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Have you been injured and can no longer work?
If you have been injured and can no longer work, you may be able to make a claim for Total and Permanent Disability (TPD) benefits through your superannuation fund or insurance policy.
Our personal injury lawyers are experts in TPD claims and will guide you through the claim process, advising you of your rights and the legal options available to you.
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We provide a free no obligation initial consultation
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If your claim is unsuccessful you won’t pay our fees
If you are unable to attend our offices we can organise an in-home visit
What is TPD insurance?
TPD insurance is a coverage that most superannuation funds offer on a member’s existing policy. TPD cover is a benefit additional to the contributions made to your usual superannuation fund.
Am I eligible to make a TPD claim?
In order to qualify for a TPD claim you must meet the definition under your Policy which speaking generally means that you are totally and permanently unable to work in your usual occupation based on your current education, training and experience.
How do I make a TPD claim?
To make a TPD claim you will need to submit the relevant forms as required by your superannuation fund. Completing these forms can be difficult and we would recommend you consult with one of our experienced solicitors so that they can assist you.
What will it cost to make a TPD claim?
The cost to make a TPD claim is subjective to each claim. Contact our office to discuss your options.
How does the claim process work?
1. Contact Us
Our expert team are here to listen.
2. Free Consultation
There is no cost for us to listen to your story and assess your case.
We will run the matter for you and keep you well informed along the way.
Payment is made if successful.
Total & Permanent Disability FAQs
Does my superannuation fund have TPD insurance?
You should make enquiries with your superannuation fund as to whether or not you have TPD cover. If you have a recent statement from your fund, it should be listed on the statement.
What are the requirements for making a TPD claim?
Each policy has their own definition and eligibility requirements, however generally speaking you must show that you are totally and permanently unable to work in your usual occupation based on your current education, training and experience.
How much is the TPD benefit?
TPD benefits vary under different policies. Contact us and arrange for us to review your policy for more information.
How long can a TPD claim take?
TPD claims can take anywhere between six months to 2 years if it is a difficult claim.