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LEGALSHIELD SERVICES



LEGAL CONSULTATION SERVICES
We provide all members and their passengers with free, no obligation legal advice following an accident. If you are injured in a road accident you may be entitled to compensation, whether you are a driver of a motor vehicle or motorcycle, a passenger, a cyclist or a pedestrian. Benefits under this section maybe limited to up to an hour of legal consultation and advice concerning the matter dependant on the circumstances. Any additional time charged may be at the discretion of the Legal Service Provider and dependent upon the nature of the accident. If charged it will be at a preferred member discount rate whether the matter is claimable or not.

LEGAL CORRESPONDENCE SERVICES
Where a claim is approved all legal correspondence including letters and phone calls to third parties will be at no charge to you. If you do not have an approved claim and you still choose to pursue action then all correspondence will be charged at a preferred member discount rate.

LEGAL REPRESENTATION SERVICES
We provide all members with representation on a "No win no fee" basis. Our legal service providers don`t ask for money up front. They work on a no-win, no-fee basis meaning you don`t pay your own Legal Service Providers costs or their legal fees if you don`t receive any compensation. Our service provider`s have many years of experience in dealing with at fault insurers and will endeavour to obtain for our members the maximum level of compensation they deserve. Please note: all dispursements in the course carrying out service on your behalf will be payable.

RECOVERY OF UNINSURED LOSSES
As a member, you may be able to recover losses associated with an accident. Your Legal Service Provider dependent upon the circumstances may attempt to recover on your behalf any losses not already covered under a valid policy of insurance.

PERSONAL INJURY
As a member, if you are the driver and sustain a personal injury as a result of a motor vehicle or motorcycle related accident you will be eligiable to pursue a claim for compensation for personal injury provided you meet the relevant legal requirements. We provide all motorists and other road users with free, no obligation legal advice following an accident. If you are injured in a road accident you may be entitled to compensation, whether you are the driver of a motor vehicle or motorcycle, a cyclist or even a pedestrian.

PASSENGER INJURY CLAIM
As a member, if you are a passenger in a motor vehicle or on a motorcycle that has been in an accident and you sustain an injury as a result of an accident regardless of who is at fault, you will be entitled to free legal advice and support in relation to pursuing a claim for personal injury.
We provide all motorists and other road users with free, no obligation legal advice following an accident. If you are injured as a result of a road accident you may be entitled to compensation, whether you are a passenger in a motor vehicle, on motorcycle or bicycle or even as an innocent bistander. 

MEDICAL EXPENSES
As a member, if you require treatment as a result of your injuries, we will claim back all reasonable treatment costs provided you have receipts and a relevant referral from your GP. 

RECLAIM LOST EARNINGS
As a member, if you require time off work due to your injuries, we will claim this time back for you provided you have a relevant medical certificate covering any period of absence from your GP or hospital (subject to statutory limits) and providing you provide details of your earnings.

COVERAGE IN ANY VEHICLE
As a member, you are covered for an accident in any vehicle or motorcycle in which you are travelling either as a driver or passenger, provided you are lawfully permitted to do so.

YOUR VEHICLE REPAIRS
If you are having difficulty reclaiming the cost of repairs to your vehicle or motorcycle, your legal service provider may be able to help you claim these back from the at-fault driver, as long as they are insured. Where possible we will attempt to organise a replacement vehicle whilst yours is being repaired.

COURT PROCEEDINGS
Membership also provides you with provision of the defence of a criminal matter but at a preferred member discount rate.

24 HOUR LEGAL ASSISTANCE
If you or your spouse or partner is detained or arrested by a member of the police service in your state or territory, you have twenty four (24) hour legal emergency telephone access to a PPL duty officer or solicitor for assistance or legal advice and representation, if necessary.

OTHER LEGAL SERVICES
All other legal services not specifically provided for under this plan are provided at a discount rate of 15% off the Legal Service Provider's standard hourly rate for representation or service. This includes matters either pre-existing by their nature or currently on foot and being dealt with or requiring legal action as a result of a prior occurrence or arrangement. This apply`s to panal lawyers only. If you have already instructed a non-panal lawyer to act on your behalf, you will be responsible for their fees.
 
PLEASE NOTE:
The information contained in this material is for illustrative purposes only and is not a contract. It is intended to provide a general overview of the coverage. Only the plan contract can provide full terms, coverage, amounts, conditions and exclusions, with all benefits provided, governed in accordance with the terms and conditions of the selected legal service plan contract taken out.

A Preferred Member Discount rate means a discount rate of 20% off the Legal Service Provider’s standard hourly rate for the given legal service.

This plan costs $6.00/month plus (GST) or $72/per annum plus (GST)and may be subject to change from time to time.

 

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