Car Accident Claim Time Limits for Queensland

Many are unaware of the strict time periods that come with lodging a car accident claim in Queensland. It important to lodge this form with the relevant Compulsory Third Party (CTP) insurer as soon as possible. Otherwise, the claim could be rejected if the insurer receives it more than 9… Read More

WorkCover Compensation Claim: 38 year-old driver awarded $764,000 in damages against WorkCover Queensland.

In a recent Supreme Court decision of Peebles vs Work Cover Queensland [2020] QSC 106, Justice Jackson, of the Supreme Court, awarded damages in favour of an injured Plaintiff in the sum of $764,345.12. His Honour assessed the overall damages which Mr Peebles was entitled to receive as a result… Read More

Back Injury Lawyer

It is often the case that when people are involved in an incident whereby they suffer an injury, it is commonplace for back injuries to occur. Motor Vehicle Claims It is a reality for some situations that often when people are involved in substantial motor vehicles accidents. Most often, a… Read More

Working From Home Lawyer

Here at Seymour Furlong Lawyers. we are taking the health risks associated with the COVID-19 (Corona Virus) very seriously. We have set up a system whereby we can take instructions from you without needing a face-to-face meeting. We are able to offer all clients a virtual consultation done via Zoom,… Read More

No Win No Fee Compensation Lawyer -Working From Home

Here at Seymour Furlong Lawyers, we are very much aware of the health risks associated with the COVID-19 (Corona Virus). As such, we have implemented a number of measures to ensure the safety of all staff and clients. Our office has been set up as a virtual office whereby we… Read More

Compensation for a Death of a Loved One/Relative

It is the unfortunate reality that on occasions, people have passed as a result of actions or activities undertaken at work, or as a result of a motor-vehicle accident. In these circumstances, family members/relatives of the loved one can, in certain circumstances, bring a claim as a result of their… Read More

Neck and Back Injuries

Due to the forces involved with the impact of most motor vehicle accidents, people can suffer substantial injuries. A sudden strong-jerking motion often may result in a person suffering a whiplash-type injury to their neck, middle and/or lower back. These injuries can be significant, even though initially, it may not… Read More

Not at-fault Accident/Whiplash Claim

If a person suffers injury as a result of a car accident, then they will be entitled to make a claim against the Compulsory Third Party (CTP) insurer of the at-fault vehicle. Passengers, even if they are in the at-fault vehicle, can bring a CTP claim for injuries they have… Read More

Car Accident – Whiplash Claims

The majority of the claimants we see suffer injuries as a result of a car accident. Due to the nature of the impact, it, with respect to most motor vehicle accidents, the most common injury is that of a whiplash injury. This is an injury which generally affects a person’s… Read More

What to do Immediately Following your Car Accident in Queensland

Car accidents can be scary and complex; particularly if you sustain injuries and need to make a CTP claim. Immediately following an accident, you may be unsure of what to do, or the shock may stop you from thinking clearly. To help you, we’ve put together this guide on what… Read More

CTP Compensation Claims – Queensland

In Queensland, the government has enacted legislation regarding injury claims arising from motor vehicle accidents. The legislation creates compulsory third party insurance (CTP) which all registered owners of vehicles are required to take out as part of their registration. This CTP scheme is heavily regulated to ensure the community is… Read More