How is COVID-19 affecting my personal injury matter?

COVID-19 has obviously been declared by the World Health Organisation as a pandemic and in Australia developments are escalating rapidly. The COVID-19 pandemic has altered the way some aspects of personal injury claims are proceeding, particularly in relation to the assessment of injuries. The legal profession, the Law Society of… >

5 Festive Tips

While it is the season to be jolly, Christmas and the New Year period is also a time of the year which carries its own unique legal issues and risks. Here are 5 quick legal tips to avoid an unwanted New Year legal surprise! 1. Work Injury The lead up to… >

Compensation for Non Economic Loss

Non economic loss is a term used to refer to compensation (damages) which covers the elements of pain, suffering, disability and loss of amenity of life. Damages may only be awarded for non-economic loss in South Australia if the initial threshold set out below is met. The initial threshold requires an… >

Super Claims

When can a Total and Permanent Disablement (TPD) claim be assessed? When and how TPD must be established depends on a proper construction of the definition of “total and permanent disablement” which must be made in the context of the relevant insurance policy and trust deed. This issue can be… >

What is Compulsory Third Party (CTP) Insurance?

CTP Insurance is mandatory in South Australia. Significant penalties apply if a vehicle is driven or found on a road without CTP Insurance. When you register a motor vehicle, part of the fee is applied towards CTP Insurance. CTP Insurance provides compensation for personal injury to people injured in road crashes… >