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How much compensation will I get for my injuries?

How much compensation can I get for my injuries?

‘How much compensation can I receive’ is a commonly asked question. However, the answer can be complex when it comes to compensation for injury at work and car accident compensation.

If we can speak to you quickly and identify your specific injuries, your age, your employment, and all the circumstances of your injury, then we can far better assess if you can claim at all, and give a more personalised indication of compensation payout amounts.

A claim assessment is free and there is no obligation, just simply get in touch with us.

Without speaking with you it can’t truly be assessed. However, we’ve provided some basic tools and example payments on this page as a rough guide. This should help you assess what you may receive for the value of damages, insurance and any compensation proceeds. If you need help, you’re welcome to get in touch.

How much would my compensation payout amounts be?

How much money you will receive for a personal injury strongly depends upon many factors… 

Are you seeking help with workplace injury compensation or injury at work compensation?

The compensation payout received is relative to the impact an injury has on you. There is no one chart or payment that fits all injuries, and firms that state that are not giving you the truth.

The specific factors that are considered are:

 

  • Your own personal circumstances such as your age, your injuries, and your employment

  • The circumstances in which your accident took place in Queensland

  • Most importantly, your lawyer’s knowledge and experience, and many more aspects

 

We’ve answered more of your questions below, but you’re welcome to contact us for free at anytime to discuss.

It costs nothing to assess your claim for compensation if car accident injury or workplace related, and it’s wise to know your legal options quickly as time limits are a key factor, so get in touch or read/watch more below.

What factors influence compensation payments?

Each accident compensation claim payout for car accident compensation or workplace injury compensation depends on and looks at many factors such as:

What are the average compensation payments for motor accident claims in QLD?

The ‘average’ refers to the mean average, which is worked out by adding all of the payment amounts together, then dividing the amount by the number of settlements.

A compensation for car accident claim is unique depending on the situation. As an example, let’s look at the 7,623 motor vehicle accident claims in Queensland that were finalised in the 2017 financial year:

average compensation motor vehicle accidents queensland
  • The average compensation payment for minor injuries was $65,957

  • The average compensation payment for moderate injuries was $151,771

  • The average compensation payment for serious injuries was $352,396

  • The average compensation payment for severe injuries was $747,188

  • The average compensation payment for extreme injuries was $1,952,602

You can find many more real Gold Coast & Brisbane compensation claim payout examples in our case studies. In relation to the duration of car injury compensation claims, in the 2015 financial year, the average claim duration was around 18 months.

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Frequently asked questions on how much compensation you may receive

To give you an idea of what personal injury compensation payments are being made in Queensland, we can provide you with; *(The Motor Accident Insurance Commission and the Workers’ Compensation Regulator are the regulatory bodies overseeing motor accident and work injury claims in Queensland in recent years.)
Whether a motor vehicle accident claim or a compensation for an injury at work claim, in most cases, yes, a younger person is likely to receive greater compensation than an older person for the same injury. This is because the younger person has longer to endure the injury and it will impact upon their lifestyle and employment for a longer period of time, hence the greater compensation payouts for their injuries. Talk to us about the details of your accident and your injury, and we’ll be happy to be more specific about the personal injury compensation payout you may be entitled to. It’s totally free and there’s no obligation.

Yes indeed, every accident compensation claim is different, because injuries affect everyone in different ways. This is the case across all injury claims, from compensation payouts for car accidents to compensation for injury at work claims.

A professional pianist, for instance, is likely to suffer a greater loss of income from losing his/her little finger than say, an accountant, because a professional pianist likely cannot continue in his or her occupation without their little finger.

The professional pianist would therefore likely receive a greater compensation payout.

Wouldn’t you want the best surgeon if you were unwell? The personal injury lawyer who’ll help you get the compensation payout for your injuries is just as important. Getting the most experienced and specialised Lawyer can help you get the right amount of compensation you will need. We will do the paperwork that you will likely be daunted by, take all the right steps to maximise your claim, and work hard to get you what you need for your injuries and any future care. Take a look at our reviews, we’ve been in the business a long time, and not all Lawyers are the same. Choose wisely.

You may well do but until a qualified injury lawyer looks at your claim and discusses it with you, it can be hard to assess. Thankfully we have a quick 30 second compensation claim check which can help answer if you have a claim. It’s free, there is no cost and no obligation to use it. Alternatively we’re here to help so you are welcome to chat, call or email or if you prefer any time.

Self help tools to assess how much compensation you may get

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 compensation claim example case studies.

These include compensation for injury at work as well as car accident injuries and more.

How much compensation will I get for my own personal injury claim?

✔  Our Compensation Calculator gives a basic indication how much compensation you may be due

✔  Three simple steps to get a fast overview of all the areas that you may claim for