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Insurance Law2019-12-10T12:31:34+10:00
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Insurance Law

BTLawyers provides unparalleled, specialist services in insurance law. We act for numerous national, international and statutory insurers and self-insurers.

It is a well-established truism for the insurance industry that claims do not get cheaper as they get older. BTLawyers’ goal is to assist its insurer clients to resolve claims quickly and efficiently but not at the expense of higher settlements – we have been hugely successful.

In our insurance practice area our clients report superior outcomes both in terms of reduced settlement amounts and shortened claim duration across the board. This can be seen most clearly in the workers’ compensation area where our firm can be compared to other law firms as a result of reports WorkCover Queensland publishes for public viewing.

The reports show BTLawyers has consistently achieved lower than average settlement amounts when compared with other law firms. BTLawyers’ settled claims demonstrate an average settlement of less than $80,000. That’s averaged across more than 350 resolved claims. Compared to the average claim cost published in a recent report to Parliament by WorkCover Queensland, our clients enjoy a saving of almost $30,000 per claim.

Our insurance law services

Workers’ Compensation
General Insurance
Self Insurance
Third Party Recoveries
Disputed Insurance Claims
Dust Disease Claims

Minimising exposure

BTLawyers provides clients with a high degree of guidance and certainty in managing their claims. Our firm’s track record makes the best case for our expertise in this area.

Across our portfolio of hundreds of workers compensation claims over five years, a recent report published by WorkCover Queensland showed that our team contained the average claim costs at between 30% and 50% less than the average claim. This saved our clients, on average, more than $30,000 per claim.

Our fixed-fee pricing, persistence and expertise make us a well prepared, exhausting opponent. BTLawyers is your ally in maximising the risk for your opponent and protecting your bottom line.

Additional benefits

Our team provides an estimate of the likely claim cost as soon as we are instructed. Our experience ensures high estimate accuracy, usually within 5 – 10% of the final claim cost. We will keep you updated on the likely claim cost throughout your case. We understand the importance of doing this for our insurer clients.

BTLawyers’ streamlined processes mean that claims are resolved on average within 10 months (across our entire portfolio), with at least 40% resolved within six months.

BTLawyers’ experience ensures our clients defend only those claims that should be defended. Mediation and out of court settlement are often the most efficient path.

BTLawyers has a strong track record of successfully defending claims and creating important judgments that act as valuable precedents for our clients.

Our firm manages each file according to strict protocols and procedures. When intereacting with us you will know at a glance the status of each of your files.

The service BTLawyers provides its insurer clients has been tested and proven in all areas of insurance claims management.

Why choose BTLawyers for insurance law matters?

Fixed Fees

Fixed Fees

Personal Service

Personal Service

Better Outcomes

Better Outcomes

What our clients say…

BTLawyers really make the employers feel well supported and well defended.

– Government Client, Brisbane

 

If it was a complex matter, I would be confident that I would be getting the right advice if I went to BTLawyers.

– Government Client, Brisbane

Bruce and the BTLawyers team definitely try to give us the best value for our money. Their advices are always clear, easy to read, and timely.

– Government Client, Brisbane

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At BTLawyers, we deliver the most desirable outcomes for those we represent. We achieve this through our firm’s structure and the calibre of our team.

Make an enquiry or call us on (07) 3211 2233