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1 Injury Almost Everyone Forgets To Claim For

The mental consequences following accidents is often overlooked in compensation cases.  It’s rarely spoken  about. Rarely reported in case studies. And rarely claimed for.  But mental harm from an accident is so common. It can manifest itself in growing anxiety Psychological injury (or mental harm) is reported in 30 percent of accidents involving motor vehicles. In 2016, there were 6,888 claims […]

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Part 2: How much is my claim worth? – Care Costs

Share0 Tweet0 Share0 Ashley TulleyChief Commercial Officer Care costs can be the single most significant component of a claim. Particularly when the injured party doesn’t work (therefore doesn’t have much income loss) but is seriously injured. How much is my claim worth? It’s a big question. And one that is asked by every claimant we see. Unfortunately, the answer […]

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How can you prove someone is telling the truth if no one is there to confirm their story?

A car driving on the wrong side of the road changed Gary’s life forever. Even though there wasn’t a collision, and even though the car was never found, find out how Gary recovered $4m in compensation.Gary’s Story.Let me introduce you to Gary Read. Gary was a 22-year-old mechanic working in Morayfield, Queensland. He had recently proposed to […]

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How long will my claim take?

0 shares Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 Anywhere between 30 days and 30 years! But if you want the average, it’s 14 months – according to the Motor Accident Insurance Commission. If you have landed on this post, then it’s safe to say you are trying to determine how long a claim takes to replace lost income and […]

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How to sack a lawyer in 6 steps

0 shares Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 Let me tell you about John. John is a 40 year old carpenter living in Chermside, QLD, building his dream house – a log cabin on a 40 acre block with water frontage to Lake Boondooma. He had been out of work for 3 months as a result of […]

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How to Select a Compensation Lawyer

942 shares Share942 Share +10 Tweet0 If you are looking for a lawyer to help you we have created a checklist that compares law firms – remember your parents always said “get three quotes” – well that is what we have prepared for you – a sheet where you can get three quotes and compare lawyers.  At least […]

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How to prove an accident happened when you have no memory of it

0 shares Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 The FactsRonald, an immigrant from Germany, lived in a first floor apartment in Dulwich Hill, Sydney. After a hard days’ work, he retired to the balcony to watch the sunset and have a couple of glasses of wine. After that, Ronald decided to go for a walk in the […]

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What’s Involved In Bringing A Claim?

To begin the claim, it is necessary to lodge a claim form (in the approved form) on the CTP insurer of the vehicle at fault. If your injuries are more persistent, then it is likely you will need to attend medical examinations to properly assess the long term consequences of your injuries. The CTP insurer […]

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Do Time Limits Apply To Claims?

Put simply yes, there are some strict time limits which apply to your claim. In an ordinary case, you are required to lodge a claim form with the CTP insurer within six months of the car accident. It is still possible to pursue a claim after that, but an explanation for the late claim needs […]

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Should I Use a Lawyer?

Generally speaking, if you are injured in a car accident caused through the fault of another person then it will almost certainly be worthwhile pursuing a claim for injury compensation against the CTP insurer of the vehicle at fault. You are legally entitled to bring a claim for injury compensation against a CTP insurer without […]

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