If you have suffered a serious head injury it can have a big impact on your life and change things forever. You and your family will likely need ongoing support and care, which can be costly. Often, bringing forward a claim for compensation is the only way to get the kind of support needed to improve the situation.
If you’ve suffered a head injury, brain injury, neck injury, back injury, or any other type of serious injury as a result of someone else or the negligence of another party, it’s possible you may have a claim for compensation. Shine lawyers are head injury compensation claim experts who can advise you of your rights and bring forward a claim on your behalf.
Head injury claims process with Shine Lawyers
The legal process when it comes to making a head injury compensation claim can be hard to understand. Shine Lawyers are head injury compensation experts and the below image generally represents the process around making a claim for compensation with us. We will help explain what this all means and talk you through it once we have a chat about your situation.
Head injury compensation - how it gets calculated
Head injury compensation is calculated differently depending on your individual circumstances. In most cases, a monetary value is placed on the gap between your predicted life path before the injury that resulted from the incident, and your actual life path since. Shine Lawyers can help you every step of the way and get you the compensation you need following your head injury.
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Common questions about Head Injury Compensation Claims
Simply contact us today to find out your legal options and if you are able to make a head injury claim for compensation.
- A person or business was careless
- You have suffered as a result of this carelessness
- You will continue to suffer in the future
The person/company won’t pay out of their own pocket so they won’t have to find lawyers to help them. Their insurance company will deal with everything.
Depending on how serious your head injury is, compensation can be recovered for:
- Home and yard modifications
- The cost of special equipment
- Insurance and maintenance costs of special equipment
- Special vehicle costs
- Technical equipment which may assist with memory
- Equipment to help with visual difficulties
- Paid nursing, respite or support worker care
- Costs for maintaining your rehabilitation
- Medical supplies and pharmaceutical expenses
- Costs associated with managing your compensation
Compensation amounts are based on your individual circumstances and the recommendations made by medical professionals.
Your legal team can help you understand what you may be able to claim once they know a bit more about your situation.
Many head injury claims can be finalised within 18 months, but more complex cases with multiple injuries can take longer.
Our team will always be up front with how long the claim may take and keep you fully informed about the process along the way.
The time limits vary for each state so it’s important you contact us to ensure you are fully informed about your rights.
Your legal costs will depend on the amount of work required to resolve your claim and each situation is different. We’ll always be completely transparent when it comes to your legal fees so you can be sure you’re in safe hands.
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 head injury compensation 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 Lawyers you will have your own go-to team, who understand that explaining things simply and easily is important. No legal mumbo jumbo here. We provide all of our head injury services on a No Win No Fee Guarantee, which means you won't have to pay our legal fees unless we win your claim.
Hear from some of our clients below who have been through the legal process with us.
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