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tpd claim when lawyer goes bankrupt

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ozbazza View Drop Down
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    Posted: 02/March/2016 at 13:53
Hi can someone tell me where I stand after my lawyer lodged a TPD claim and now he may be Bankrupt Regards Barrie

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  Quote Luisa Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 04/May/2016 at 11:19
I'm guessing you need another lawyer.

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  Quote ozbazza Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 05/May/2016 at 09:18
Thanks but that will not help if the claim is already in their account ??? Regards Barrie

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  Quote nose Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 04/September/2016 at 23:50
A TPD claim is on your behalf , you, (not the lawyer ) are the insured so the lawyer is simply doing paperwork. What you will lose is the money you may have paid him, if any for his work in doing forms etc, but if he/she has done the right thing so far then supposedly what you have paid for to date is for work done on your behalf. The insurer will never pay in the name of your lawyer, they pay you.

By the way you can easily do the claim yourself, its just forms and complying with what they need to assess your claim such as doctor''s reports and visits etc that they may make you attend such as specialists.If you are unsuccessful then there you may want to appeal with a lawyer who can work out the best strategy to do so with you.
I just saved over $60K in legal fees that I was quoted to do mine by doing it myself. Mine was through my superfund and they were great in assisting me to make the claim and always kept.me informed. It took over 12 months to get paid. good luck

which by the wya you couls easily do. I just succesfully did my own, took over 12 months to pay but if oyu have all the right d

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