TAC medical excess payments – Can they be avoided?

TAC medical excess payments refer to the amount payable by an injured person for medical treatment outside of hospital before the TAC can start paying the expenses. Where a person has been involved in a motor vehicle accident and has an accepted TAC claim, that person must pay the first $629 for medical treatment for … Continued

Spinal Impairments Decrease for TAC Accidents

Recent legislative changes have altered the way in which spinal injuries are to be assessed by medical practitioners. These changes affect people injured in transport accidents but do not have any impact on people who are covered by the WorkCover scheme.

Government Support for Bourke Street Survivors

The Andrews Government has shown its clear intention to support those who have suffered from the events on Bourke Street on Friday 20th January. Support such as counselling, medical treatment and loss of income compensation is available to anyone who is suffering or has lost income following the events either due to physical injury or … Continued

Transport accident victim rights in car accidents causing death

Transport Accident Commission and Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal rights in car accidents causing death Is an injury always necessary for someone to be paid compensation as a result of a transport accident in Victoria? This question arose in a recent case handled by Arnold Dallas McPherson. Tragically, the case involved a car accident resulting in … Continued