If you have suffered a quad bike accident, it's possible you may entitled to make a compensation claim under Queensland or Western Australian (WA) law.
How do I tell if I have a quad bike accident claim?
Quad bike accident claims can be complicated to litigate against. Your ability to claim compensation really depends on the circumstances of the accident and the nature of your injuries.
You may be able to make a claim under the workers’ compensation scheme if you have been injured on a quad bike whilst at work. An expert lawyer will be able to advise you on your right to make a claim once they know more about your situation.
Quad bike accident on the road
You may be able to make a claim under motor vehicle compensation law if you have been injured on a quad bike whilst on the road. An expert lawyer will be able to advise you on your rights after they know more about your circumstances.
Recreational quad bike accident
You may be able to make a claim under public liability law if you have been injured while using the quad bike recreationally. An expert lawyer will be able to advise you on your right to make a claim once they know a bit more about your situation.
What is the quad bike accident claims process in Queensland and WA?
The quad bike claims process can differ depending on the nature of your claim. The below image is good to give you a rough idea of the steps you can expect in the process.
What can I claim quad bike accident compensation for?
What you can claim for really depends on the how badly you have been affected by your injuries, and the facts of your particular case. It is possible to claim quad bike compensation in Queensland or WA for:
- loss of earnings
- medical and hospital expenses
- pain and suffering
- help at home (paid or unpaid)
In most cases a monetary value is placed on the gap between your life path before the quad bike injury, and your life path since the injury.
Watch our guide to compensation claims for more information on what's involved in the legal process and how you can access compensation following a quad biking accident.