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Car Accident Lawyers

Involved in a car accident? You may be entitled to compensation.

Car Accident Lawyers Sydney

One of the most critical pieces of advice that our Car Accident Lawyers give our clients to act quickly. In NSW, there are strict time limits for lodging personal injury claims. Generally, a claim must be made within six months of the accident, although there are some exceptions to this rule.

Moreover, the sooner you engage our Car Accident Lawyers after an incident, the better your chances of building a strong case. Evidence can disappear or degrade over time, witnesses’ memories can fade, and crucial documentation may become more difficult to obtain.

It’s important to note that car accident compensation in Sydney and throughout New South Wales isn’t limited solely to incidents involving passenger vehicles.  If you are injured in a motor vehicle accident after 1 December 2017, your rights are governed by the Motor Accident Injuries Act. This scheme covers drivers and passengers involved in a car accident as well as pedestrians, motorcycle riders, cyclists and injuries suffered on public transport.

Beilby Poulden Costello are able to offer expert advice for your personal circumstances.  We understand the devastating impact that a motor vehicle accident can have upon you and your family.

The scheme is complex and there are a significant number of time limits.  We are able to assist you by:

  1. Explaining the claims process.
  2. Gathering evidence in support of your claim.
  3. Negotiating with the insurer in respect of any dispute about your claim.
  4. Offering advice and making sure that the compensation that is paid to you is fair and just.
  5. Negotiating your damages claim and if necessary presenting your claim before the Court.

It is important that you seek legal advice without delay to ensure that your rights are protected. Please call our personal injury lawyers at BPC today.

One of the primary reasons to engage our Car Accident Lawyers at BPC is our ability to level the playing field when dealing with insurance companies. Insurance providers often have teams of lawyers working to minimise payouts. Without proper legal representation, accident victims may find themselves at a significant disadvantage, potentially accepting settlements far below what they’re entitled to receive.

Our Car Accident Lawyers in Sydney offer a range of services to their clients, including:

  1. Case Evaluation: Assessing the merits of a claim and advising clients on the best course of action.
  2. Evidence Gathering: Collecting police reports, witness statements, medical records, and other crucial evidence to support the claim.
  3. Negotiation: Engaging with insurance companies and other parties to secure fair settlements.
  4. Litigation: Representing clients in court if a fair settlement cannot be reached through negotiation.
  5. Legal Guidance: Advising clients on their rights and obligations throughout the claims process

Start your online claim check now. Or, if you have a question, get in touch with our team

Frequently Ask
Questions

We are probably Sydney’s most awarded personal injury law firm. Take advantage of our free, no-obligation consultation to find out where you stand.

A motor accident is an incident or accident involving the use or operation of a motor vehicle that causes death or injury to a person during driving of the vehicle or a collision or a dangerous situation caused by the driving of a vehicle.

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This is general advice only and you should seek legal advice in relation to your specific circumstances.

All motor vehicles that are driven on public roads in NSW are required to hold a compulsory third party insurance policy as a condition of the vehicle’s registration.

The policy is uncapped and compensation is dependent upon the entitlements set out in the legislation.

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This is general advice only and you should seek legal advice in relation to your specific circumstances.

If the accident occurred on a public road, SIRA (State Insurance Regulatory Authority) will appoint an insurer to administer and pay for the claim.

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This is general advice only and you should seek legal advice in relation to your specific circumstances.

You need to send a Personal Injury Claim Form to the insurance company within three months of the date of the motor vehicle accident.

However, the insurer will not make weekly payments of compensation until the claim form is served unless it is sent to the insurer within 28 days of the accident.

There are many time limits in the legislation and you should seek legal advice without delay to protect your rights.

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This is general advice only and you should seek legal advice in relation to your specific circumstances.

For many compensation claims, we offer a no-win, no-fee agreement.  That means you only pay legal fees if you receive compensation from the insurer.

In motor vehicle accident claims, you will not receive a bill from us if you receive less than $75,000.00.   If the claim is worth more than that, the insurer will pay approximately two-thirds of your legal costs and you will be required to pay the balance from the settlement or verdict when recovered.

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This is general advice only and you should seek legal advice in relation to your specific circumstances.

Our Car Accident Lawyers

Find out more about our team of experienced car accident lawyers.

Courtenay Poulden
Partner
Personal Injury Law Specialist
Sydney
(02) 8280 6900
Scott Hall-Johnston
Partner
Personal Injury Law Specialist
Sydney
(02) 8280 6900
Mark Nelson
Partner
Personal Injury Law Specialist
Sydney
(02) 8280 6900
Kate Henderson
Partner
Personal Injury Law Specialist
Sydney
(02) 8280 6900
Tim Driscoll
Tim Driscoll
Associate
Sydney
(02) 8280 6900
Nida Warraich
Nida Warraich
Solicitor
Sydney
(02) 8280 6900
David Pink
Solicitor
Sydney
(02) 8280 6900
Olivia Hall
Paralegal
Sydney
(02) 8280 6900
Tania Jashnany - Paralegal at BPC Lawyers
Tania Jashnany
Paralegal
Sydney
(02) 8280 6900
Izabelle Lac - Paralagel
Izabelle Lac
Paralegal
Sydney
(02) 8280 6900
Jack Robson - Paralegal at BPC Lawyers
Jack Robson
Paralegal
Sydney
(02) 8280 6900

Industry Awards:

BPC Lawyers is recognised by the Doyles Guide in the area of motor vehicle compensation:

  • Leading Motor Vehicle Compensation Law Firm (Plaintiff) – New South Wales, 2023;
  • Leading Motor Vehicle Compensation Law Firm (Plaintiff) – New South Wales, 2022;
  • Leading Motor Vehicle Compensation Law Firm (Plaintiff) – New South Wales, 2021.

Courtenay Poulden

  • Leading Motor Vehicle Accident Compensation Lawyers (Plaintiff) – New South Wales, 2023;
  • Leading Motor Vehicle Accident Compensation Lawyers (Plaintiff) – New South Wales, 2022
  • Leading Motor Vehicle Accident Compensation Lawyers (Plaintiff) – New South Wales, 2021.

Scott Hall-Johnston

  • Preeminent Motor Vehicle Accident Compensation Lawyers (Plaintiff) – New South Wales, 2023;
  • Preeminent Motor Vehicle Accident Compensation Lawyers (Plaintiff) – New South Wales, 2022;
  • Preeminent Motor Vehicle Accident Compensation Lawyers (Plaintiff) – New South Wales, 2021.

Mark Nelson

  • Preeminent Motor Vehicle Accident Compensation Lawyers (Plaintiff) – New South Wales, 2023;
  • Preeminent Motor Vehicle Accident Compensation Lawyers (Plaintiff) – New South Wales, 2022;
  • Preeminent Motor Vehicle Accident Compensation Lawyers (Plaintiff) – New South Wales, 2021.

Kate Henderson

  • Recommended Motor Vehicle Accident Compensation Lawyers (Plaintiff) – New South Wales, 2023;
  • Recommended Motor Vehicle Accident Compensation Lawyers (Plaintiff) – New South Wales, 2022;
  • Recommended Motor Vehicle Accident Compensation Lawyers (Plaintiff) – New South Wales, 2021.

Tim Driscoll

  • Recommended Motor Vehicle Accident Compensation Lawyers (Plaintiff) – New South Wales, 2022;
  • Recommended Motor Vehicle Accident Compensation Lawyers (Plaintiff) – New South Wales, 2022.

BPC has also been recognised by Best Lawyers.

Best Lawyers is a respected peer review publication of the legal profession.

Best Lawyers 2025 - BPC Lawyers