Hicksons' Compulsory Third Party (CTP) insurance team’s expertise spans both CTP and statutory workers compensation schemes, meaning we support clients across the full spectrum of CTP issues, ranging from matters under the Motor Accidents Compensation Act 1999 (MACA 1999) and the Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017 (MAIA 2017).
Our team’s experience includes advising on:
- Complex CTP claims
- Liability and contributory negligence
- Catastrophic injury claims
- Fraud claims
- Blameless accidents
- Commercial aspects of pursuing recovery
- The effective application of common law principles, MACA 1999, MAIA 2017, Civil Liability Act 2002 (CLA), all relevant Guidelines, and other relevant legislation
- The management of dual insurance and recovery claims arising out of motor vehicle accidents
- The strategic management of procedural breaches include late claims
- The effective use of surveillance
- Risk analysis of different jurisdictions.
They also assist clients through:
- Advocacy and litigation in all jurisdictions in NSW, including but not limited to CARS, DRS and the newly established Personal Injury Commission
- Drafting submissions for Judicial Review matters, CARS, DRS and MAS, including appeals
- Advising in relation to and management of Judicial Review applications in the Supreme Court of NSW
- Legal and strategic advice on management of claims and files in general
- Negotiation with stakeholders in relation to settlement and strategy.
Hicksons’ CTP team has a long and successful track record of achieving outcomes for clients. Their commercial and proactive approach means they are focussed on resolving claims before they escalate and often without the need for litigation, saving clients time and money.
For more information, please contact our practice leader, Naomi Tancred.