The Transport Accident Commission (TAC) is the insurer
for all injuries in Victorian motor vehicle accidents.
When you pay to register a car, part of that payment goes to the TAC which pays benefits to people who are injured in road accidents (no matter whose fault the accident was). Even if you were injured by an unidentified driver you will still have a TAC claim. The TAC will make decisions about your benefits but they won’t give you legal advice, and without a lawyer acting for you they won’t give you all the compensation you deserve.
Watch this short video to see Lawyer and TAC expert Megan Caines show you how to lodge a TAC claim in just 5 easy steps:
Still unsure where to start? Don’t know if you have a claim? Call Polaris and we’ll set you straight with free initial advice and help lodging your claim.
Polaris has a highly experienced team of road safety experts – we know every corner of the road accident legal system and know how to get you everything you’re entitled to.
There are three ways a decision can be reviewed – informally, through a dispute resolution process or though the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal.
You should always get advice from a TAC expert if you are injured on the road or due to a motor vehicle. Cyclists injured in Victoria are only covered by the TAC scheme in limited situations, including: