The Transport Accident Commission (“TAC”) has developed a telephone claims process to speed up the process of lodging a TAC claim.
Victims of road trauma may be entitled to compensation and common law damages under the Victorian Transport Accident Scheme, administered by the Transport Accident Commission – TAC. Anyone injured in a motor car accident, tram or train accident in Victoria has a potential entitlement to no-fault benefits and common law damages from the TAC. Anyone injured whilst travelling in a … Read More
Surveillance is sometimes used by the Transport Accident Commission (TAC) as a means of ascertaining whether or not an accident victim has a genuine disability. Typically, an accident victim who sustains mild to moderate injuries, but presents to examining doctors claiming a significantly high level of disability, will often be the subject of surveillance. TAC does not routinely use surveillance. … Read More
A significant number of overseas visitors to Australia are injured in transport accidents each year. Any person injured in a transport accident that occurs in Victoria or in another State or Territory, provided the person was injured whilst travelling in a Victorian registered motor vehicle, is eligible to receive compensation under the Victorian Transport Accident Scheme. The compensation scheme is … Read More