If you’ve been injured in Queensland or Western Australia (WA) because of someone else’s actions, then you may be entitled to make a personal injury compensation claim in these states.
A personal injury lawyer can advise you on your rights and the legal options available to you following an injury.
At Shine Lawyers, we can help in the following areas of personal injuries law:
If you've been injured in a car accident, truck accident, cycling accident, motorbike accident or quad bike accident, whether the incident was your fault or not; then you may have a claim for compensation.
If a doctor, medical practitioner or medical facility has left you injured and they have breached your duty of care, a medical negligence or medical malpractice claim might be possible. For Queensland and Western Australia residences, click here.
If you've had a slip, trip or fall in a public place, then you might be entitled to make a public liability claim.
If you've been injured because of a faulty product, you may entitled to make a product liability claim.
If you're seriously injured because of someone else; whether you have suffered traumatic brain injuries, burn injuries, a serious back injury, neck injury or otherwise, then you may have a claim for compensation.
If you are a survivor of sexual harassment, sexual abuse, or any other form of abuse, you may be entitled to make a claim for compensation.
Personal injury law process in Queensland and WA with Shine Lawyers
The legal process in Queensland or WA can be hard to understand at first. Shine Lawyers are personal injury law experts and the below image generally represents the process around making a claim for compensation. Click to find the steps behind making a personal injury claim.
How personal injury compensation in Queensland and WA gets calculated
Personal injury compensation is calculated differently depending on your claim type and the state in which the case is being litigated in. When it comes to personal injury law in Queensland and WA, in most instances a monetary value is placed on the gap between your predicted life path before the injury, and your actual life path since the injury. Shine Lawyers can help you get compensation for the losses you’ve sustained, and may continue to suffer in the future.
Depending on your claim, compensation may include:
- Medical or professional expenses
- Financial loss or loss of earnings
- Damage to or loss of property
- Physical or psychological pain and suffering
More information about Shine Lawyers
Shine Lawyers have expert personal injury lawyers that can help you determine your rights and bring forward a claim on your behalf. The below links contain further information regarding your legal options.
Shine Lawyers also have accredited specialists in personal injury law in Queensland:
Accredited Specialists - Queensland
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Superannuation and Disability Insurance
If you are unable to work due to illness or injury you might be entitled to benefits through your superannuation or other insurance policies. We recommend speaking to one of our experts for a quick, obligation-free analysis of your situation to determine your rights and ability to make a claim..