Burt & Davies – Victoria’s Expert TAC Lawyers
BURT & DAVIES is a boutique law firm dedicated to providing the highest quality personal service to seriously injured road accident victims. We specialise in Victorian transport accident claims – TAC claims. We will talk to anyone, but will only take on cases where we believe we can deliver a financial benefit to the client. Good judgment in case selection is why we win cases.
What distinguishes Burt & Davies from the larger law firms is the personal service provided by the partners, Peter Burt and Clara Davies. Both are Accredited Specialists in Personal Injury Law. Both are highly experienced TAC lawyers who retain their passion for their work. Both have a primary focus of conducting TAC claims. Both are expert TAC lawyers.
Peter or Clara, and often both, will represent you from start to finish. Our clients are not palmed off to junior lawyers or law clerks – we have none. Both Peter and Clara will be personally accessible to you, the client. You will have our mobile telephone numbers. We pride ourselves on providing the highest quality personal service and commercially responsible advice.
At Burt & Davies we understand that when you suffer an injury you are suddenly in unfamiliar territory. You are often unable to return to work or to participate in your normal daily activities. The things that you once took for granted become almost insurmountable hurdles. We understand that these things not only affect you but also affect those closest to you. We understand that a transport accident can change your life. Add to that the fact that you are suddenly having to deal with an insurer, the Transport Accident Commission (TAC), in relation to your TAC claim.
Our role at BURT & DAVIES is to inform you, deal with any uncertainty you may have and reduce your stress by guiding you through the maze that is the Transport Accident Scheme. We help you fight the legal battles against the TAC. This assists you to focus primarily on your rehabilitation and recovery.
Whilst compensation for your injuries will never fully restore you to the position that you were in prior to being injured it can often assist in reducing the financial burden. Acknowledging this, we will assist you to maximise your TAC compensation entitlements in the earliest possible time frames whilst taking all relevant factors into account.
To achieve this result alternative dispute resolution or negotiation with the TAC will be utilised wherever possible. With proper advice the vast majority of cases are resolved without Court action. Court action will only ever be taken where negotiation has been unsuccessful and where you authorise proceedings to be issued on your behalf. In such cases, Court action will be vigorously pursued on your behalf.
Our role is one of partnership with you.