Brain injury & head injury compensation claim lawyers servicing Brisbane, the Gold Coast & all of QLD, VIC & NSW
How much compensation will I get for a brain injury?
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Frequently asked questions about brain injury & head injury compensation claims
Brain injuries can impact nearly every aspect of your life.
Given the devastating effects associated with this type of injury, you may meet the requirements to claim a range of compensation types, including:
- Lost income, including past and future wages
- Lost superannuation on lost earnings
- Medical expenses
- Ongoing rehabilitation expenses
- Pain and suffering
Yes. The majority of personal injury compensations claims are restricted by time limits.
Deadlines can vary depending on the circumstances of your case, so it’s important to start your claim as soon as possible.
The legal process associated with brain injury compensation claims can be very complicated.
If you plan to take legal action, documenting the extent of your brain injury and it’s impact on your life is an important first step.
To ensure you comply with all the legal requirements, always speak with a lawyer before lodging your claim for brain injury compensation.
After assessing your situation, The Personal Injury Lawyers can tell you which steps to take next.
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If you can’t reach a settlement with the other party, you may be required to make an appearance in court for your brain injury compensation claim.
In some cases, your legal representative can attend court on your behalf.
Where your attendance is required, engaging with a specialist personal injury lawyer can help make the court process less confusing.
In most personal injury claims, the insurer of the negligent party will pay for your compensation.
If the negligent party isn’t covered by insurance, any damages might have to come out of their own pocket.
However, it’s more common for insurance companies to pay.
Seeking the advice of a lawyer can help protect your case’s legal merit.
These are just some of the benefits of allowing a legal professional to manage your brain injury compensation claim:
- Experienced representation – Working with a qualified lawyer will ensure your claim is taken seriously.
- Lower costs – You might think representing yourself will save money, but inexperience with the law can lead to costly mistakes.
- Expert opinion – Australian and Queensland law can be complicated. Hiring a lawyer who works with legislation relevant to your case is the easiest way to achieve an optimal outcome.
In order to receive compensation, you’ll need to verify your claim with proof.
From photos to written reports, you can provide a range of materials in support of your case.
Medical records can be especially valuable in brain injury compensation claims.
The duration of your case will depend on how complicated it is and whether the other party is willing to settle prior to going to court.
To help you get back on your feet, we’ll make every effort to reach a resolution within a short timeframe, without sacrificing the amount of compensation to which you may be entitled.
Whilst we won’t charge you any legal fees if your claim is unsuccessful, you may be required to pay for the other party’s legal costs. In short however, such consequences are extremely rare.
Before taking on your claim, we can provide you with more information about the above.
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