If you have been involved in a car accident in Queensland or Western Australia (WA) and suffered a whiplash injury, back injury, neck injury, spinal injury or any other type of injury as a result, it’s important to realise that you may have a claim for compensation under QLD or WA compensation law. Whether you were the driver or the passenger, driving for work purposes or otherwise, you may be entitled to make a car accident compensation claim.
Shine Lawyers have car accident lawyers that can provide legal advice following an accident or injury. All of our car accident lawyers operate on a No Win No Fee guarantee, which means you don’t have to pay our legal fees unless we win your claim at the end.
The car accident claims process in Queensland and WA
Our car accident lawyers in Queensland and WA can help you find out your rights when it comes to making a compensation claim under law. No two car accident compensation claims are the same, but generally, the below process represents how a client goes through the process in these states.
How car accident compensation gets calculated in Queensland and WA
Every car accident compensation claim is different, but in most instances a monetary value is placed on the gap between your predicted life path before the car accident, and your actual life path since the accident.
This page is written specifically for a Queensland or Western Australian audience. Restrictions in these states prohibited us from showing certain information regarding our legal services, so if you are located outside these states please click here for information on car accident law.
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Common questions about Car Accident Lawyers in Queensland & WA
It’s very important you seek legal advice as soon as possible following a car accident so that your rights are not compromised due to a missed time limit.
Every case is different, with some cases being more complex than others. Having an expert car accident lawyer explain your rights and avenues to compensation can help provide the clarity you need to get a handle on the Queensland or WA legal process. Make sure you obtain the legal services of a professional that thoroughly investigates your situation and the facts of your case.
- How severe your injuries are
- How much you have lost and will lose in wages
- How much care you need
- How much you have paid out of your own pocket.
Any damage to your own car or the contents in your car can usually be claimed through your own car insurance provider. Sometimes, the insurer will agree to pay for some or all of the costs for your ongoing treatment, so that you’re not out of pocket while you’re waiting for the claim to be finalised.
Most people making motor vehicle compensation legal claims choose not to act for themselves and instead engage an expert compensation lawyer. The best compensation lawyers can provide the knowledge and experience required to help guide a case to a successful outcome.
- Gold Coast
- Hervey Bay
- North Lakes
- Stones Corner
- Sunshine Coast
The below links contain further information regarding your legal options.
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Shine Lawyers also have accredited specialists in personal injury law in Queensland:
Jodie Willey, Brisbane
Kathryn Rayner, Townsville
Lisa Kinder, Toowoomba
Melissa O'Neill, Brisbane
Michelle Wright, Springwood
Peter Matus, Bundall
Roger Singh, Brisbane
Simon Morrison, Brisbane