Motor Vehicle Accident Claims Guide
The following is our comprehensive guide to motor vehicle accident claims in Queensland.
What is CTP Insurance?
CTP insurance, or Compulsory Third Party insurance, is mandatory insurance paid when your car is registered.
What is a car accident CTP insurance claim?
A car accident Compulsory Third Party (CTP) insurance claim is an insurance claim that you make when you have a motor vehicle accident and have a CTP insurance policy. You make this claim to get compensation for being injured in a motor vehicle accident.
What damages can I claim after a car accident?
The amount of compensation you can receive for a car accident is determined by the facts of your case and the losses you have incurred. Every case is different.
These are some common damages in personal injury cases. Keep in mind that this list is not exhaustive, and you can claim compensation for virtually any accident-related expense.
Many different things could have happened to you as a result of your car accident that may have altered your life.
How long do you have to make a CTP car accident claim?
CTP (comprehensive third party) insurance claims in Queensland have very strict deadlines and if you miss these timelines, you may not be able to claim for compensation.
You have one (1) month from when you first consulted a lawyer about the possibility of making a claim or nine (9) months from the date of accident, whichever is the earliest, to lodge a Notice of Accident Claim form on the insurer for the vehicle at fault. If the Notice of Accident Claim form is not lodged within this time, you must provide a reasonable excuse for the delay.
Will I have to go to court for a car accident claim and if so what is the process?
If you’re unable to resolve your car accident dispute, it is possible that you may end up in court. There are opportunities to settle your dispute outside of court and most claims are settled without the need to go to court or have a trial.
What are the average CTP Payout amounts?
If you’ve been injured in a motor vehicle accident and have had to pay for medical care or take time off work to heal, you’re probably entitled to compensation. Whether it be minor injuries, serious injuries, medical treatment, or other damages that have occurred from a motor vehicle accident.
If you have filed a CTP (Compulsory Third Party) claim, you might be wondering what the average payout amounts are.