Compensation Claim for Serious Injury
If you’ve been seriously injured, claiming compensation can help you regain control of your life. The Personal Injury Lawyers have over 30 years’ experience in helping clients get the damages they deserve. We have dealt with cases involving all types of serious injuries, so you can depend on us to provide you with expert legal advice.
No win no fee serious injury compensation lawyers
The Personal Injury Lawyers offer a No Win No Fee service. Under this arrangement, you won’t have to pay for your legal fees if you aren’t awarded any compensation. We cover every expense and outlay related to your case, so regardless of your financial circumstances, you can access a high standard of legal representation.
Is my injury considered serious?
Serious injury claims are classified as such due to the significant impact they can have on people’s lives. This type of injury can refer to any number of severe conditions, including:
- Spinal injuries
- Head injuries
- Psychological trauma
- Loss of mobility
Am I eligible for a serious injury compensation claim?
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.
What are the types of compensation available for my serious injury?
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.
Is there a time limit for lodging my serious injury compensation claim?
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.
How do I make a compensation claim for my serious injury?
There are several steps involved with making a serious injury compensation claim. After being assessed by a medical professional, be sure to report your injuries. Whether you notify the police, your insurer, your employer or another party, having an official record of the incident will benefit your case. 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.
How much does it cost to make a serious injury compensation claim in QLD?
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 service 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.
Will I need to go to court for my serious injury compensation claim?
You may need to go to court when making a serious injury claim. 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.
Who will pay my serious injury compensation?
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.
Do I need to seek legal advice to make a serious injury compensation claim?
You don’t have to seek legal advice, but it’s highly recommended. 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 can 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.
Other common questions about serious injury compensation claims
Q. How can I prove that my serious injury was caused or contributed to by another person?
A. 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.
Q. How long will a serious injury claim take to settle?
A. 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.
Q. How much will I get for my serious injury compensation?
A. The amount of compensation you receive will depend on the nature of your injuries and the overall impact they’ve had on your life.
Q. Will the legal cost come out of my compensation?
A. Yes, but you will always receive the majority of damages. This is in accordance with Queensland legislation relating to No Win No Fee lawyers.
Q. What happens if I lose my claim?
A. 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.
Where can I get in touch with a serious injury compensation lawyer in QLD?
If you have suffered a serious injury you may be entitled to compensation. Even if you think your actions may have contributed to your injury, you may still have a claim well-worth pursuing. Chat, call, email, or let us assess your claim, just press the button below. There is no cost, and no obligation.