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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motorbike accident

Dissatisfaction With Previous Lawyers Client Turns to Taylor & Scott Motor Accident Lawyers For Help – Million Dollar Settlement Achieved

Our client was riding his motorcycle from work one afternoon when a car turned out of a side street knocking him from his bike. In the accident, he suffered a very serious injury to his leg and hip. Fortunately, he was not knocked unconscious. Ambulance and Police were called and he was admitted to the…

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Truck Tail Gate Strikes Pedestrian – Large Damages Payout Secured

Recently, Taylor & Scott Motor Accident Lawyers acted for a lady who was walking on a footpath at her local shopping centre. As she walked along, a truck passed her. As the truck passed, it’s tailgate swung out and struck our client knocking her off her feet. Unfortunately, the driver of the truck had not properly secured…

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Motor vehicle accidents and the NSW Lifetime Care and Support Scheme

Motor vehicle accidents are more common than you think. With around 12,000 serious injuries in NSW per year involving motor vehicles, there is a push for motorists and pedestrians to be prepared and know their rights more than ever. Thankfully, there is a system that protects and cares for those who’ve become injured in motor…

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Essential things to know about pedestrian accidents

Pedestrians accidents are more common than we realise. The Roads and Maritime Services show an increasing trend in pedestrian fatalities from 2014 to present.  Pedestrian fatalities represent 16% of all fatalities in Australia. There is also a high count of serious injuries suffered by pedestrians in a 3-year period, which is currently at 3,447 people….

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Bus accident – long road to recovery passenger receives large payout

Our client worked in the travel industry. One day he was riding on a State Transit bus in Sydney. Whilst seated on the bus; a taxi pulled up in front of the bus to collect passengers. Unfortunately, the bus driver was travelling too fast and failed to brake in time crashing into the taxi and…

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Managing medical costs after a motor vehicle accident

Managing medical costs after a motor vehicle accident

A motor vehicle accident can result in significant injuries requiring immediate and ongoing medical support. Medical expenses after a motor vehicle accident can be costly and knowing what can be claimed, from who, and for how long is often complicated.  What medical expenses can be claimed after a motor vehicle accident? Reasonable and necessary medical…

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Knocked From Pushbike, Million Dollar Settlement Achieved

Our client was an academic. He loved his work. He worked long hours and was determined to make it to the very top of his profession. One day he was riding his bicycle. In the process of riding through an intersection, a motor vehicle failed to give way and struck him. He was knocked from…

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courtesy bus passenger suffers serious injuries

Injuries From Riding Courtesy Bus Leads To Big Payout – Taylor & Scott

Our client lived in country NSW. Being in her early 80s, she was fiercely independent. She lived alone, enjoyed her garden, meeting friends and walking everywhere. She enjoyed visiting her local club to catch up with her friends. On this particular occasion, she was being driven home with others in the club’s courtesy bus. With…

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Rear end collision

Successful Negligence Claim Following Car Accident – Taylor & Scott

Our client was driving home from work one evening when she stopped to give way to a person on a pedestrian crossing. Unfortunately, a truck following our client failed to stop and slammed into the back of our client. Shocked and in serious pain, our client pulled over to the side of the road. Instead…

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Pedestrian injured in hit-run

Pedestrian Injured in Hit-Run Wins Major Accident Damages Claim

Our client worked at a hospital and was planning to retire. As luck would have it, she had just finished dinner at a local restaurant early one evening and was heading home. She reached the intersection and waited for the green pedestrian walk sign. The pedestrian light turned in her favour and she commenced to…

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Harley Davidson Motor Accident Claim

Knocked off Harley Davidson Motor Accident Claim Successful

Our client loved nothing more than to head out on the open road astride his Harley Davidson. Late one afternoon he was riding in a residential area when without warning a car turned from his left into his path. Our client had no chance to brake or swerve to avoid a collision. He went over…

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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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Car accident devastates rigger

Car Accident Devastates Rigger Client Living Overseas – Substantial Compensation Awarded

Recently, our experts in motor accident law, Simon Meigan and Michelle Meigan, assisted a client living overseas. Our client left school at an early age and had numerous jobs working as a labourer. At one point he secured work in the building industry and learnt to do the work of a rigger/dogman. He loved this…

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What can you Claim if you are injured in a Motor Vehicle Accident ?

What can you Claim if you are injured in a Motor Vehicle Accident?

In NSW, compensation for motor vehicle accidents is covered under the Motor Accidents Injuries Act 2017. The no-fault scheme allows all injured road users, regardless of fault, to make a claim. Statutory benefits and damages are available to injured road users depending on the circumstances surrounding the accident and their injuries. So, what can you…

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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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Korean injured by garbage truck

Overseas Student’s Dreams of a Better Life Crushed by Garbage Truck

Our client came to Australia from Korea. He had attended university and secured very high marks on the way to graduating with Science, Engineering and Computing qualifications. Following graduation, he had worked extremely hard with various employers in Korea. But his dream was to pursue post-graduate IT training in Australia with a view to settling…

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Accident with an Uninsured Driver

What Happens if I’m Involved in an Accident with an Uninsured Driver?

It is a prerequisite for motorists living here in NSW to get third party greenslip insurance before getting their car registered and driving legally on the roads. Yet it’s not uncommon for victims caught in an accident to find out that the other driver at fault is driving an unregistered vehicle without any third party…

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Pedestrian-Involved-in-a-Traffic-Accident

What Steps Should I Take as a Pedestrian Involved in a Traffic Accident?

Taking on a motor vehicle is no mean feat so it’s not surprising that serious injury can often follow. Despite pedestrians injured in traffic accidents being a fairly common occurrence, it can often leave victims confused as to what to do next. Should you go through the same process as if you were in a…

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Am-I-Eligible-for-Compensation

Am I Eligible for Compensation Even if the Motor Accident Was My Fault?

A common misconception is that the party at fault in a motor accident is not eligible for any compensation. This is untrue. . A motor vehicle accident includes accidents in or resulting from cars, motorbikes, buses and trucks. It can happen to those in the motor vehicles, pedestrians or cyclists. Changes to the Motor Accident…

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Large TPD Payment Secured for “Kiwi” Injured in a Motor Vehicle Accident

Our client was born over the ditch in New Zealand. He left school at an early age and spent most of his working life doing everything from shearing sheep to working in the construction industry. Needless to say, all of the jobs he has had are heavy hands-on type jobs. All required him to be…

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What to do if You’re in a Bicycle Accident: Top Safety Tips

Cycling is excellent for recreation. But riding on the bicycle path in a park is different to riding on the road, sharing the space with other motorists. With just a helmet for physical protection, cyclists and bikers have to be ever vigilant of the traffic around them while maintaining a safe distance from surrounding traffic….

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Barrier Erected by Local Council Workers Obstructs Drivers View Compensation Awarded for Injuries

Our client was a truck driver making deliveries to various destinations in country NSW. On this particular day he was driving on the highway in the late morning. The local Council had been carrying out roadworks and the Council workers had placed a number of large barriers on certain parts of the road. Our client…

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Motor Vehicle Accidents-and-Psychological -njuries

Motor Vehicle Accidents and Psychological Injuries

It may be a lesser known fact but a psychological injury in some form or another, is common after motor vehicle accidents. Those involved in the crash may suffer physical injuries but also mental trauma as a result which could manifest in the form of anxiety, depression or post-traumatic stress. Psychological injury can also occur…

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Substantial Changes to Minor Injury Claims in a Motor Vehicle Accident

Substantial Changes to Minor Injury Claims in a Motor Vehicle Accident

Whether you depend on your car daily to take you to and from work or use it occasionally, the thought of anticipating an accident rarely crosses your mind. Only when you’re caught in an unforeseen accident which may or may not be your fault, do we realise what’s involved with making a motor vehicle accident…

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What Is The Advantage Of Bringing A Motor Accident Claim?

Damages for non-economic loss are awarded if your whole person impairment is greater than 10%. If you bring a work injury damages claim, the threshold is much higher, that is, greater than 15% whole person impairment. The difference could be worth thousands of dollars to you. If we decide that your work injury arises out…

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What Is A Motor Vehicle?

In NSW a motor vehicle is defined as “a vehicle that is built to be propelled by a motor that forms part of the vehicle”. At the workplace, there are many examples of what may fall into the category of a motor vehicle e.g. a mobile crane, a motorised forklift, a Manitou, bulldozers, tractors, ride-on…

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What If I Was Intoxicated?

If the other party was at fault, you can still claim although your compensation may be reduced. At Taylor & Scott, We Care For You.

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What If A Family Member was at Fault?

You can claim compensation. At Taylor & Scott, We Care For You.

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What if I was not wearing a seatbelt?

You can still claim, although you will have your compensation reduced for contributory negligence i.e. the courts have held that not wearing a seat belt probably causes more serious injury.

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Psychological Injury

This can occur where a close family member is killed. Even if you weren’t involved in the accident, if you suffer a psychological injury following such a tragic event, you may have a “Nervous Shock Claim”. At Taylor & Scott, We Care For You.

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How Long Do I Have To Do Something?

You must complete notification to the third party (green slip) insurer within six (6) months of the date of the injury. At Taylor & Scott, We Care For You.

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What Happens If I Want To Claim After 6 Months?

Talk to Taylor & Scott – if we can explain the delay you may be allowed to proceed even if out of time. At Taylor & Scott, We Care For You.

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What Is Contributory Negligence And What Effect Will It Have On The Damages I Am Entitled To In My Motor Accident Claim?

Put simply, a finding of contributory negligence against an injured person means that you share responsibility for your accident i.e. that you and your actions contributed to your accident. Some Examples You were a passenger in a motor vehicle and did not wear your seat belt. In the accident you were ejected from the vehicle….

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If Contributory Negligence Is Found, What Effect Will It Have On The Damages That I Am Entitled To?

Generally, the court will assess contributory negligence as a percentage. If say 10% contributory negligence is found, then your award of damages (i.e. monetary compensation that you receive) will be reduced by that 10%. So in a circumstance where there was found 100% contributory negligence, you would not be awarded any compensation and you would…

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What If I Was Unlicensed?

Driving without a licence does not preclude you from a claim as long as the accident was not your fault. At Taylor & Scott, We Care For You.

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If I Am Injured In A Motor Vehicle Accident What Can I Claim?

Under the current Law in NSW, depending on the injuries you have suffered you may be able to claim compensation under the following categories: Non-Economic Loss – this is awarded to an injured person whose permanent impairment is greater than 10%. Our Lawyers will advise you if the injuries you have suffered will reach this…

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Can I Receive Compensation?

To receive monetary compensation, you must establish that another party (other than you) was at fault. At Taylor & Scott, We Care For You.

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Unidentified Driver At Fault?

If the driver/vehicle cannot be identified, it is still possible to claim. Contact Taylor & Scott immediately so that “due search and enquiry” can be commenced. At Taylor & Scott, We Care For You.

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What If I Was The Party To Blame?

You can still claim, but the insurance company will try to reduce the amount of compensation you receive. At Taylor & Scott, We Care For You.

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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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Who is Liable in a Multi-Car Pile Up?

With more vehicles on the road every day it’s no surprise that incidents involving multiple cars are on the rise. You may be driving with the utmost care, but sometimes you may be rear-ended merely because the car behind you was hit. In one moment, a chain reaction could escalate into a life-threatening and dangerous…

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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

How the New CTP Scheme Commencing in December 2017 Will Affect Motor Accident Compensation Claims

All drivers on NSW roads should be concerned and here’s why. The proposed new changes to the NSW Motor Accident laws will commence in December 2017. This will mean significant changes to the compulsory third party (CTP) scheme which will reduce benefits for up to 90% of people injured in motor vehicle accidents. This will…

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Car Accident Rear Ended Greenslip Insurer Dispute

Large Damages Payout After Greenslip Insurer Disputes Suggested Treatment

Our client was a retired lady living with her husband on the south coast of NSW. On this occasion she was a rear seat passenger in the family car being driven by her husband. She was wearing her seatbelt. Whilst waiting at a red light, a motor vehicle being driven by a young woman rear…

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Can I Get Compensation If I Was Injured In An Accident a Long Time Ago?

Whether you’ve been injured in a motor vehicle accident, while at the gym or at work, you should be aware of the time limits for making a compensation claim. Compensation law covers a wide range of personal injury matters. The law categorises personal injuries occurring under different circumstances. For example: Motor vehicle accident claims Workers…

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School Student Injured in Motor Vehicle Accident

School Student Injured in Motor Vehicle Accident – Settlement Achieved

Our client was a secondary school student living with her family in country NSW. Following a motor vehicle accident, her mum and dad had approached their local family solicitor who recommended that Taylor & Scott should look after the case as they have a great deal of experience acting in motor accident cases and for…

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What Can be Claimed With a Whiplash Injury?

The most common injury suffered in motor vehicle accidents is whiplash. It may result from a rear-end crash, side or frontal vehicle collision – the force of the impact causes a severe jerk of the head in a forward and backward movement like a whip. The result is painful, strained or damaged neck muscles causing…

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Infant injured in motor vehicle accident

Infant Injured in Motor Vehicle Accident Awarded Damages

Our client’s mum made an appointment to see our motor accident compensation specialist lawyers when she became dissatisfied with the lawyers she had previously retained. At the conference, our client advised that her young daughter had been a passenger in a motor vehicle being driven by her dad when it was involved in an accident….

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Motor vehicle accident motorbike

Motorbike Rider Seriously Injured in Accident – Substantial Damages Awarded

Our client worked in the security industry. On this day, he was riding his motorbike to work when a car travelling in the opposite direction turned across his path seriously injuring our client. In the accident, he was knocked unconscious, received numerous injuries to his wrist, arm, elbow, shoulder, knee, ribs, back and a punctured…

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Pedestrian Knocked Down P-Plater

Librarian Knocked Down by Reversing Motor Vehicle

Recently our motor accident team here at Taylor & Scott concluded a claim for a librarian. Our client had finished work at the Library and was walking to the train station to go home. She needed to cross the road. She checked for vehicles, allowed one to pass her, saw that the way was clear…

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Motor Accident Claim Delivery Driver Pedestrian Knocked Down

Pedestrian Knocked Down – Liability Denied

HOW TAYLOR & SCOTT’S MOTOR ACCIDENT LAWYERS HELPED Our client was a delivery man going about his daily deliveries in Sydney. Tragically he was knocked down by a car and severely injured as he crossed a road making a delivery. In the accident he suffered a severe head injury as well as various orthopaedic injuries….

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Injured Pedestrian Wins Compensation

Injured Pedestrian Wins Compensation Although Contributory Negligence Alleged by Insurance Company

Our client was on her way to work. Having left the railway station, she was walking towards her workplace. At one point, she needed to cross a road. As she crossed, she heard a loud engine noise from a car coming around a corner nearby. Unfortunately, she was struck by the car and thrown into…

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Motor Vehicle Accident Successful Claim

Shop Assistant’s Life Ruined as a Result of Motor Vehicle Accident

Our client was a very loyal hardworking shop assistant working full time for one of the large supermarket chains. She enjoyed hard work and caring for her family. She did a lot around the home including mowing the lawn and washing her car as her husband worked away from home in the mining industry. Tragically…

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Motor Accident Contributory Negligence

Extremely Difficult Motor Accident Claim Success – Contributory Negligence

  FACTS OF MOTOR ACCIDENT INJURY CLAIM Our client was a front seat passenger in a motor vehicle being driven by his wife on a country road. It was late at night and our client and his wife had been to a hotel where alcohol had been consumed. Whilst driving home, our client’s wife lost…

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Motor Bike Rider Hit By Car

Motorbike Rider Hit by Car – It Pays to Get Expert Legal Advice Before Settlement

  FACTS OF MOTOR ACCIDENT CASE Our client was a carpenter who was riding his motorbike one weekend when a car pulled out into his path causing him to be thrown from his bike onto the bonnet of the motor vehicle. As a result of the car driver’s negligence, our client suffered injuries to his…

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Motor Vehicle Accident - Driver on the Phone

Motor Car Accident Injures Driver, Negligent Driver of Vehicle Behind “On The Phone”

FACTS OF MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT Our client had been out socially with friends. He was headed home. As he drove along, he noticed the traffic lights up ahead were changing to red. He slowed down and came to a stop at the lights. A vehicle driven by a young lady was travelling in the same…

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Car Accident - Lucky to Survive

Project Manager Lucky to Survive Car Accident

  CAR ACCIDENT CLAIM Our client was on his way to work in his utility. He stopped at a set of traffic lights in order to make a right hand turn. Without warning, a truck crashed into the back of his vehicle, tossing it into the air and flipping it on its side. Fortunately the…

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Car Accident Compensation - Rear End Collision

Car Accident Compensation Awarded to Client Injured in Rear End Collision

Recently the motor accident compensation legal team here at Taylor & Scott successfully concluded a claim for a lady driver who was rear ended in a motor vehicle accident. Our client had been on maternity leave and had arranged to visit work with her new baby to agree upon a suitable date to return to…

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Pushbike rider knocked from bike

Pushbike Rider Knocked from Bike Successfully Sues for Damages

  THE FACTS OF THE PUSHBIKE ACCIDENT Our client was riding his pushbike to work on the Lower North Shore. Suddenly a car pulled out from behind a bus and knocked our client from his pushbike. Our client had no chance to avoid the accident and suffered a number of injuries to his wrist, knee…

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Motorcycle Accident Successful Claim

Motorcycle Accident Rider Seeks Accident Compensation Out of Time

Motorcycle Accident Facts Our client came from Chile. Having completed his shift at work, he was heading home. A vehicle travelling behind him struck our client throwing him from his motorcycle. In the motorcycle accident, he was thrown about seventy metres down the road. Fortunately our client was wearing full leathers, a full face helmet…

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Pedestrian Entitlements to Compensation in a Motor Vehicle Accident

Pedestrian Hit By Car Awarded Compensation

Our Pedestrian Injury Compensation Lawyers led by Simon Meigan, recently concluded a car accident compensation claim for a widow. Our client had walked up to her local club after dinner to socialise with her friends.  On her way home whilst crossing the road in a marked pedestrian crossing, she was struck by a car and…

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93 Year Old Pedestrian Awarded Compensation After Being Hit By A Car

Our Pedestrian Injury Compensation Legal Team here at Taylor & Scott recently completed a motor accident claim for a lady 93 years of age. Our client was out shopping.  She attempted to cross a road in a marked pedestrian crossing when a car failed to give way to her, knocking her to the roadway and…

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Injured In A Car Accident, Labourer Retrains As A Carer

Taylor & Scott, car accredited compensation lawyers, successfully concluded an unusual case for a builders labourer who was badly injured in a motor vehicle accident. As a result of his car accident, our client suffered injuries to his back and neck, resulting in a period of hospitalisation and a long rehabilitation programme. Due to his…

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Persistence By Taylor & Scott Bicycle Accident Lawyers Pays Dividends

Our client was a 31 year old labourer who suffered a serious back injury whilst riding his bicycle home from work when he was hit from behind by a bus. He was unable to return to work after the injury and required two back operations. Once our client had undergone his final back operation and…

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Passenger in Car Accident Injured by Drunk Driver

Our motor accident legal team acted for a young man who had been drinking at a hotel with friends. Our client had separated from the friends for several hours.  Later that evening, he met up with one of the friends who offered him a lift home.  On the way home, the friend crashed his car. …

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One Million Plus Paid To Cyclist

The motor accident litigation team here at Taylor & Scott concluded a claim for a cyclist, injured, whilst riding home from work. Our client was hit from behind by a bus as he slowed down at an intersection. Initially, the cyclist thought he would recover from his injuries; in fact he had been able to…

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Harley Davidson Motor Accident Claim

Motorcycle Accident To Postie – Compensation Awarded

Our client is a Postie who was knocked from her bike by a car that turned across her path.  In the motorcycle accident, she suffered fractures to her collarbone, pelvis and several lacerations to her leg. Following surgery, there was a period of intense rehabilitation.  Over time, our client gradually built up her strength and…

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Motor Vehicle Accidents-and-Psychological -njuries

Car Accident Compensation Awarded After Car Fails To Stop At Red Light

Our client was a passenger in a motor vehicle being driven by his friend. Having a green light, they proceeded into an intersection when another vehicle came through the intersection on their left failing to stop on the red light. Unluckily our client took the full force of the impact on the passenger side of…

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Car Accident Tragedy Strikes Young Mother With Baby Yet To Be Born

The car accident legal team at Taylor & Scott completed a very sad case for a pregnant young lady whose partner was tragically killed in a car accident. Our client’s partner was a passenger in a motor vehicle when the driver lost control of his car killing himself and our client’s partner. Since his death,…

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Son Killed In Car Accident Dad Suffers Psychological Injury – Seeks Car Accident Compensation

The car accident compensation legal team at Taylor & Scott acted for the father of a boy tragically killed in a car accident. The father has suffered psychological problems since his son’s death.  These included depression, nightmares, sleeplessness, loss of appetite and problems at work. A nervous shock claim was commenced by Simon Meigan, Partner,…

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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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Pedestrian Knocked Down

Shopping Centre Motor Vehicle Accident Pedestrian Wins Claim

Recently, the motor accident team here at Taylor & Scott led by Simon Meigan, Partner, Accredited Specialist and expert in motor accident claims, successfully completed a claim for a lady shopper. Our client was wheeling her shopping trolley through the carpark of a large suburban shopping centre when a vehicle struck her trolley which in…

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Motorcycle Accident Rider “T-Boned” By Motor Vehicle

Our client had spent a long day at work as a plant operator. Having completed his shift, he was heading home to his family. A motor vehicle came from a side street on his left, failed to give way and “t-boned” our client on his motorbike. Luckily our client survived but was left with a…

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Unlucky Pedestrian Hit By Truck Tailgate

Recently, our pedestrian injury compensation legal team concluded a motor accident compensation claim for a very unlucky pedestrian. Our client was on her lunch break walking on the footpath when she was struck by the tailgate of a truck passing by. The driver of the truck had failed to secure the tailgate and as he…

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Minor Car Accident Turns Into Major Injury Car Accident Compensation Claim

Taylor & Scott’s car accident compensation lawyers acted for a country lady who was badly injured in a motor vehicle accident. After stopping following a minor accident, her vehicle was struck from behind crushing her between her car and the guardrail on the side of the road. Our client had already had more than her…

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French Tourist Injured In Motorcycle Accident Taylor & Scotts Car Accident Lawyers Secure Substantial Compensation

Our car accident compensation team of lawyers assisted a French tourist who had come to Australia on a working holiday. Our client had obtained a job and had purchased a motorbike to get to and from work. Riding to work one morning, he was struck by a car which had run a red light. In…

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Insurance Brokers Suffers Serious Injuries In a Car Accident Hit By a Drunk Driver

Recently the car accident lawyers here at Taylor & Scott completed a car accident compensation claim for an insurance broker. Mr T was driving home from a long day at his office when a car collided with our client ‘HEAD ON’. The driver of the vehicle at fault was over the limit when tested by…

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Motor Bike Rider Hit By Car

Inattentive 4-Wheel Driver Destroys Technician’s Life

Our client was a service technician sent out by his boss to do a job on a building site. In order to access the site, he had to walk down a pathway. Whilst doing so, a 4-wheel drive came along the pathway and struck our client. The driver admitted that he wasn’t keeping a proper…

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Loss Of Brother In Car Accident Devastates Older Sister

Recently, the litigation team here at Taylor & Scott acted for a lady whose younger brother was tragically killed in a motor vehicle accident. The family was extremely close. The accident has had a devastating effect on our client who continues to suffer to this day. There is not a day goes by when our…

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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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Freak Accident In Family Car Devastates Young Woman

Our client was heading to work as a painter and decorator in a country town. Riding his motorcycle, he was struck by a car which failed to stop and give way at a Stop sign. Our client was thrown from his bike and suffered serious injury to his hip. A period of hospitalisation and rehabilitation…

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Motorcyclist Suffers Broken Hip When Struck By A Car Which Failed To Stop At Stop Sign

Our client was heading to work as a painter and decorator in a country town. Riding his motorcycle, he was struck by a car which failed to stop and give way at a Stop sign. Our client was thrown from his bike and suffered serious injury to his hip. A period of hospitalisation and rehabilitation…

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Elderly Pedestrian Hit By Car Whilst Crossing Road

Recently, our motor accident law team here at Taylor & Scott successfully completed a claim for an elderly pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle. Our client who had been out shopping, had alighted from the bus and was crossing the street when about half way across she was struck by a passing car. As a…

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Sunday Ride Ends In Disaster

Recently, Taylor & Scott acted for a lady who was a pillion passenger on her husband’s motorbike. Both are very experienced motorbike riders – he as a driver and she as a pillion passenger. During a Sunday afternoon ride, a truck they were following braked suddenly (it had no brake light illuminated) and in order…

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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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Elderly Passenger In Country NSW Suffers Serious Injuries At Intersection In Car Accident

Our client was an elderly passenger in her husband’s motor vehicle when it came into collision with another vehicle at an intersection in a country town in NSW. At the time, our client’s husband was driving her to visit a specialist in the town. As a result of the accident, our client suffered serious injuries…

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