The following resources are provided by Queensland Compensation Lawyers to help answer any questions you may have, explain legal terms involved in personal injury law, give an overview of legislation and give examples of some case studies.
The information provided does not substitute for legal advice.
Please contact us and talk to a lawyer at Queensland Compensation Lawyers before making any decisions, which may affect your legal rights and ultimately the compensation that you receive.
It’s important to talk to a lawyer as soon as possible after your accident as there are time limits for claims for personal injuries compensation to be lodged. They are set out in the legislation covering personal injuries law and vary depending on what type of personal accident occurred.
Ninety-nine per cent of cases are settled in the conference and mediation stage. That’s why it’s important to engage a personal injuries compensation lawyer who can represent you in negotiations with the defendant and obtain a great outcome without the costs of going to court.
An accredited personal injury specialist can determine whether you have sufficient evidence to pursue a claim for accident compensation. They will also know the time limitations for making the claim and the appropriate steps to lodge the claim.
The time it takes to settle an injuries compensation claim is determined by the extent of your injuries, number of respondents and the legal process. This means that every case is different, so we need to talk to you about the details of your personal accident first.
We want to receive the maximum amount of compensation for you, in the shortest possible time. To get the maximum compensation, we must gather the necessary evidence. This can take time, depending on the extent of your injuries.
Generally speaking, the sooner you start your claim, the sooner you will receive a settlement.
Damages can be claimed for physical and psychological injuries as well as loss of income. It depends on the severity of the injuries and the extent of the impact on your life. Claims may encompass compensation for:
At Queensland Compensation Lawyers we will not take your case unless we think we have a good chance of winning it. Therefore, we undertake to cover all costs until the case is settled. This is called a "No Win – No Fee" system.
For an overview of the claims process visit our claims process page.
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Personal injuries lawyers have specific knowledge of the legislation governing personal injury compensation and workers’ compensation. They can act as your motor vehicle accident compensation lawyers or workers’ compensation lawyer as well as represent you in defective product and public venue cases. They can represent you in negotiations with the defendant, ensuring you get the highest injuries compensation claim, in the fastest possible time. They have access to medical specialists to help build your case. At Queensland Compensation Lawyers, our lawyers will not charge for professional fees until your case is settled in your favour.