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The most likely time to have a crash…

February 28, 2019

According to the Motor Accident Insurance Commission, people are most likely to have a road traffic crash ‘resulting in a CTP claim at 3:00pm on a Friday more than any other time during the week?’

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Should you be claiming workers compensation?

January 31, 2019

According to the ABS*, of the 13.4 million Australians who have worked at some time in the last 12 months, 563,600 experienced work-related injury or illness during that same period. Of these 563,600 people, only 52% received workers compensation.

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Have you been injured at work?

June 8, 2017

If you have sustained an injury at work or in the course of your employment, we can assist you with making a claim for Workers’ Compensation, covering treatment, expenses and lost wages now and into the future.

At Brandon and Gullo Lawyers, we have extensive experience in workplace injury law. We take a client-first approach to our workplace injury matters to ensure that we can help you navigate your recovery, your claim and your future. Our no-win no-fee policy gives you confidence knowing you only have to pay legal fees if we win your claim.

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6 Top Tips for Wet Roads and Car Accidents

April 6, 2017

Other than the obvious difficulty of wet, slippery roads, the weather impacts on our roads through reduced visibility, high winds and traffic delays. Wet road significantly increases the risk of an accident, and it is important for drivers to take extra caution to avoid accidents.

If you are involved in an accident, Brandon and Gullo Lawyers can help you with legal advice.

Always remember the following steps…

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“So you’re saying I can get more out of my rego?”

November 1, 2016

“SO YOU’RE SAYING I CAN GET MORE OUT OF MY REGO?” NOBODY enjoys paying bills – and registration bills for the majority of vehicle owners usually ranks from ‘necessary expense’ at best to ‘absolute nightmare’ at worst. But did you know that there might be more than just the benefit of keeping your car on the road by paying your registration? Compulsory Third Party insurance (commonly abbreviated to CTP) is built into your registration fee, but surprisingly few vehicle owners understand the benefit of this insurance – or even what it represents. In Queensland, CTP provides an insurance policy that covers for personal injury caused by, through or in connection with the use of an insured motor vehicle. An injured third party has a right seek monetary compensation from the person ‘at fault’ for the personal injury and other related losses. This means that if you have been injured, you can apply for compensation relating to health expenses and economic losses that have occurred from the injury – providing you are not at fault. This proved to be the case for Jadon who had been caught up in a nasty prang driving home from work. As a result of the accident, Jadon required regular visits to the physiotherapist and time away from work. As he was not at fault and was eligible to claim for CTP insurance, all of his subsequent visits to the physiotherapist were covered by insurance. If something has happened to you or someone you know on the road within the last 3 years, contact us here at Brandon & Gullo Lawyers. Blayde or Ash will be happy to provide you with a free case evaluation to see if you are eligible to submit a CTP claim. For more information on Compulsory Third Party Insurance, please visit https://maic.qld.gov.au/ctp-scheme/

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