A Guide to Bicycle Accidents and Injury Claims in Western Australia

Motor Legal - Bicycle Cyclist Accident Injury

The explosion of cycling activity on our roads in recent years has unfortunately resulted in a rise in the number of road accidents involving death and injury to cyclists. Nationally, in the 30 years between 1989-2018, nearly 50,000 road users lost their lives and 1,315 of them were cyclists (Road Crash Database). That figure does…

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The Role of Physiotherapy in the Treatment of Whiplash Injuries

Motor Legal - Physio Whiplash Injury

The most common type of injuries we see after a motor vehicle accident are soft tissue injuries, commonly known as “whiplash” injuries. This term simply describes the mechanism of the typical car crash injury, namely a sudden forwards and backwards jerking of the neck, back and shoulders (flexion and extension) caused by the sudden impact…

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What Types of Treatment Work for Whiplash Injuries?

What Is Whiplash? Whiplash is an acceleration-deceleration injury that generally occurs as a result of a rear end or side impact car accident. It is a very prominent issue that can affect victims of a car accident as a direct result of another driver’s negligence. In Australia, there are 106 cases for every 100,000 people…

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What Exactly is a Whiplash Injury?

Injuries caused by and during car accidents can range in severity. A whiplash injury is a common but potentially serious injury most often associated with car accidents such as auto collisions. Getting whiplash can be both painful and debilitating, so it is important to be able to recognise the cause when it comes to claiming…

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Psychological Impact In Crash Claims

A frequently neglected aspect of a crash is the psychological impact on the individuals involved. In some, but not all cases, the stressful and traumatic events of a road traffic accident can induce a psychological injury. Primarily because the events of a crash are so far from the realm of ordinary experiences, they can cause…

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Medical Evidence In Personal Injury Claims – What To Expect

Sustaining injuries in a car crash is not only traumatic but can significantly impact your quality of life and leave you with hefty medical bills. To make the best of your situation, it is important to know how to claim for personal injury compensation from your CTP (compulsory third party) insurer and how to obtain…

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How To Find A Good Personal Injury Lawyer

How To Find A Good Personal Injury Lawyer

Unexpected injuries can happen in life, and dealing with them can be very difficult. If you obtain an injury through a car accident, you will need a good personal injury lawyer to help you to get the right compensation that you deserve. Life can be very stressful after an accident, especially if your injury has…

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How To Make A Personal Injury Claim

How To Make A Personal Injury Claim

If you’re a regular driver, the chances are that you might be involved in a road accident at some point in your life. This is especially so considering the fact that drivers these days may be more distracted with mobile phones etc which result in a loss of concentration on the road. The weather can…

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How To Make A Motorbike Accident Claim

If you or a family member has been injured due to, in some part, someone else’s negligent driving, it is imperative that you seek the advice of an expert injury lawyer and lodge a motorbike accident claim. The benefits and overall compensation owed to you can vary, depending on the location of the accident as…

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How to Find a Suitable Car Accident Injury Lawyer

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If you have sustained a personal injury from a car crash, then chances are you will require a car accident injury lawyer to help you. Finding the right road accident lawyer is a crucial part of the process of getting the compensation claim that you deserve. Finding this person is not always as easy as…

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How To Find A Bicycle Accident Injury Lawyer

If you have just suffered an injury due to a bicycle accident, whether it is on the roads or a footpath, there may be legal options available to you under WA law. Your ability to make a claim and the extents of your rights depend on a variety of factors including the gravity of your…

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Everything You Need To Know About Whiplash Compensation

Car accidents are an unfortunate yet frequent reality in Australia. For this reason, Western Australia makes use of a compulsory third party (CTP) insurance scheme known as the Insurance Commission of Western Australia. One of the primary goals of this statutory corporation is to provide injury insurance to WA motorists. Simply put, if you suffer…

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What Compensation You Can Expect After a Car Accident

Car accidents can cause a lot of stress and trouble. Besides the possible physical injuries, there can be all sorts of damages, costs and repercussions involved. Through all of these difficulties, it is important that you take the right steps to protect yourself. At Motorlegal, we aim to protect these rights and ensure that all…

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How To Make A Successful Car Accident Injury Claim

Motor vehicle accidents are one of the most common accidents that occur in Australia today. Thousands of people are involved in car accidents every year, with many of these cases not being dealt with timeously or in the right way. Many Australians are unaware of the correct procedure to follow when putting in a car…

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Multiple Accidents – Case Study

Car Accident

I recently acted for a very unfortunate lady who was involved in five separate car accidents in the space of 16 months. None of the car accidents were her fault but it is an extreme example of the difficulties you sometimes face when dealing with motor vehicle personal injury claims. Each incident had to be…

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8 Common Car Accident Injuries

Car Accident Injuries

If you’ve ever been involved in a car accident of any kind, you know firsthand how much of a shock to the system it can be. Even if you don’t sustain any serious injuries, you’re often left ruminating over the accident, replaying it in your mind for weeks on end. If you are ever in…

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Understanding Car Accident Compensation

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At Motorlegal, our aim is to protect the rights of injured motorists and their passengers by ensuring they get the compensation they deserve after an accident. This usually involves claiming compensation for both out-of-pocket expenses and non-pecuniary losses, primarily for pain and suffering. At Motorlegal, we’re here to serve you and ensure that the right…

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What You Should Do After a Car Accident

Car Accident - What To Do

There’s no way around it – being involved in a car accident is traumatic. Most people tend not to think about what will happen if they have an accident. But having an experienced accident claims lawyer available to guide you in the aftermath of an accident can be helpful; to explain the process, your rights…

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