Biography

David Ford was admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales in 1979.

Since August 2015, David has been practising as Special Counsel with BPC Lawyers.

David graduated Bachelor of Arts, Sydney University in 1975 and Bachelor of Law from Sydney University in 1978.

Since the beginning of his law career, David has always specialised in personal injury claims. David was in the first group of practitioners who became Personal Injury Accredited Specialists in May 1993. He was a past member of the Law Society Special Accreditation Personal Injury Law Advisory Committee having been appointed in 2006.

David is a Claims Assessor appointed by the State Insurance Regulatory Authority (SIRA) and has held such appointment since 2003 and in March 2018 he was appointed as a Dispute Resolution Service Decision Maker at SIRA under the new Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017.

He is a member of the Australian Lawyers Alliance, an organisation which represents Plaintiff lawyers throughout Australia. He is also a member of the Aviation Law Association of Australia and New Zealand Limited (ALAANZ).

Associations

  • Australian Lawyers Alliance
  • State Insurance Regulatory Authority Claims Assessor
  • Aviation Law Association of Australia and New Zealand Limited

If you think you have a claim that you would like David to handle, please call us on 02 8280 6900 or use the contact form to send us your details.

Industry Awards

  • Recommended Motor Vehicle Accident Compensation Lawyers (Plaintiff) – New South Wales, 2019.

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How David Can Help You

Accredited Specialist Personal Injury Law (NSW)

Road Accidents

If you have been injured in a road accident, either as a driver/rider, passenger or pedestrian it’s likely that you will be entitled to compensation.

Work Accidents

If you have been injured at work, on your way to or from work, you may be entitled to compensation.

Public Accidents

If you have been injured in a public place (shopping centre, hotel, gym etc) because of the negligence of the owner it’s likely that you will be able to make a claim.

Medical Negligence

We can help you seek compensation if you have suffered injury as a result of a medical opinion or procedure that was or went wrong. Very strict time limits apply in these matters.

Superannuation Claims

If injured at work, you may also be able to make a claim through your superannuation account.

Product Liability

If you suffer an injury as a result of some goods or products which you feel may have been the fault of the manufacturer or distributor, you may be entitled to compensation.

Articles by David

Are You Unrepresented in a CTP Claim?

Claiming compensation after a motor vehicle accident can be a very complex process. The introduction of the Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017 (‘MAI Act’) in December 2017 (which replaced the former Motor Accident Compensation Act 1999) introduced a no-fault statutory compensation scheme covering medical treatment expenses and lost wages for a period of up to… Read More »Are You Unrepresented in a CTP Claim?

What to Do After You’ve Had a Motor Vehicle Accident

On our increasingly busy roads it’s inevitable that motor vehicle accidents occur. In the best-case scenario it’s only the machines involved that are damaged but unfortunately, in many cases, drivers and passengers will also experience injury. Because motor vehicle accidents are common there is a well-established system for dealing with compensation claims by people who… Read More »What to Do After You’ve Had a Motor Vehicle Accident

What Rights do I have if a Motor Vehicle Accident is My Fault in New South Wales?

If you are the ‘at fault’ driver in a New South Wales car crash and need to know where you stand in legal terms, there is good news and bad news. The bad news is that, depending on the circumstances, you could be in big trouble. The good news is that you also have rights.… Read More »What Rights do I have if a Motor Vehicle Accident is My Fault in New South Wales?