If you have suffered a quad bike accident, it is possible you may entitled to make a compensation claim under Queensland or Western Australian (WA) law.
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Common questions about Quad bike accident lawyers Queensland and WA
Quad bike accident at work
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.
Under motor vehicle claims law this time limit is typically three years from the date of the accident – however there can be exceptions to this. It’s important you seek legal help as soon as possible after an accident in order to ensure your opportunity to make a claim is not lost.
The legal costs differ depending on how complex your cases is, and a lawyer will be able to give you a good indication of this when they know a little more about your case.
The person directly responsible for the accident doesn’t typically pay anything out of their own pocket as it’s all handled through that person’s insurance.
A lawyer will be able to give you a good indication of how much you can expect following your quad bike accident once they know a little more about your case.
- 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.
A lawyer will be able to give you a good indication of how long a case might take once they know your situation.
Most people making quad bike 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 in Queensland and WA.
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Lisa Kinder, Toowoomba
Melissa O'Neill, Brisbane
Michelle Wright, Springwood
Peter Matus, Bundall
Roger Singh, Brisbane
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