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Can you speak on a mobile phone whilst riding a bicycle?

Can you speak on a mobile phone whilst riding a bicycle?

In July 2018, the ABC reported on an incident where a cyclist in Perth was fined $400 for talking on their mobile phone. There was another incident report in Adelaide in 2016 when...

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How is compensation calculated for motor vehicle accidents?

How is compensation calculated for motor vehicle accidents?

If you’re injured in a motor vehicle accident after 1 July 2013, you’ll find that any Compulsory Third Party (CTP) compensation available to you is different to what was available...

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Lawyers for motor vehicle accident claims in South Australia

Injured in a motor vehicle accident? Getting early advice is critical

It is a matter of concern that under the new motor vehicle accident scheme in South Australia, the majority of injured people do not engage a solicitor at all and this would have...

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Motor vehicle accident personal injury claim

I’m responsible for a car accident where someone was injured. What do I do?

Just as Jenny's car crosses the right side of the road, she collides with a cyclist. The cyclist is knocked from his bike and lands with a crunch 10 metres away. In shock Jenny...

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car accident and dependency claims

Are dependency claims affected by the changes to the motor vehicle accident laws?

Traditionally the law has recognised the right to bring a claim for compensation by the survivors of a person who has died in a car accident. The essence of that claim is that...

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bike accident compensation

Bike riders v pot holes

We are frequently asked questions from cyclists who have suffered damage either to their bike or themselves after coming to grief on a pot hole in the road or on some other defect...

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bike injury compensation scheme

How are cyclists faring with the new motor accident compensation scheme?

If you are injured in a road accident your injuries must now meet a defined, and very high, threshold before any compensation is awarded. A person’s injury must exceed 10 points...

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amount of motor vehicle accident compensation

How is compensation calculated for motor vehicle accidents?

From July 1 2013, significant legislative changes have greatly affected the assessment of compensation available for people injured in motor vehicle accidents in South Australia;...

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motor vehicle accident compensation

New motor accident compensation scheme - how is it looking so far?

In July 2013, the South Australian State Government introduced new legislation governing injury compensation claims arising out of motor vehicle accidents.

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