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Statutory Benefits under the NSW CTP Scheme – 6 Tips and Traps

Statutory benefits are payable to anyone who has sustained an injury arising out of a motor vehicle accident in NSW. Statutory benefits are payments of weekly compensation and medical expenses for up to 26 weeks (and possibly longer) following a motor vehicle accident....

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What is a “minor injury” under the new Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017 (an update)

This information is for injuries sustained in motor vehicle accidents which occurred on or after 1 December 2017....

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Termination of statutory benefits under the Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017

Anyone who sustains an injury in a motor vehicle accident is entitled to statutory benefits under the Motor Accidents Injuries Act 2017...

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When Should I seek the Assistance of a Lawyer for my CTP Claim NSW (accident after 1 December 2017)

The new CTP green slip scheme came into effect on 1 December 2017 and new laws were introduced which restricts lawyers from receiving payment for certain services and regulates how much a lawyer can charge for other types of services....

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What is a “minor injury” under the new Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017

A "minor injury" includes soft tissue injuries and minor psychological or psychiatric injuries....

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Resolving disputes under the Motor Accidents Compensation Act Dispute Resolution Service (for accidents after 1 December 2017)

The DRS has replaced the Medical Assessment Service (MAS) and Claims Assessment Resolution Service (CARS)....

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A guide for people injured in a motor vehicle accident on or after 1 December 2017

If you have been injured in a motor vehicle accident on or after 1 December 2017 you can make a claim for personal injury compensation under the new CTP scheme....

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Limitation periods: Do you know how much time you have to make your claim?

In personal injury and other civil matters there are time frames in which claims must be brought....

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Changes to the Motor Accidents Injuries Act: How will it affect you?

In early 2017, the NSW Government passed a new CTP scheme under the Motor Accidents Injuries Act 2017....

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9 reasons why you need an expert lawyer to handle your CTP claim

If you have been injured in a car accident, chances are you can make a claim against the at fault driver’s Compulsory Third Party (CTP) Insurance....

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Should drivers have to prove they were not at fault in collisions?

Recent evidence suggests that road deaths involving cyclists are down, but there has been a significant increase in serious injuries of cyclists. ...

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What to do if you’re injured in a car accident

This information is for accidents before 1 December 2017...

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The new CTP changes are here

The CTP reform bill was announced yesterday and there will be significant changes to the current system....

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Can I change lawyers during my claim?

You can change lawyers at any time during your claim. This applies to any workers’ compensation claims, motor vehicle claims, or public liability claims....

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Garling & Co wins hit and run comp case

Matthew Garling of Garling & Co Lawyers recently represented Ronald Dowedeit in a motor vehicle accident case against the nominal defendant....

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29 frequently asked questions in motor vehicle accident claims

We have answered the 29 most common questions in motor vehicle accident claims...

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The new CTP scheme that gives insurers all the power

The proposed changes to the CTP Scheme will result in up to 90% of injured motorists having to tackle claims by themselves without legal assistance....

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Case study under the new CTP scheme

In a recent article by the ‘Save Our CTP’ organisation they conducted a comparative case study of a real client who had suffered injuries in a motor vehicle accident....

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NSW Government overhaul of greenslip insurance

The NSW Government has announced a position paper on the reform of the CTP motor accident scheme....

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Risks of settling a CTP claim without consulting a lawyer

If you have been injured in a motor vehicle accident, you may be able to make a claim for personal injury compensation under the Compulsory Third Party (CTP) scheme....

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New rules for bicycle riders and drivers in NSW

New rules are in place to promote drive and cyclist safety....

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Garling & Co voted one of the top compensation law firms in Sydney

On 19 November 2015, Australia leading independent legal ranking guide....

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Do I need to pay back Medicare at the end of a claim?

At the successful conclusion of your claim you are required to refund to the Federal Government any treatment expenses for your injury that have been paid for by Medicare...

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What to do if injured by a car as a cyclist

Riding a bicycle in Sydney can be dangerous....

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What to do if you are injured in a motorcycle accident

It is not something that anyone of us thinks will happen but people are injured everyday in motorcycle accidents due to the fault of another driver....

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What happens after I complete a MVA claim form?

This information is for accidents before 1 December 2017....

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How to make a claim under the Motor Accidents Compensation Act NSW

This information is for accidents before 1 December 2017....

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Pedestrian accidents and blameless accidents

Amendments to the Motor Accident Compensation Act 1999 includes compensation for "blameless accidents"....

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