Car Accident Claims Getting Compensation

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If you've been involved in a motor vehicle accident, Slater and Gordon are here to help you navigate the complex process of claiming compensation. With over 80 years of experience, we've successfully handled cases like yours and are dedicated to supporting you through your recovery.

Car Accident Claims: Your Guide to Getting Compensation

Understanding Your Entitlements

Types of Injuries

Road accidents can result in various physical and psychological injuries, including but not limited to:

  • Brain injury
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Fractures
  • Whiplash
  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Nervous shock/psychological injuries
  • Scarring

Learn more about common road accident injuries to understand your situation better.

Making a Claim

Claim Eligibility

You may make a claim if:

  • Injured in a car or motorcycle accident
  • Involved in a truck accident
  • A child or dependent injured on the road
  • Pedestrian or cyclist in a road accident
  • Injured on public transport
  • Suffered psychological trauma due to a family member's fatal injury on the road
  • Injured in a work-related motor vehicle accident

Act promptly; in most cases, a TAC compensation claim must be lodged within 12 months of the accident. Seek legal advice as soon as possible to understand your options.

Online Claim Check

Find out if you have a claim in just 3 minutes with our Online Claim Check.

Your Entitlements

Even if you were at fault, you may be entitled to:

  • Medical expenses and care
  • Weekly payments for loss of income
  • Lump sum impairment benefits
  • Other expenses like rehabilitation equipment and home/vehicle modifications

Common Law Claims

In cases where another party is at fault, a common law claim may be applicable. This claim can provide additional compensation for pain, suffering, loss of enjoyment of life, and financial loss.

Our Support

Experience Matters

With over 85 years of experience, our team specializes in Motor Vehicle Accident claims.

No Win, No Fee*

Our No Win - No Fee* arrangement ensures you don't pay legal fees unless your case is successful. Access legal representation without financial barriers.

The Claim Process

Step-by-Step Guide

Every TAC case is unique, but the general process includes:

  1. Free initial appointment
  2. Claim initiation
  3. Gathering evidence
  4. Joint medical examinations
  5. Resolving your case

Filing a Police Report

After a motor vehicle accident, filing a police report is vital to protect your legal rights. It's a crucial step in the claim process.

Meet Our Team

Work with a dedicated team of legal experts led by professionals like:

  • Craig Lynch, Head of Work and Road Claims
  • Susan Accary, Head of Work and Road Claims

More Information

Explore additional information on:

  • Common road and transport accident injuries
  • Children's claims
  • Claims for car, motorcycle, bicycle, and public transport accidents
  • Making a TAC claim


Navigating a motor vehicle accident claim can be daunting, but with Slater and Gordon, you're not alone. Trust our expertise to guide you towards the compensation you deserve.

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