If you have suffered an injury as a result of a truck accident – whether you were the driver or passenger, driving for work reasons or another vehicle involved – you may be eligible for a compensation claim.
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The road can be a dangerous place, with accidents and fatalities all too common. Tragically for truck drivers, truck driving is one of Australia’s least safe professions, with an average rate of 20 deaths per 100,000 workers. Given the size and weight of semi-trailer trucks and road trains, truck crashes are dangerous for anyone involved.
All road users have a duty of care to behave in a reasonable way while using the road - sadly, not everybody does, and accidents can happen. If you’ve been injured in a trucking accident, Shine Lawyers have experienced compensation lawyers who can help you start the process of claiming for compensation during this difficult time.
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Truck crash compensation
The amount of compensation you receive will depend on the circumstances of the accident and the extent of your injuries. As part of your claim, lawyers will also factor in loss of earnings, medical expenses and other pain and suffering that has occurred.
For more information on how compensation is calculated and what's involved in bringing a claim, watch our simple guide to compensation claims below:
Our motor vehicle claim and personal injury lawyers all operate on a “no win no fee” guarantee, which means that you won’t have to pay our legal fees unless we win your claim at the end.
Contact Shine Lawyers today to find out if you’re eligible for injury compensation following your accident.
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Common questions about Truck Accident Lawyers
To ensure there is no delay, please contact Shine Lawyers for further information regarding your entitlements and your eligibility to claim.
Our truck accident lawyers can assess your individual situation and the legal merits of your case, and bring forward a claim for compensation on your behalf.
- medical and hospital expenses
- loss of earnings
- pain and suffering
- Help you have needed at home
A truck injury lawyer can tell you what you might be able to claim once they know a bit more about your situation.
In most cases a monetary value is placed on the gap between your life path before injury and your life path since the injury.
Your lawyer can give you an indication of what this might be after they know more about your situation.
The insurance company deals with everything, so the driver or party at fault won’t have to pay out of their own pocket either.
- how severe your injuries are,
- your age,
- 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,
Damage to your own truck or the contents within it can generally be claimed through your own truck insurance provider. In some cases, 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.
Shine Lawyers help with all truck accident claims on a No Win No Fee basis, which means you will only have to pay our legal fees if and when we win your case at the end of the process.
A lawyer should be able to give you an idea once they know a bit more about your situation.
Most people making truck injury 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.
It doesn't matter if you are located close or far away from a Shine Lawyers office - we will always provide the same, expert advice and manage your claim with the same level of quality and commitment.
Our compensation experts are in the following locations:
New South Wales
- Gold Coast
- Hervey Bay
- North Lakes
- Stones Corner
- Sunshine Coast
Why you should choose Shine Lawyers to handle your truck accident claim
Hear from some of our clients
History of Shine Lawyers
The Shine Lawyers team
Shine Lawyers also have accredited specialists in personal injury law across the nation:
Stuart Le Grand, Melbourne
Ron Kramer, Fairfield
Susan Newman, Sydney
Zlatko Mackic, Liverpool
Jodie Willey, Brisbane
Kathryn Rayner, Townsville
Melissa O'Neill, Brisbane
Michelle Wright, Springwood
Roger Singh, Brisbane
Simon Morrison, Brisbane
At Shine you will have your own go-to team, who are always available to chat and who understand that explaining things in plain English to you is important.
We provide all of our truck accident and motor vehicle accident legal services on a No Win No Fee Guarantee, which means you won't have to pay our legal costs unless we win your claim at the end.
Hear from some of our clients below who have been through the legal process with us.
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