Types of claims

Contributed by DavidBayly and MelissaLetizia and current to 27 July 2018

Different laws and schemes apply to a claim depending on the circumstances of the accident, as follows:
  • 'fault based' claims pursuant to compulsory third party insurance;
  • 'no fault' claims for persons who have suffered 'catastrophic injury'; and
  • dependency claims for fatal accidents.

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