Australians Alerted To Proposed Changes To Motor Accident Compensation Laws
In the Victorian scheme there are no payments made for gratuitous domestic assistance. At the present time in New South Wales, persons who are injured can receive assistance from friends or relatives with self-care and domestic chores but such assistance must be not less than 6 hours per week and for a period not less than 6 months. The rate is legislated by statute at $29.44 per hour and is CPI indexed.
If the present legislation is changed, Beilby Poulden Costello Lawyers believes there is cause for concern in ascertaining the entry level or threshold for access to common law benefits. Most objective observers of the proposed changes are concerned that the CTP scheme will not provide adequate economic loss compensation in most cases – meaning that those who cannot afford to pay for separate income protection insurance will be left ‘high and dry’.
Mr Mark Nelson, Partner of Beilby Poulden Costello Lawyers said, “more than ever, injured persons need to consult experienced practitioners in the area of personal injury litigation and seek the assistance of solicitors who have many years’ experience in personal injury claims.”
Beilby Poulden Costello Lawyers offers the services of accredited personal injury law specialists who are ready to assist members of the community.
About Beilby Poulden Costello Lawyers
Beilby Poulden Costello Lawyers is a leading Sydney legal practice with accredited motor accident compensation lawyers. The practice has its origins as a legal practice started by Barry Beilby in 1975. The business expanded significantly in 1993 when the practice merged with that of Flannery Mura & Costello, a firm specialising in Compensation law.
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Beilby Poulden Costello Lawyers
Mr Mark Nelson
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