Insurance & Personal Injury Matters

Operating within the Forensic Accounting business unit, Vincents’ Insurance Group specialises in expert accounting and professional support across a range of insurance disputes including:

  • Assessment of damages for dust diseases
  • Business interruption claims
  • Fidelity claims
  • Financial motive assessments
  • Personal income and TPD claims
  • Personal injury claims
  • Product liability claims
  • Product recall claims
  • Professional indemnity claims
  • Professional negligence actions – see Financial advice disputes
  • Stock loss claims

Our services

Our insurance specialists provide our clients with expert accounting reports that analyse and quantify insurance claims. Our reports are the product of an in-depth process of investigation, analysis and review to ensure that the factual and financial circumstances of the insured are reflected in the final claim quantum.Vincents’ Insurance Group acts for defendants and plaintiffs in a range of insurance matters.

Our clients are a diverse mix of individuals, law firms, insurers, government departments and businesses and corporations and we have worked on both national and international claims including the following high profile cases:

  • September 11 cases – Australian victims
  • Vioxx class action
  • Blackhawk accident
  • Lockhart River air crash
  • Air Tahiti crash
  • Swedish soccer player
  • Lead singer of rock band
  • Member of the House of Lords
  • Villawood detainees
  • Hollywood actor

Insurance is part of everyday life. When claims arise, you need an expert who understands the factual circumstances and financial issues that relate to the particular claim’s circumstances.

Insurers and the insured both consider claim quantum a critical measure of success in any insurance claim settlement. However, all too often, agreement on quantum is frustrated due to varied interpretations of:

  • Concept of ‘actual loss sustained’
  • Policy’s Basis of Settlement
  • Evidence required to prove the claim

Working within our Forensic Accounting Insurance group, Vincents’ personal injury experts provide timely and authoritative quantification and reporting services on the assessment and quantification of damages resulting from accidents or disease.

Types of personal injury matters that we assist with include:

  • Abuse claims
  • Accident/incident claims
  • Dependency claims
  • Dust diseases injuries
  • Medical negligence claims
  • Motor accident claims
  • Workcover claims
  • Wrongful death claims
  • Assessments for Australian residents injured in foreign jurisdictions
  • Assessments for non-residents injured in Australia jurisdictions

Your challenge

Economic loss is often a significant component of a personal injury claim. Legal professionals practising in the area are challenged by the need to have a detailed understanding of current accounting and tax issues affecting employed and self-employed claimants.

Whether you are acting for a plaintiff or defendant, you need someone who can explain the technical accounting and financial issues of a dispute as simply as possible. You need an expert who can support you in the litigation process in a range of ways including investigating, examining, analysing, quantifying, preparing for court and if necessary testifying.

Vincents can help you meet this challenge.

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