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.
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.
Can I Get Slip/Trip/Fall Compensation
Frequently Asked Questions About Slip/Trip & Fall Compensation Claims
What Compensation Can You 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 & rehabilitation expenses
What Are Public Liability Claims & 'PIPA Claims'?
Accidents or injury resulting from the wrongful or negligent act 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 personal injury lawyers who specialise in PIPA claims and can guide you through the legal processes involved in such claims to ensure your claim is protected and you receive the compensation and damages you deserve under such legislation and at Common Law.
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 and it is therefore important that you 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 will be able to provide you with this advice.
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 from your accident injuries.
For more information on what such benefits mean to you, click on the term workers' compensation benefits.
What Compensation Or Damages Will I Receive For My Slip/Trip Or Fall Claim?
Injuries affect everyone in different ways. A minor injury to some, may impact upon another person to a much greater extent.
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 with our compensation calculator.
How much compensation Will I get for my Personal injury?
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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Strict Time Limits Apply To Claims In Queensland
There is only a small window in which you can make compensation claims in Queensland, so waiting too long can mean you will not be able to get compensation at all.
Sadly many come to us and leave it too late, losing out on help for rehabilitation, medication, to compensate for time off work and care, so please don't wait.
Even if you think your actions may have contributed to your injury, you may still have a claim well-worth pursuing, just chat, call, email, or let us assess your claim, just press the button below, there is no cost, and no obligation to review your case.