How are personal injury awards treated in property settlements?

How are personal injury awards treated in property settlements?

Property settlements can be complex, especially when the separating couple has a large amount of assets. But what happens when one spouse has received a large personal injury payment? Is this considered a ‘contribution’ to the overall property pool or is it treated...
If you have suffered a personal injury, getting the right legal help is important

If you have suffered a personal injury, getting the right legal help is important

Anyone who has suffered a serious injury will tell you it affects them, and their family, in so many ways. Not only does one suffer physically, mentally and emotionally, but it also creates great financial stress. That’s why most people engage a Personal Injury lawyer...
New CTP scheme increasing benefits for seriously injured victims

New CTP scheme increasing benefits for seriously injured victims

A new Compulsory Third Party (CTP) insurance scheme is promising significant cuts to greenslip premiums, broader coverage for drivers and greater benefits to those injured on our roads. Last week the Premier announced the introduction of the new CTP scheme, which...
A motor vehicle accident with no witnesses: is it possible to claim compensation if you are injured?

A motor vehicle accident with no witnesses: is it possible to claim compensation if you are injured?

What do you do when you’re in an accident on the road, but there’s nobody around to witness it?  A recent Court of Appeal decision demonstrates one of the many complicated issues that can arise in motor vehicle accidents. A cyclist was awarded damages by a District...
If You’ve Been Injured in a Motor Vehicle Accident, Don’t lose Your Opportunity to Claim

If You’ve Been Injured in a Motor Vehicle Accident, Don’t lose Your Opportunity to Claim

We understand the emotional and physical strains associated with motor vehicle accidents (MVA), particularly in circumstances where you are injured as a result. Whether you are the driver, passenger, pedestrian or cyclist involved; we understand that it is easy to...