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
Many overseas visitors to Australia are injured in transport accidents each year. A visitor injured in an accident in Australia may be entitled to compensation. For transport accidents in Victoria, overseas visitors can receive compensation under the Victorian Transport Accident Scheme. Additionally, if injured interstate, an overseas visitor in a Victorian registered motor vehicle will be covered. The compensation is … Read More