Abuse Claims are an incredibly sensitive matter for anyone involved. Whether you were the subject of abuse, you are related to a victim of abuse or a spouse, you will likely know all too well the devastating affects on victims of abuse.
People who suffer abuse whether physical, mental or sexual are often left with lifelong physical and/or psychiatric injuries including:
- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder;
- Depression; and
A claim for injuries sustained from abuse in Queensland are brought under the Personal Injuries Proceedings Act 2002. The Act, allows a person to be compensated for damages including (but not limited to):
- Pain and Suffering
- Medical expenses (past and into the future);
- Past Economic Loss;
- Future Economic Loss;
- Legal costs;
- Care costs.
Abuse claims are incredibly sensitive matters which require our solicitors to tailor their approach to each individual that we are acting for.
Please note that compensation claims require a number of considerations and it is important that you seek legal advice urgently so you know what to do moving forward. A failure to comply with time frames amongst other things can be fatal to your claim. If you or any one you know has suffered abuse at the hands of another, you should speak with us on a confidential basis to discuss your prospects of bringing a claim for compensation.
At Queensland Compensation lawyers, we know Compensation claims can be daunting and hard to navigate. That’s why we’ll work hard with you from the start. We’ll ensure you get the treatment and compensation you deserve.