We review a case where Polaris Lawyers was able to resolve the client’s common law claim for injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident without the need to go to court; achieving a [...]
In this article, we review the case of Marc White v TAC ; a cyclist injured in a road accident in 2015 where the TAC denied the plaintiff’s ‘serious injury application’.
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 [...]
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 [...]
Compensation payouts for personal injury are generally one-off payments made for long term injuries and losses. With often large sums of money being involved, it’s important that recipients seek [...]
In Victoria, you are generally not required to pay tax from lump sum compensation you receive from a personal injury claim. However, compensation payouts can still have important tax [...]