Motor Vehicle Accident Law News
CAR ACCIDENT: “IT WASN’T MY FAULT, SO WHY AM I LIABLE?” If my car is rear-ended in a chain collision, how can it be my fault? If I hit a car that pulls out in front of me when they were supposed to give way isn’t it their fault? The question of who is responsible…Read More
CAN A PERSON MAKE A WILL IF THEY DON’T HAVE CAPACITY? – By Vanessa Ho – So many times, it’s not until a loved one is in care that we realise they don’t have a will. If that person no longer has legal capacity to make a will, it is a common misconception that there is…Read More
COMPENSATION DOUBLE DIPPING? PROCEED WITH CAUTION WHEN CLAIMS COLLIDE Making multiple claims for the one injury can come back and bite you, as a decision of the District Court has shown. In law, one matter may fall under more than one area. For example, an injury in the course of employment may be covered by…Read More
CTP INSURANCE: HOW WILL THE CHANGES AFFECT YOU? – By Andrew Carpenter – Changes to Compulsory Third Party Insurance (CTP) in South Australia will impact on everyone who currently has a claim or a potential claim. It is important that you understand what is happening, how it may impact you, and that you know your legal rights.…Read More
WHEN A CAR ACCIDENT CLAIM HAPPENS AT WORK The issues that can arise when a person is injured at work as the result of a car accident were highlighted in a recent District Court case. The plaintiff was hit by a car while crossing the road to do her employer’s banking. As she was entitled…Read More
$600,000 FOR NOT WEARING A SEATBELT – WHO’S AT FAULT? A woman who was left a paraplegic after suffering catastrophic injuries in a car accident appealed the decision of a Court to reduce her damages of $2,400,000 by nearly $600,000 because she wasn’t wearing a seatbelt. The case involved provisions under the Civil Liability Act…Read More
WHAT NEEDS TO BE DONE WHEN YOU’RE INJURED IN A HIT AND RUN CAR ACCIDENT? Many people are not aware that if you are injured in a car accident and the other driver fails to stop and can’t be located a claim for compensation for injuries sustained can still be made. If you are involved…Read More
HOW INTOXICATION CAN AFFECT A COMPENSATION CLAIM. A pedestrian who was the victim of a hit and run has had his award of compensation reduced by half from $638,155.02 to $319,077.51 on the basis that he was extremely intoxicated and ought to have been aware that he was creating a situation of danger. The incident…Read More
Click to Call IS THERE A DRINK DRIVING LOOPHOLE? “THOUSANDS of drink-driving convictions are at risk because of a legal cloud over the right of more than 1500 police officers to operate breath-testing devices,” reported the Adelaide Advertiser on 19 August 2011. According to the report, “SA Police are working to correct the loophole that…Read More
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