Personal Injury Lawyers Perth for   Motor Vehicle Accident Injury Claims

Personal Injury Lawyers Perth

No Win, No Fee*   

Plus we provide:   

10 % Fee Cap Guarantee*
 

Text From Page Heading.png
Find out if can assist you Text from Car Accident Lawyers.png

ABOUT US

Personal Injury Lawyer Perth

Perth Personal Injury Lawyer

Conor Reidy - Principal Solicitor

About Text_Page_1.png
About Text_Page_2.png
 
 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

1. What is Motor Vehicle Accident Injury Insurance?

Motor vehicle accident injury insurance is compulsory insurance that provides 1.8 million drivers and 2.9 million owners of Western Australian registered motor vehicles with cover for injuries they cause to others in a motor vehicle accident that occurs anywhere in Australia. In Western Australia compulsory motor vehicle accident injury insurance is funded by motor vehicle registration fees paid by motorists to the Department of Transport.

2. What is the Role of the Insurance Commission of Western Australia?

The role of the Insurance Commission of Western Australia is to manage motor injury insurance claims and to pay compensation (including for medical treatment and other expenses) to persons injured in motor vehicle accidents through the fault of another driver. Motor vehicle accident injury insurance also provides cover for persons who sustain catastrophic injuries in a motor vehicle accident in Western Australia where the fault of another person cannot be established.

3. Who is Entitled to Make a Claim for Motor Vehicle Injury Insurance?

The types of persons who can make a claim for motor injury insurance include the following: •Drivers of motor vehicles. •Passengers of motor vehicles. •Pedestrians. •Cyclists. •Motorcyclists and pillion passengers.

4. When can you Make a Claim to the Insurance Commission of Western Australia for Motor Vehicle Injury Insurance?

You are entitled to make a claim to the Insurance Commission of Western Australia for motor vehicle injury insurance if: - the motor vehicle driven by the at fault person was registered in Western Australia; - you were not at fault or were only partly at fault for the motor vehicle accident; - the 3-year time limit to make a claim has not expired; and - you were injured in the motor vehicle accident or a close relative whom you were financially dependent on was fatally injured in a motor vehicle accident (dependency claim).

5. Are you Entitled to make a Claim if you Have Suffered Catastrophic Injuries in a Motor Vehicle Accident Even Though you Cannot Prove That Another Person Was at Fault?

Yes. You can claim for Catastrophic Injury Support (your medical treatment, care and support needs) from the Insurance Commission of Western Australia if you were catastrophically injured in a motor vehicle accident in Western Australia from 1 July 2016 and are unable to establish fault of another driver.

6. What is a Catastrophic Injury?

Catastrophic injuries include traumatic brain injuries, injuries to the spinal cord, permanent blindness, severe burns and amputation(s) which were suffered by a person involved in a motor vehicle accident.

7. Are you Entitled to make a Claim for Injuries Suffered in a Motor Vehicle Accident Even Though the Person Who Caused the Accident Cannot be Identified?

Yes. You can also make a claim if the motor vehicle that caused the crash is unidentified, such as in a ‘hit and run’ scenario.

8. What Happens if you Were Injured in a Motor Vehicle Accident That was Caused by the Driver of a Motor Vehicle that is Registered in Another State or Territory?

You cannot make a claim to the Insurance Commission of Western Australia. However, you may be able to make a claim to the motor injury insurer in state or territory in which the motor vehicle is registered.

9. Are you Entitled to Make a Dependency Claim if a Relative of Yours Has Died in a Motor Vehicle Accident?

If a relative of yours has died in a motor vehicle accident and you were dependent on their financial support or the services provided by that person, you may be entitled pursuant to the Fatal Accidents Act 1959 to make a dependency claim.

10.

TBC

Personal Injury Lawyers in Perth

LOCATIONS WE SERVICE

Our car accident lawyers assist clients with their motor vehicle accident injury claims in Perth and all surrounding areas.

We also assist clients who live in regional areas of Western Australia using telephone and video conferencing.

 
 

*COSTS

Will we assist you on a “No Win, No Fee” basis and what does this mean?

Costs Text_Page_1.png
Costs Text_Page_2.png

What is our “10 % Fee Cap Guarantee”? 

Costs Text_Page_3.png
 

Mrs Samedova

Testimonials Text from Car Accident Lawyers_Page_01.png
 
Fountain Pen

B Legal Lawyers

Personal Injury Lawyers
Integrity Business Centre
67 Howe Street
Osborne Park WA 6017
Meeting Rooms Also Available:
  • Perth and Surrounding Areas
  • Joondalup
  • Rockingham
  • Mandurah
  • Bunbury
CVSO Building
Unit 15-16, 64-66 Bannister Road
Canning Vale WA 6155
We Also Offer Appointments:
  • At Your Home or the Hospital 
  • On Weekdays and Weekends
  • Outside Regular Business Hours 
  • By Telephone or Video Conference

CONTACT US

conor.reidy@blegallawyers.com.au
0422 149 285
Meetings by Appointment Only

Request a Call or Ask a Question

Thanks for submitting! We will be in touch with you shortly.