If a motor vehicle involved in a transport accident was unregistered or uninsured, this can impact the injured person’s eligibility to compensation under the TAC scheme.
Understandably, many Victorians are concerned about the effect COVID-19 will have on the progress of their personal injury claim. They want to know whether it will affect their ability to get [...]
In this article, we review a case in relation to a serious injury application for psychological injury as a result of a road accident, which ultimately ended up in the courts.
The TAC protocols govern the conduct of TAC and personal injury lawyers before any litigation. Polaris is proud to be a participant. Polaris participates in the protocols because we believe the [...]
Most people assume that they own their own medical records. After all, the records contain some immensely personal information about our health and medical treatment. In this article, we look at [...]
After being injured while getting medical treatment in Victoria, people often ask us, “Am I out of time to make a claim for compensation?” The short answer is that getting advice and finding out [...]
In Victoria, almost all claims for personal injury compensation are subject to “caps” and “thresholds” under the law. These limit the amount of compensation you can receive if you are injured or [...]
In this article, we will look at some of the other legal implications (other than workers compensation or medical negligence) of COVID for individuals and businesses, and answer this question: [...]
For many Victorian workers, there is heightened anxiety about returning to the workplace after weeks (or months) of working from home. Some workers may be considering what happens if you contract [...]
With disruptions across the globe due to COVID-19, many people are either repatriating from Australia back to their home country or caught overseas and unable to return to Australia. In this [...]