Car Accident Claims

Located right here on the Central Coast, our Compensation Lawyers have over 45 combined years experience in helping people for accident claims who have been injured in a car accident get the compensation they are entitled to.

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If you are injured in a car accident you may be entitled to receive compensation.

Yes accident claims should be lodged within 6 months from the date of the accident. But If there are good reasons why you haven’t done so you may still be able to make a claim even if you have missed the six month limitation period. Contact us for further details.

It may sound like an obvious question but motor vehicle accident claim can be made in a much wider range of situation that your standard vehicle to vehicle accident or vehicle to pedestrian. A motor vehicle accident includes:

  1. A near miss e.g. swerving to avoid an accident;
  2. The use a motor vehicle as a weapon e.g. threatening or pretending to hit you with it;
  3. A vehicle running out of control;
  4. Collisions involving; cars, buses, motorcycles; trucks; motorised scooters and pedestrians.
  • A claim can be made even when there is no one at fault. This is known as a ‘blameless accident’.
  • A claim can be made even when the driver of the motor vehicle is unregistered or cannot be identified. This is known as making a claim against the ‘nominal defendant’.
  • Whenever you are injured in an accident that is not your fault.

Depending on the nature and extent of your injuries to you may be entitled to compensation for the cost of:

  • Past and future medical treatment;
  • Past and future loss of earnings including superannuation;
  • Past and future domestic assistance; and
  • Pain and suffering.
  • In most cases we can help you negotiate a settlement with the insurer outside of court.
  • Most motor vehicle accidents in New South Wales are governed by  the Claims Assessment and Resolution Service (CARS) and the Medical Assessment Service (MAS).
  • It is only in rare cases where there are issues relating to who is at fault that the matter will need to be resolved by a court.
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On 20th November 2023, our office will relocate to Suites 5 & 6, Fountain Plaza, 148-158 Central Coast Highway, Erina.

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