Learn how the MAIB can assist you in the event of a motor vehicle accident where yourself or another party is injured...
If you have been injured in, and/or received medical treatment following a motor accident, you are able to make a claim with us. We pay for a range of treatment and support services to help you in your recovery after an accident.
If you were involved in an accident but did not sustain an injury, in certain situations we will need you to complete some forms;
If you were the driver in one of the vehicles involved:
Let us know about your involvement in the accident by completing a Notice of Accident form.
If you were involved in an accident and you believe you were partially or wholly at fault, please complete a Notice of Accident form so that we may protect your interests.
There are some cases in which we may be unable to accept your claim. these cases are specifically detailed in the Act and Regulations.
There are three ways you can lodge a claim:
If you need assistance with making your claim, please contact us on 1800 006 224.
What happens next?
Once you have lodged your claim, we will contact you within 5 working days of receipt of your claim to notify you of the progress of your claim.
If you have lost a family member in a motor accident we can assist with the expenses associated with the funeral. Financial support may also be available for dependants.
We can also assist with the payment of counselling services for family members under certain circumstances
Please contact us on 1800 006 224 and we will assist you with your claim
If your personal injury was caused, or contributed to by the fault of another driver, common law compensation can be sought. Common law compensation is a lump sum payment that recognises the long term impact the accident has on your life.
If you believe you may be entitled to common law compensation for personal injury you should seek legal advice without delay as there are time limits which apply.