Client information regarding medical negligence claims

If you have suffered loss as a result of poor treatment by a doctor, hospital or health professional you may be entitled to bring a claim for compensation for medical negligence. Medical negligence claims are a complex area of law requiring experienced and specialised lawyers. Medical negligence is where the treatment you have received falls below a reasonable standard of care and skill. Medical practitioners have a duty to exercise care and skill in their treatment of patients. If they have breached this duty and a patient has suffered injury or loss, as a result, they may be liable to …

What is the difference between compulsory third party insurance and third-party property insurance?

When a car is registered in New South Wales, the owner must take out compulsory third party (CTP) insurance. This is colloquially known as Green Slip insurance. Green Slip insurance covers the driver for injuries they might cause to other people. If you are injured in a car accident, you may be entitled to claim compensation under the Green Slip scheme. Each case is different and our compensation lawyers at North Star Law can advise you about your entitlements. You may be entitled to compensation for pain and suffering, lost wages, medical expenses and care. The CTP scheme is managed in New …

How to find out the CTP (greenslip) insurer of the vehicle that caused my accident?

If you are injured in a car accident in New South Wales, you may be entitled to bring a claim for compensation under the compulsory third party (CTP) scheme. In most cases, the claim is made against the CTP insurer of the vehicle that caused the accident. The first step is to ensure the accident is reported to police and to consult a doctor in relation to your injuries. You also need to know the registration number of the vehicle that caused the accident. The next step is to lodge an Accident Notification Form or Personal Injury Claim Form with the insurer. …