Motorbike accident compensation lawyers servicing Brisbane, the Gold Coast and all of Queensland, VIC & NSW
Have you been injured in a motorbike accident? At The Personal Injury Lawyers, we specialise in personal injury law, and we have extensive experience in cases dealing with truck and motorbike accidents, as well as car accidents and many other motor vehicle accidents.
If you have suffered an injury in a motorbike or any other motor vehicle accident, you may be entitled to claim compensation.
Compensation payouts enable injured parties to cover their medical expenses, loss of earnings, and any other out-of-pocket expenses incurred.
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What type of motorbike accidents are covered In QLD, VIC & NSW
States can vary but for example, in Queensland, some causes of motorbike accidents that can be covered in include:
Being “car-doored” (when car doors are opened suddenly, too late for a rider to avoid)
Other road users failing to give way to the rider
Collisions with another vehicle, a pedestrian or property
If you are unsure whether you’ll be entitled to seek a motorbike accident compensation payout, it’s worth speaking with a personal injury law specialist to find out. There is no cost or obligation for us to review your car or motorbike accident injury claim.
How long do I have to make a motorbike accident compensation claim?
Time limits can vary, but please note there are also strict time limits that apply to making a claim, so it is important to be aware of those and seek legal advice as soon as possible after the incident.
Trust The Personal Injury Lawyers with your motorbike accident compensation claim. Our experienced team is dedicated to personal injury law and has been successfully handling motorbike and car accident compensation claims for more than 30 years.
We believe in building relationships based on trust with every one of our clients, so you can expect plain language, honest advice and hard work from your personal injury lawyer.
Frequently asked questions about motorbike injury compensation claims
If you were partly at fault, then you may still be eligible to receive compensation. However, the amount you receive may be less than what it would be if you were not at fault at all.
If you were wholly at fault, then under Queensland legislation you are not eligible to receive compensation for any injuries you suffer.
This rule varies from state to state though – for example, in New South Wales, you may be able to receive compensation under an accident notification claim.
Be sure to check the rules and regulations in the state you live in or just contact us for clarification.
Costs involved in each claim may vary depending on what the circumstances are. Potential costs may involve lodging forms or obtaining medical records.
Also, of course, if you win and receive compensation, you will be required to pay fees to your legal professional.
Don’t worry though – legislation is in place to ensure all your deserved compensation doesn’t go straight to your lawyer.
When accounting for the different parties and time limits involved in these types of claims, the process can stretch for several months.
Straightforward cases can often be resolved much more quickly than more complex ones where fault is difficult to determine.
If you need an estimate on how long your case could take, it is wise to contact your legal professional, as they will have a thorough understanding of the timelines and requirements of your claim for car or motorbike accident compensation.
It’s rare, and we can often attend in place of you but you may need to attend court as part of your claim process.
Reasons for your claim to be addressed in court may be:
- The CTP insurance provider is fighting liability of the driver of the vehicle they insure
- You were unable to identify the other vehicle involved in the accident, so the claim must be made against the Nominal Defendant
While you could represent yourself in court, unless you have a legal background, it can quickly get very complex and is not a recommended course of action.
Making a claim after a bike accident involves a fair number of steps and you should be aware that there are strict time limits that apply to motorcycle accident compensation claims.
There are a number of steps you’d have to undertake, such as dealing with the (MAIC) Motor Accident Insurance Commission, completing a (NOAC) Notice of accident claim form, ensuring you complete a CTP claim form for QLD, and more as you try to claim online for injury compensation.
Having a professional on your team can help ensure you don’t miss any essential deadlines and that all avenues of compensation are explored, making sure you can get the best result possible.
In most cases, the CTP insurer of the party or parties at fault will pay out the compensation.
With The Personal Injury Lawyers, your compensation claim is in great hands
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