Queensland Compensation Lawyers are specialists in all areas of personal injury law and are authorised to seek accident compensation on your behalf.
Being involved in a motor vehicle accident is a traumatic event, especially if you are not at fault. The injuries sustained can have a profound effect on your life – physical, emotional and financial. If you have sustained an injury or lost a family member due to a motor vehicle accident, Queensland Compensation Lawyers can explain your options.
The most important thing to note is that time limits apply, so it is important to contact us as soon as possible after your accident. There is no cost for the initial consultation and we work on a "No Win – No Fee" basis.
It's best not to sign anything from insurance companies or the driver of the other car. We can help you with all the necessary paperwork and take away the worry so that you can focus on your recovery.
The Motor Accident Insurance Act 1994 established a Compulsory Third Party Insurance scheme to protect the rights of injured parties in motor vehicle accidents. It protects a range of different parties including:
After you have an accident you should:
If you don't know the registration number of the vehicle or the vehicle was not identified, you can claim damages against the Nominal Defendant, a government body which acts as the compulsory third party insurer in these cases.
The following damages are generally recoverable in a personal injuries compensation claim:
If a person dies as a result of the accident and has dependants, the dependants can claim for loss of income which they relied on. When there are no dependants, funeral expenses can be claimed.
Contact us as soon as you are able to discuss your motor vehicle accident compensation claim or click here to submit an online enquiry – we will respond within 24 hours. Time limits do apply to compensation claims, seek advice today. There is no cost for the initial consultation and we work on a "No Win – No Fee" basis .