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Catastrophic Injuries Support Scheme

Catastrophic Injury Support Scheme: Car Crash Claims Western Australia The Catastrophic Injuries Support Scheme cares for People catastrophically injured in car accidents who need lifetime care, support and treatment. That cost is significant. It can range between $3million to $15million or more. The issue is who pays for the lifetime care and treatment? If the injured person is injured by a negligent driver then that injured person can potentially claim against the negligent driver. But what if the person cannot prove that [...]

June 17th, 2022|Insights into Injury Law|

Download Your PAYG Summary

Download Your PAYG Summary From myGov in 9 Steps   Locating and downloading your PAYG Summaries can be difficult if you are not familiar with the Australian Tax Office (ATO) myGov page. To find these documents, you will need to do the following steps: -   Follow these links for similar steps on how to download your Notice of Assessments or Income Tax Returns from the ATO myGov page.   1.Go to My.Gov.au on your desktop web browser. You must use a [...]

June 15th, 2022|How-To and Guides|

Download Your Notice of Assessment

Download Your Notice of Assessment From myGov in 10 Steps   Locating and downloading your Notices of Assessment can be difficult if you are not familiar with the Australian Tax Office (ATO) myGov page. To find these documents, you will need to do the following steps: -   Follow these links for similar steps on how to download your PAYG Summaries or Income Tax Returns from the ATO myGov page.   1.Go to My.Gov.au on your desktop web browser. You must use [...]

June 15th, 2022|How-To and Guides|

Download Your Income Tax Return

Download Your Income Tax Return From myGov in 10 Steps   Locating your Income Tax Returns can be difficult if you are not familiar with the Australian Tax Office (ATO) myGov page. To find these documents, you will need to do the following steps: - Follow these links for similar steps on how to download your PAYG Summaries or Notices of Assessments from the ATO myGov page. 1.Go to My.Gov.au on your desktop web browser. You must use a computer for this [...]

June 15th, 2022|How-To and Guides|

Car Accident Claim Perth – what to do first

Car Accident Claim Perth - what to do first I’ve completed the Insurance Commission online crash report, is that all I have to do for my Car Accident Claim? The short answer is: NO. Section 29 of the Motor Vehicle (Third Party Insurance) Act 1943 says that if you want to claim compensation for injuries suffered in a car accident, that you must then: give notice in writing of your intention to make a claim; and use the prescribed form to do [...]

June 7th, 2022|Insights into Injury Law|

Can Facebook Posts Be Used In Your Injury Claim?

Can Facebook Posts Be Used In Your Injury Claim? The NSW case of Digby v The Compass Institute Inc & Anor [2015] QSC 308 illustrates how a Court took into account what a claimant was posting on Facebook when assessing her injury claim for compensation. Digby suffered a shoulder injury and a psychiatric injury and claimed compensation. She alleged that her injuries caused her to become socially isolated. During the trial the Court ordered Digby to show the Court her Facebook records. [...]

June 1st, 2022|Insights into Injury Law|

Client Testimonials

G’day Lian(and Jason)

on behalf of Lilly, thank you very much for the speed and professionalism you have demonstrated throughout the handling of this case.

From the beginning you showed us what to do or not do and the benefits that could/may be achieved.

We have not dealt with lawyers before, but have heard some horrific stories.

From the beginning you made us feel very comfortable and that you were not here to rip us off.

Again, thank you.

Keith

Lilly M.

It is a pretty harrowing experience being involved in a workers compensation claim. But not with Lian Hall and his team. His knowledge is second to none and most importantly, Lian and his team are always contactable.  I found throughout my workers compensation claim journey that being contactable was the single most important aspect for me. Pick up the phone. Make the call. No question too big or small. Lian was always there. He understands people. He gets it. Highly Recommended.” 

M.K.

“I had a motorcycle in June 2019, I was left with significant disabilities preventing me from working in my previous occupation. Straight away I was angry with the other driver and starting falling into states of depression not knowing what was going to happen with my future. I was recommended Mr Lian Hall by a friend, after the first meeting I knew what the process was going to be, he gave me excellent straight cut no bullshit advice along the way, I could email or call him anytime and get an immediate response. Little things like quick responses made me feel better, Lian was unknowingly acting as a counselor by sending an email or a quick call just checking in on me which kept me from getting down again. It was a long road but I was blessed the day I got Lian’s’ number, they’ve done marvelous work for me. I was very happy with the outcome. I can’t thank Lian and Jason enough.”

N.D.

“I had a car accident 6 years ago and needed some legal help.   Lian Hall and Jason Rogers were kind enough to help me out, over this time they invested many hours of research to get me the best possible outcome.

My case was very complicated but they had no problem in getting things done.  I found them to be very thorough and professional at all times, but mostly they were very friendly and easy to talk to and very friendly.

I have no problem recommending them to anyone who needs help.  I had a good outcome and I am a very happy man”

T.H.

Frequently Asked Questions

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It is always worth looking into your claim and getting advice. We have seen people who feel ok after an accident but then as time goes by injuries don’t go away, they start to become symptomatic and you need treatment. Do not be in a rush to dismiss your claim. Have somebody look into it and get experienced advice.

Nothing. We are always happy to chat and discuss what’s on your mind about your accident or existing claim. You will not be charged for the initial chat or consultation.

  • You need to chat to your employers HR and get a Workers Compensation Claim form. Or you can download the form from: https://www.workcover.wa.gov.au/
  • You then need to have your GP complete First Certificate of Capacity.
  • Both forms will need to be handed to your employer.
  • This must be done as soon as reasonably possible after your injury. If you wait too long there could be difficulties in getting your claim accepted.
  • It is important to start your claim with the correct information and processes. Call us for a chat.

Workers Compensation claims are slightly different to other types of claims. In workers’ comp claims you will usually claim your lost earnings, treatment and vocational rehabilitation expenses and travel, and possibly a lump sum if you want to redeem your entitlements.

In Common Law claims, such as car accident and public liability claims, you can potentially claim:

  • Pain and suffering;
  • Loss of amenities;
  • Your lost wages;
  • Any loss of wages into the future;
  • The lost contributions to your superannuation fund;
  • Treatment expenses;
  • The value of any services provided by family and friends;
  • Travel costs

Once fault is determined, injury law is designed to compensate you for your injuries. As a general guide, once your injuries have medically stabilized your losses can be assessed. In other words, once your doctor is happy that they can project what treatment you will likely need, the effect of your injuries and restrictions on your employment, your prognosis etc, then you claim can progress to an assessment and settlement. Each case will be different. The longer it takes for your injuries to stabilize, the longer your claim will take to settle.

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