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Uninsured and involved in a car accident in Perth? A must read.

Updated: Sep 22, 2022

Do you live in Perth Western Australia and recently got into a car accident? You are definitely not alone. Without reviewing statistics, it is a certainty that car accidents happen daily in Perth, Western Australia.

So why get insurance? What insurance are we referring to?

In Western Australia, there are many types of insurers and insurance policies on offer for a periodic payment E.g. monthly.

When we talk about car accident insurance, what Perth lawyers generally refer to is either: comprehensive motor vehicle insurance or third-party motor vehicle insurance.

Note: car accident insurance is not the same as insurance provided through the WA Government by being a licenced driver.

It does not surprise us as Perth lawyers to find out that our prospective client has neither type of car accident insurance in Western Australia.

So what does this mean? It simply means that it becomes a complex situation or arguing who is right and who is wrong.

So what to do when you are involved in a car accident in Western Australia and you don't have an active car insurance policy?

The simplest advice we can offer is ask a lawyer who has experience in the field of Western Australian motor vehicle laws, Western Australia road laws and an understanding of Australian torts law.

Note: you will notice how 3 areas of law are mentioned, evidencing the complexities surrounding car accidents.

If you have been involved in a motor vehicle accident in Perth, Western Australia, consider speaking to a Perth lawyer at BMS LAW. Have a friendly chat with us today. Call (08)63890270 or email alternatively send us a quick message via Live Chat.

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