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About the Queensland National Injury Insurance Scheme (NIIS)

When you are making the CTP claim by filling out the Notice of Accident Claim Form, there will be a question asking whether you are a participant of the National Injury Insurance Scheme Queensland. So, what is the National Injury Insurance Scheme Queensland (NIISQ)?

About the “Nominal Defendant”
About the “Nominal Defendant”

We have mentioned in the previous article that you will need to complete the Notice of Accident Claim Form (NOAC Form) and submit it to the ‘at fault’ vehicle’s insurer if you intend to make the CTP claim in a motor vehicle accident. However, what if the “at fault” vehicle is unidentified, for example, in a hit and run situation, or uninsured/unregistered when the motor vehicle does not have CTP insurance? In these situations, can you still make a claim? And to whom should you lodge the NOAC forms?

What are the steps for a Motor Vehicle Accident CTP Claim?

According to Motor Accident Insurance Act 1994, individuals who can prove their injuries were caused by another person’s negligence may be eligible to claim compensation. Please note you have up to three years from when the accident occurred to make the claim which means any claim made after 3 years of the subject accident will be statutory barred. There are specific steps that must be taken before you can make a claim. This article will briefly talk about steps and hopefully it can give you a general understanding about how the process of making a CTP claim works.

What can be claimed from a CTP insurer?
What can be claimed from a CTP insurer?

Generally speaking, there are a few heads of damages you can claim pursuant to Civil Liability Act 2003 and Civil Liability Regulation 2014:-

  • General damages;
  • Past special damages plus interest;
  • Future special damages;
  • Gratuitous services;
  • Past Economic loss plus interest and loss of superannuation; and
  • Future Economic loss plus loss of superannuation.

This article will briefly talk about what does each head of damages mean and the methodology the court uses to calculate the compensation amount.

关于“提升费用”和“50/50 规则”

如果您签订了“不赢不收费”的费用协议,您应该注意,您的律师可能会在您的案件胜诉时应支付的任何费用之外收取额外费用。 这是因为律师事务所承担了运行您的案件的费用,并承担案件可能不成功的风险,在这种情况下,他们可能无法获得服务报酬......

What you should know about ‘no win – no fee’ costs agreement?
关于“不赢 - 不收费”费用协议,您应该了解什么?

“不赢 – 不收费”协议是有条件的费用协议。 根据第 323 条 2007 年法律职业法 (法案),有条件的费用协议是指支付部分或全部法律费用的条件是您的事情的成功结果。 律师及其委托人在任何情况下都可以达成此类安排,刑事事项或家庭法事项除外。 最常见的案件是人身伤害索赔和某些类型的死者遗产问题...

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