If your vehicle requires towing after a motor vehicle accident it is important to understand your rights and obligations to ensure that you are not left in a position where you owe a tow operator hundreds or even thousands of dollars and cannot retrieve your vehicle until payment is made. In..Read more
Medicare and Private Health Refunds after a Motor Vehicle Accident
If you visit a doctor or specialist for treatment of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle, personal injury or public place accident, Medicare, or your Private Health Insurer may cover all or part of the costs associated with the treatment. However, if you are successful in obtaining a comp..Read more
To Filter or Not Filter: Lane Filtering and Other Rules Relating to Motorcyclists
In 2013 there were 6,921 hospitalised casualties as a result of motor vehicle accidents in Queensland. Of these 6,921 hospitalised casualties, 930 were as a result of accidents involving motorcycles.That is approximately 13% of all accidents that cause hospitalised casualties. In Queensl..Read more
What if I'm Injured and Can't Afford Treatment?
A common enquiry of our firm is how clients can obtain funded Physiotherapy or other treatment, or have their out of pocket expenses for the same treatments reimbursed by the insurer. Under Queensland Compulsory Third Party (CTP) Insurance you may be eligible for upfront funding for rehabi..Read more
Driver Fatigue: Are you too tired to drive?
In Queensland in 2013 there were 6,921 hospitalised casualties as a result of motor vehicle accidents. Of these 6,921 hospitalised casualties, 295 were a result of speeding drivers/riders, 576 a result of drink drivers/riders, and 478 were fatigued related crashes. This means that in 20..Read more