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Motorbike crashes can result in devastating injuries. You may be entitled to compensation if you’ve been hurt in an accident that wasn’t your fault. To help you understand the claims process, these are some of the most frequently asked questions relating to motorbike accident compensation. Do I qualify for a motorbike accident compensation claim? Your

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Driving when you’re sleepy is dangerous – not just for you, but for everyone on the road. While you may think you can keep yourself alert by blasting the stereo and lowering the temperature on the air-conditioning, this won’t stop you from falling asleep behind the wheel. Protect the safety of yourself and everyone else

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Car accidents are an unavoidable part of life. Even if you manage to avoid being involved in a crash yourself, chances are you’ll know someone who isn’t as lucky. All it takes is a split second of lapsed concentration for things to go wrong on the road, and even experienced drivers can make mistakes (or

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Whiplash injuries can be extremely debilitating. They often occur in car accidents, when a person’s neck gets jerked back and forth abruptly. The pain associated with whiplash is typically caused by soft tissue damage, and it can last anywhere from a few days to several months. If you have sustained a neck injury, you should

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Recovering from a car accident can be difficult. If you have sustained serious injuries or incurred financial losses, your standard of living may suffer. Rather than trying to deal with the aftermath of the accident without any support, claiming damages can help you get back on your feet. To ensure you receive an appropriate amount

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Anyone can be involved in a motor vehicle accident. Even if you avoid taking risks on the road, it’s impossible to control the actions of other drivers. This is why third party insurance is compulsory in Australia. Across all states and territories, every car must be covered. Failing to insure your car can result in

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Self-driving cars are no longer just a sci-fi fantasy. Global tech companies are racing to come up with driverless car designs, leading to rapid development. With so many people striving to perfect the formula, the automated vehicle movement is essentially unstoppable. However, it’s important to consider the potential implications of this technology. If you’re wondering

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Would you know what to do if you noticed a dangerous driver? From hooning to ignoring the road rules, many accidents are caused by risk-taking behaviour. If you see someone driving erratically, you can help prevent an accident. However, deciding what to do in this situation isn’t always easy. Depending on the circumstances, you may

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Driving through heavy rain can be hazardous. No one likes using their vehicle in bad weather, but in Australia, it’s often inevitable. Queensland’s Department of Transport and Main Roads lists rain as one of the top 10 contributing factors and characteristics in fatal crashes. Even if you diligently check the forecast, storms can appear out

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Time is of the essence when it comes to claiming car accident compensation. If you’ve been involved in a crash, it’s essential to act quickly. Unless you make a claim straightaway, you may lose your eligibility to seek damages. A lot of people aren’t aware that strict deadlines apply to this kind of personal injury

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Have you recently been involved in a car accident? After dealing with the crash’s immediate aftermath, you should assess whether you qualify for compensation. This area of the law can be confusing, but you might be entitled to more than you think. We can help you navigate the legal proceedings involved with pursuing damages. These

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One of the most challenging aspects of making a motor vehicle accident claim is verifying who caused the crash. Without visual evidence to support your side of the story, proving that you deserve compensation can be tricky. Drivers tend to blame each other in accidents involving multiple vehicles, and eyewitness accounts aren’t always reliable. Fitting

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Crashing your car can be downright traumatic, but knowing what to do immediately after will make the whole experience much less stressful. One of the first things to consider after any kind of incident on the road is whether the police need to be called. From minor bingles to more serious car crashes, police officers

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Whiplash refers to a range of injuries that occur when the neck is subjected to sudden distortion.  Most commonly associated with motor vehicle accidents, symptoms of whiplash include: Pain in the neck, back and shoulders Sensory abnormalities such as pins and needles Headaches. Recovery time can vary depending on the severity of the injury. Motor

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With more people than ever now using bicycles as their main mode of transport, accidents involving cyclists have increased alarmingly over the last few years. Despite having the same rights and responsibilities, motorists and cyclists often experience difficulties in sharing the road with each other. If you regularly ride a bike, to ensure your own

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When it comes to car crashes, identifying the cause is not always a simple process. More than one person could be at fault, and any outside influences must be taken into consideration, such as mechanical faults and road conditions at the time of the crash. Being deemed responsible for a motor accident is often a

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No matter how many years of experience you have as a motorist or what kind of car your drive, road accidents can happen to anyone. Beyond the initial shock and trauma, being in a car crash can potentially have long-term financial implications. If you have been badly hurt, your ability to work may be severely

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