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Can I make a CTP Claim while on the Lifetime Support Scheme?

If you are a participant of the Lifetime Support Scheme, it is important to know that you may still be able to make a claim through the CTP scheme. A lawyer will help to make sure...

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Can I claim motor accident compensation for injuries from a car dooring?

There have been numerous situations where a cyclist has struck a car door that has suddenly opened in front of them leaving the cyclist with no way to avoid a collision. This is...

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Claims for compensation against interstate insured drivers

This blog explains your options to make a claim for injuries or death if you are involved in an accident where the at-fault driver is insured in another State or Territory.

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Wrongful death - can parents, spouses and partners be compensated?

When a person is injured and another person is responsible for that injury, the injured person may be entitled to receive compensation (otherwise known as "damages") for the loss...

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Changes to Bike Laws: Three Years On

Three years on from 2015’s landmark legislative changes to South Australia's bike laws. We discuss whether the laws have been the coveted ‘saving grace’ of our road’s most...

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E-Scooters in Adelaide: What You Need to Know

Those living, working or travelling through the CBD over the past week may have noticed a collection of bright green electric scooters scattered across the city. A trial of...

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Are cyclists obliged to ride on share paths if one is available?

A shared path is an area open to the public that is designated for, use by both the riders of bicycles and pedestrians, and includes a length of path for use by both bicycles and...

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laws for motorists sharing the road with cyclists in South Australia

The laws all motorists should be aware of when sharing the road with cyclists

With the weekly bike traffic in South Australia having increased by 56 per cent over the last 10 years, there are a few laws all motorists should be aware of when it comes to...

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Laws for cyclists in South Australia

Setting the record straight on South Australia’s bike laws

Since 2012 cyclists have accounted for 4% of fatalities and 9% of serious injuries on South Australian roads. A total of 21 cyclists have been killed on our roads in that time,...

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