Social Media – Beware the New Surveillance That Could Damage Your Personal Injury Claim

Social media has become an integral part of our daily lives over the last couple of decades, and although some of us may not share our most intimate thoughts and moments on the platform of choice, you’d be surprised as to just how much information one can gather about you on there. When it comes…

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What you Need to Know About Hit and Run Compensation

When it comes to hit-and-run motor accidents, due to the fact that the driver at fault cannot be identified, some people may think that compensation is unattainable or too difficult a task. The fact of the matter is, if you’ve been injured in any way, you have a legal right to make a claim. You…

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I’m a Pedestrian Involved in a Motor Accident, What Should I do?

The last thing you’d expect when heading to and from work, running errands or taking a leisurely stroll is to be involved in a traffic accident. However, according to Transport for NSW’s Centre for Road Safety, it’s quite the common occurrence, with more than 1500 pedestrians being hit on NSW roads each year. So, if…

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Claiming Compensation for Motor Vehicle Accidents

Have you ever been involved in an accident or do you know of someone that has? A few scratches and dents on the bumper may be common but unlike those that result in all but a bruised ego, some motor vehicle accidents can have devastating effects that can be quite traumatic for all parties involved….

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Compensation for a Hit and Run Accident

Can You Claim Compensation for a Hit and Run Accident?

A motor vehicle accident is a traumatic experience for anyone involved, but when an accident occurs and one party flees the scene before they can be identified, it is particularly stressful for the remaining party. What is a hit and run accident? A hit and run accident occurs when the driver of a vehicle collides…

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What is Classed Under a Minor Injury

What is classed as a minor injury under the new Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017?

Last year, the new Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017 replaced the Motor Accident Compensation Act 1999. There are various updates to the Act which you should be aware of if you need to make a claim from an injury in a motor vehicle accident. These include the determination of a minor injury and changes to…

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Uber passengers

What to Do If Injured While Riding in an Uber

The ride-sharing service, Uber, links passengers with private drivers through a smartphone app. Since its arrival in Australia Uber has grown in popularity, embraced by Australians. When you take an Uber, you’re riding as a passenger in someone’s privately owned vehicle, as opposed to a commercially registered and insured taxi for example. You may now…

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Motor Vehicle Accidents During the Holidays

Stay Safe: Increased Risk of Motor Vehicle Accidents During the Holidays

Christmas is a joyful time bringing with it the party season. Whether you’re rushing from shopping centre to shopping centre doing last minute gift shopping, juggling various office Christmas parties and social commitments or planning long road trips with the family during the break – it’s better to prepare yourself for the risks on the…

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New CTP Scheme affects Motor Accident Compensation Claims

Car Accidents Overseas Tourists Beware NSW Roads Are Deadly

You’re on the trip of a lifetime “Down Under”. Friendly people, open roads, plenty of sunshine, great scenery. “Look out!”. Serious car accidents on our roads happen every day of the week and can have catastrophic consequences. Driving a car here in NSW is open to all licensed drivers. It is very easy to turn…

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Early Morning Drive To Work Ends In “U Turn” Crash

Recently, Ivan Simic, Partner and Accredited Specialist in Personal Injury, acted for a worker who had set off for work very early one morning. Whilst driving his motor vehicle, another vehicle made a “U Turn” across his path resulting in a T-bone crash. Ivan’s client was injured and his car was a write off. The…

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Car Runs Red Light: Major Injuries To Other Driver – A Personal Injury Case

Here at Taylor & Scott we have many motor accident claims.  This report highlights what devastating effect a failure to stop at a red light can have. Our client is a middle aged housewife, married, bringing up young children and also running a business from home as well as being very active with a love…

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