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sustained a brain injury?everything you need to know about claiming compensation

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Brain Injury compensation claims

Have you sustained a brain injury as a result of someone else’s actions or negligence? The Personal Injury Lawyers can help. Coming to terms with this kind of injury is never easy. In addition to dealing with physical and psychological effects, your financial circumstances may be drastically altered. If you intend to claim damages, our team of lawyers can ensure you receive a fair amount of compensation.

No win no fee Brain Injury compensation lawyers

We know the cost of hiring a lawyer prevents many people from claiming the compensation they’re entitled to. This is why The Personal Injury Lawyers offer a No Win No Fee service. If your 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. Learn more about how our No Win No Fee service works.

Am I eligible for a Brain Injury compensation claim?

Your entitlement to claim will be directly influenced by the circumstances that led to your brain injury. If you didn’t contribute to the 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, The Personal Injury Lawyers can help establish your eligibility to receive damages.

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 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 initiate legal proceedings quickly.

How do I make a compensation claim for my Brain Injury?

The legal process associated with brain injury compensation claims can be complicated. If you plan to take legal action, documenting the extent of your brain injury and its 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. After assessing your situation, The Personal Injury Lawyers can tell you which steps to take next.

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. 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 system 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 they aren’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.

Do I need to seek legal advice to make a Brain Injury compensation claim?

Seeking the advice of lawyer can help protect your case’s legal merit. These are just some of the benefits of allowing a legal professional to manage your 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 law can be complicated. Hiring a lawyer who works with legislation relevant to your case is the easiest way to achieve optimal outcomes.

Other common questions about Brain Injury compensation claims

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. To help you get back on your feet, we’ll make every effort to reach a resolution within a short time frame.

What happens if I lose my claim?

While 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. Before taking on your claim, we can provide you with more information about the risks involved with this.

Where can I get in touch with a Brain Injury compensation lawyer in Queensland?

Right here. 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.  Or feel free to chat online with us, email, or let us assess your claim, just press the button below. There is no cost, and no obligation.