Compensation claims for serious injury across Brisbane, the Gold Coast & all of QLD
If you’ve been seriously injured, claiming compensation can help you regain control of your life. We have dealt with cases involving all types of serious injuries for many years, so you can depend on us to provide you with expert legal advice.
The Personal Injury Lawyers are Brisbane & Gold Coast based legal experts servicing all of Queensland.
We help people injured in many types of serious accidents lodge claims for personal injury compensation that get them the financial restitution they need to recover. We do it with a no win no fee guarantee.
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Frequently asked questions about serious injury compensation claims
If you can prove that you weren’t at fault for the injury, or only partially at fault, you may be entitled to compensation.
Whether you have been hurt in an accident or as a result of negligence, The Personal Injury Lawyers can confirm your eligibility by reviewing the circumstances of your case.
Serious injuries can involve extensive recovery periods, costly medical bills and a range of other out-of-pocket expenses.
You may qualify for several types of serious injury compensation, including:
- Medical costs
- Ongoing rehabilitation costs
- Loss of past and future wages
- Loss of superannuation
- Pain and suffering
Yes. You may only have a small window of opportunity to begin legal proceedings.
To ensure you never miss a deadline, find out more about personal injury claim time limits.
There are several steps involved with making a serious injury compensation claim, and after being assessed by a medical professional, be sure to
- Report your injuries
- Get an official record of the incident which will benefit your case
- Whether you notify the police, your insurer, your employer or another party, get a record of the incident
- You should also seek legal advice at the first opportunity
Depending on the nature of your injury and the type of compensation you’re entitled to, you may have to follow specific legal procedures when lodging your claim.
The Personal Injury Lawyers can guide you through this process.
Yes. In Brisbane, The Gold Coast and all across Queensland, there are time limits that apply to making a claim for personal injuries, and these time limits are very strict and are set by Statutory law.
If you’re looking for cost-effective legal representation, The Personal Injury Lawyers specialise in providing affordable services.
To ensure you’re charged a fair amount of legal fees, we calculate costs on a case-by-case basis.
Our ‘No Win No Fee Guarantee‘ also means you won’t have to pay anything upfront. You’ll only be billed at the end of your claim, and only if you receive compensation.
In Queensland, this type of arrangement is highly regulated – there are laws in place to ensure the cost of making a claim never exceeds the amount of damages you’re awarded.
You don’t have to seek legal advice, but it’s highly recommended and the benefits of allowing a lawyer to manage your case include:
- Access to expertise – The Personal Injury Lawyers specialise in serious injury compensation claims. We will use our expert knowledge to achieve the best possible outcome for your claim.
- Support – Making a compensation claim can be a demanding process, especially if you’re already trying to recover from a serious injury. Your lawyer can provide you with support throughout the legal proceedings.
- Minimised risk – Rather than risk wasting your time and money, seeking legal advice will give your claim a much better chance of achieving compensation.
How much compensation did other people get awarded for their injuries?
To help you understand more how much other people were awarded for their compensation claims, (who may have similar injuries to you) we pulled together some helpful, real life personal injury payout examples..
These include compensation for injury at work as well as car accident injuries, workplace injury and slips, trips and falls. You may have suffered an injury that means that you can’t return to work. We assess the type of injury that you have suffered and will look at current medical reports, the costs of your future medical treatment, along with important factors such as whether you are left with a total and permanent disability.
You may need to go to court when making a serious injury claim, but this usually only happens if the outcome of your case relies on your attendance.
The Personal Injury Lawyers can represent you in court, making the process much less daunting.
The party found to be at fault for your injuries can use their insurance to pay for your compensation.
If they don’t have insurance, you may have to take legal action against them directly.
We can help you make an informed decision when deciding which party to taking legal action against.
To prove that you weren’t at fault for your injuries, your claim will need to be backed up by evidence.
Common forms of evidence include eyewitness accounts, medical records and police reports.
Serious injury claims can involve complex legal and medical issues, and it may take several months to reach a settlement.
However, The Personal Injury Lawyers will do everything we can to secure your compensation quickly so that you can get on with your life.
The amount of compensation you receive will depend on the nature of your injuries and the overall impact they’ve had on your life.
Yes, but you will always receive the majority of damages.
This is in accordance with Queensland legislation relating to No Win No Fee lawyers.
You won’t be charged any legal fees if you lose your claim.
You may be required to pay for some of the other party’s legal fees, but this risk can be discussed before you make a claim.
If you have suffered a serious injury you may be entitled to compensation and you can talk with us online, by telephone or face to face.
We’ll help clarify your options and give you the tools to decide what to do next. There is no cost for us to review your claim.
With The Personal Injury Lawyers, your compensation claim is in great hands
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