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Sustained a brain injury? Everything you need to know about claiming compensation

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Have you sustained a brain injury as a result of someone else’s actions or negligence?

The Personal Injury Lawyers can help, and we'll make your brain injury compensation claim convenient for you. If convenient to you, most work can be done online.


Brain Injury Compensation Can Drastically Affect Your Financial Circumstances

Coming to terms with this kind of injury is never easy, and in addition to dealing with physical and psychological effects, your financial circumstances may be drastically altered.

The importance of engaging a personal injury lawyer in brain injury compensation claims cannot be understated.  In Austin v Parmalat Australia Ltd, the workers' compensation insurer disputed the extent of Mr Austin's brain injury.  With The Personal Injury Lawyers (formerly McCowans) representing Mr Austin, the Supreme Court accepted the extent of Mr Austin's brain injury, and awarded Mr Austin $1,052,000 in damages.

If you intend to claim damages, our team of lawyers can ensure you receive a fair amount of compensation and offer our no win no fee guarantee. Get some questions answered below: call, chat or email us at any time.

Can I Get Brain Injury Compensation 

 Frequently Asked Questions About Brain Injury Compensation Claims

 What Is No Win No Fee With regards To My Brain Injury Compensation Claim?

We know the cost of hiring a lawyer prevents many people from claiming the compensation to which they may be entitled.

This is why The Personal Injury Lawyers offer a No Win No Fee guarantee.

If your brain injury compensation claim is unsuccessful, you won’t have to pay us any legal fees.

We cover every outlay related to your case, minimising the risks involved and make it as as easy as we can for you.

 Am I Eligible For A Brain Injury Compensation Claim?

Your entitlement to make a claim for brain injury compensation will be directly influenced by the circumstances that led to your brain injury.

If you didn’t contribute to the brain injury in any way, you’re more likely to qualify for compensation.

Whether you were hurt in a work-related accident, in public, on private property or in a car accident, or some other motor vehicle accident, then The Personal Injury Lawyers can help establish your eligibility to receive damages for a brain injury.

 What Are The Types Of Compensation Available For My Brain Injury?

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

 Is There A Time Limit To Lodging My Brain Injury Compensation Claim?

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.

 How Do I Make A Compensation Claim For My Brain Injury?

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.

How much compensation will I get for my Brain injury?

In three simple steps, get a basic indication of how much compensation you may be due for an injury. Try our Compensation Calculator now and work out how much you may be able to claim.

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 How Much Does It Cost To Make A Claim For Brain Injury Compensation In QLD?

Every brain injury compensation claim is different.

Your legal costs will depend on the amount of work your case requires, but you’ll only have to pay these fees if you’re awarded compensation.

We manage all brain injury compensation claims on a No Win No Fee basis, so if your claim is unsuccessful, we won’t charge you anything.

If you’re concerned that most of your damages will go towards legal fees, there are laws in place to prevent this from happening.

In Queensland, legislation states that clients must be awarded the majority of compensation awarded to their claim.

 Will I Need To Go To Court For My Brain Injury Compensation?

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.

 Who Will Pay For My Brain Injury Compensation?

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.

 How can I prove that my brain injury was caused or contributed to by another party?

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.

 How Long Will A Brain Injury Claim Take To Settle?

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.

 What Happens If I Lose My Claim?

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.

 Strict Time Limits Apply To Claims In Queensland

The Personal Injury Lawyers work with clients all over Queensland, and have experience with brain injuries and compensation claims for many years.

To speak with one of our lawyers, you can contact us in person at our Brisbane or Gold coast offices, online or over the phone for free on 1800 958 498.  

Feel free to chat online with us, email, or to let us assess your claim, just press the button below: there is no cost, and no obligation.