Can I Get Slip/Trip/Fall Compensation
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Slip, Trip & Fall Accident Compensation Lawyers Servicing Brisbane, The Gold Coast & All of Queensland
If you have suffered a slip, trip or fall injury in a public place, whilst visiting private, commercial or government premises, or perhaps as a contractor going about your work, means you may very well have a personal injury claim and be entitled to compensation.
As leading personal injury lawyers in Queensland, we have Accredited Specialists in Personal Injuries Law, who specialise in slip/trip and fall public liability and PIPA claims and can happily help you.
No Win No Fee Will pay for all Slip, Trip & Fall Accident outlays and associated expenses
As we offer a no win no fee guarantee, if we don't win your claim, you don't have to pay our fees. Additionally you’re also covered by the 50/50 rule that means you have absolutely nothing to lose by contacting our personal injury law firm to learn more about compensation payouts for injuries like yours.
Our injury claim lawyers are ready to assist you, you're welcome to contact us with any questions.
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What Types Of Compensation Can I Claim For A Slip, Trip Or Fall?
If it can be proven that your injury has resulted from the wrongful or negligent act or omission of another party, you may be entitled to the following compensation:
Compensation for pain and suffering and loss of your amenities of life
Loss of earnings (including loss of past and future income and loss of superannuation payments)
Medical and rehabilitation expenses you have incurred and are likely to incur in the future
Care costs (including past and future care)
Out of pocket expenses
Interest on out of pocket expenses, past care & assistance, and past lost income (including past lost superannuation)
In some cases, you will be entitled to claim workers' compensation benefits, including lost wages and medical and rehabilitation expenses
What Are Public Liability Claims and 'PIPA Claims'?
Accidents or injury resulting from the wrongful or negligent act or omission of another party, not falling within the province of motor vehicle or work accidents, are usually referred to as “public liability claims” or "PIPA claims". This is because these types of claims are governed by the provisions of the Personal Injury Proceedings Act 2002 (also known as “PIPA”) in Queensland.
To pursue your public liability or PIPA claim and ensure it is protected, you must comply with the procedural provisions as stipulated in PIPA.
The Personal Injury Lawyers have a team of accident injury lawyers who specialise in PIPA claims and can guide you through the legal processes involved in such claims. Our expert legal assistance ensures your claim is protected and that you receive the compensation and damages you deserve under such legislation and at Common Law.
Servicing all of Queensland from our Brisbane and Gold Coast offices, the PIPA experts at The Personal Injury Lawyers are on hand to discuss your case and provide you with guidance and information.
How much compensation Will I get for A Slip, Trip & Fall Accident?
In three simple steps, get a basic indication of how much compensation you may be due for a slip/trip or fall injury. Try our Compensation Calculator now and see how much you may be able to claim.
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Frequently Asked Questions About Slip/Trip & Fall Compensation Claims
What Compensation Or Damages Will I Receive For My Slip/Trip Or Fall Claim?
Injuries affect everyone in different ways. A minor injury to one person may impact upon another person to a much greater extent so compensation amounts for injuries vary on a case by case basis.
The purpose of compensation is to compensate an injured party for the loss and damage they have suffered and are likely to suffer in the future, as a consequence of the injury.
The more the injury or injuries impact upon your pre-accident lifestyle and employment, the more compensation you will receive.
Because of the subjective nature of compensation and damages payments for personal injury claims under Queensland law, it is not possible to state a specific compensation for a certain injury although you can estimate the basics with our compensation calculator.
Can I Claim Workers' Compensation Benefits For My Slip/Trip/Fall?
If your injury occurred on your way to or from work, during the course of your work or during a work break, you are most likely entitled to claim workers' compensation benefits (or Workcover Statutory Benefits as they are also known), whilst you are recovering.
For more information on what such benefits mean to you, click on the term workers' compensation benefits or contact us as a personal injury law firm for more information.
What Is The Civil Liability Act 2003 In Respect To Compensation Claims?
Navigating the provisions of the Civil Liability Act 2003 can be quite complex. It is therefore important to obtain legal advice in respect to what compensation entitlements you may have under such legislation and, most importantly, whether your claim is one in fact governed by, and therefore restricted by, the Civil Liability Act.
The Personal Injury Lawyers are able to provide you with this advice.
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