotional consequences for you and your family. Obtaining medical attention should be your first priority. There are, however, important steps you must take to comply with legislation and protect your...
Is doctor-patient confidentiality as solid as we think? Can your medical records be requested by insurers, your employer or even your ex-partner? How private is patient privacy? TGB partner Tim White took part in a fascinating panel discussion with the ABC’s Sonya Feldhoff as well as psychiatrist Dr Nick Ford and Dr William...