Category - Motor Accident Compensation
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.
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...
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...
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...