Shine Lawyers are expert back injury lawyers who can help you establish your rights under Australian law and help you with a back injury compensation claim.
For more information on the legal process and how you can access compensation following a back injury, watch our simple guide to compensation claims:
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Common questions about Back Injury Compensation Claims
Typically, if you have suffered a back injury resulting from the negligence or carelessness of others, whether through unsafe work conditions, inadequate equipment, a rear-end collision on the roads, or otherwise – it’s possible you may have a claim for compensation.
Some common causes of back injuries include:
- Road accidents;
- Lifting or carrying heavy objects;
- Falling from a height;
- Slips and trips; and
- Faulty goods.
It’s important you seek legal help as soon as possible after your back injury so that you get a full understanding of your rights and entitlements.
- Pain and suffering;
- Loss of enjoyment of life;
- Past and future earnings;
- Home nursing and care; and
- Hospital and rehabilitation expenses.
There are many things you may be able to claim compensation for following a back injury. Once a lawyer knows the ins and outs of your situation they should be able to give you a through indication of what you can likely claim.
In most instances a monetary value is placed on the gap between your life path before the injury, and your life path since the injury.
An injury law expert will be able to advise you on how long your claim may take once they know a bit more about your situation.
Strict time limits apply to lodging a back injury claim. Please contact Shine Lawyers for further information regarding your entitlements and your eligibility to claim
The legal costs themselves really depend on the work required to make your claim successful and this can vary depending on the complexity of your case.
Most people making back 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.
Our compensation experts are in the following locations:
New South Wales
- Gold Coast
- Hervey Bay
- North Lakes
- Stones Corner
- Sunshine Coast
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Meet the team
Shine Lawyers also has accredited specialists in personal injury law in Australia:
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
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