TPD claims: Can you afford not to use a lawyer?

2019-07-26T18:35:51+10:00November 4th, 2015|

The cost of Total Permanent Disability (TPD) superannuation insurance claims has been prominent in the press recently, with the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) running a campaign to discourage super fund members from using a lawyer when making a claim on the TPD insurance under their policy. In particular, the super fund industry has claimed that lawyers advertising TPD services has led to increased claims and rising costs. However, if you have a potential TPD claim, can you really afford not to use a lawyer? Karina Heywood, Superannuation Team Leader at Stacks Goudkamp, explains why it’s wise to get a lawyer on your side when making a claim.>Read More