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Car Accident Lawyers Gold Coast

If you’ve been injured in a car accident on the Gold Coast, Shine Lawyers can take action to help you with a compensation claim. Get in touch today for an obligation-free appointment.

What can you claim for?

What you can claim depends on the extent of your injuries and your personal circumstances. You may be eligible to claim compensation for:

  • Loss of income

  • Medical and rehabilitation expenses

  • Pain and suffering

  • Care and help provided by friends, family or any other individual

How long does a car accident compensation claim take?

The length of time for a car accident compensation claim depends on: 

  • Your injury 

  • The medical and/or rehabilitation treatment you need 

  • Your recovery  

Strict time limitations apply for lodging a car accident claim. Getting the right legal advice after you’ve been injured is critical to ensuring you can claim the compensation you’re eligible for. 


Ensuring everyone has access to justice is important to us. That’s why we offer our car accident services on a No Win, No Fee* basis. This means you won’t have to worry about legal fees unless we receive a successful outcome for you. 

*Conditions apply. 

Additional claim types

Depending on the circumstances of your Gold Coast car accident compensation claim, you may be eligible for other forms of compensation. Our expert team will closely assess the circumstances of your accident and help you understand your options. You may be able to claim compensation for:

Preparing to claim injury compensation for a Gold Coast car accident 

When preparing to make a Gold Coast or Queensland car accident compensation claim here are some important steps to take (you can also check out our What to do in a car accident checklist): 

Reporting the accident 

  • Report the accident to the police. Our car accident lawyers Gold Coast can help you do this if you haven’t already 

  • Take photographs or video of the injury and the location where the injury occurred 

  • Write down what happened to you – including the contact details of any witnesses to the accident  

  • Keep any communications you receive from those responsible for your injury, including texts and emails 

Medical certificate 

See a doctor – preferably your own doctor - for your injuries and ask them for a a medical certificate to support your claim. 

Contact Shine Lawyers

Find out if you have a claim by using our fast and free online tool or contact us for an obligation-free legal consultation either over the phone or in one of our Queensland locations. You’ll find our conveniently located car accident lawyers Gold Coast are in: 

Gold Coast car accident FAQs

Do I need a car accident lawyer on the Gold Coast or can I represent myself?

When you or your loved one is injured in a car accident, you can represent yourself to make a claim for compensation. However, an experienced car accident lawyer on the Gold Coast will have a thorough understanding of the law, relevant time limits, your legal rights and entitlements and a commitment to actively pursuing your claim. 

Without the right legal advice and support, you may not receive the car accident injury compensation you’re entitled to. 

Why trust Shine Lawyers to be my car accident lawyer on the Gold Coast? 

We have helped thousands of Australians right wrong and access more than $1 billion in entitlements and compensation through our expert services. 95% of the cases we represent are settled without the stress of going to court.  

We offer access to affordable legal advice including on a No Win, No Fee* basis and an obligation-free initial consultation so you can understand your rights and know where you stand.  

*Conditions apply 

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