Total and Permanent Disability

Superannuation TPD lawyers

Have you suffered a life changing physical event that’s preventing you from working?

We know that severe injury or illness can be a traumatic and costly experience – one that you can’t go through alone.

And with Schreuders, you don’t have to.

If you’ve suffered an injury or illness prevents you from returning to work, one of our expert permanent disablement TPD lawyers can work with you to understand your situation in detail so that we can determine the best course of action that will enable us to have your TPD insurance claim paid out as swiftly as possible.

Based on your personal situation, our law firm will provide an estimate of the monetary value of your permanent disability claim, which may include:

  • a lump-sum payment, based on the level of TPD insurance cover you hold, to cover income protection and expenses
  • early release of the injured party’s superannuation funds.

Talk to a TPD lawyer about the claim process today.
No obligations. Free advice.

Call 1300 892 691

Do I have a TPD claim?

If you are unable to work due to total and permanent disablement, you may be entitled to make a superannuation claim, which provides you with disability benefits under your superannuation policy. What an injured person is entitled to depends on the criteria within the specific policy they hold with their insurance company. Our specialist TPD lawyers can help you navigate these details and decide whether you have a legitimate claim.

TPD criteria may include but not be limited to, requiring that the injured party to:

  • be unable to work in any employment for which they are reasonably qualified by education, training or experience as a result of their injury or illness
  • have stopped working due to injury or illness
  • be under 65 years of age when they stopped working
  • have an active insurance policy when they stopped working

What should you do if you've been injured and are unable to work?

  1. Seek medical advice and treatment as soon as possible.
  2. Maintain a diary with all events, receipts, documents, insurance and medical records.
  3. Get in touch with a personal injury lawyer to assist you with formulating a claim.

Frequently Asked Questions...

HOW LONG DOES THE PROCESS TAKE?

In many cases, we can turn a permanent disability claim around in as little as 3 to 6 months, compared to the industry average of 24.

WHEN SHOULD I SPEAK TO A LAWYER?

It’s a good idea to initiate a potential TPD superannuation claim promptly. Our experienced TPD lawyers have helped thousands of clients make claims successfully, and our team works quickly to establish the basis of your claim and gather any necessary evidence relevant to your personal situation.

HOW MUCH COMPENSATION WILL I GET?

Based on your personal situation, our law firm will provide an estimate of the monetary value of your claim for TPD compensation, which may include:

  • a lump sum payment, based on the level of insurance cover you hold, to provide income protection and to cover expenses
  • early release of the injured party’s superannuation funds.