If you have suffered a spinal injury, it can feel like your whole life has been turned upside down. Doing everyday things like making a cup of coffee or walking to get the newspaper can be impossible.
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Getting compensation for your injuries can relieve a little bit of the financial stress caused by the injury and provide a platform to build and improve your situation for the future.
Shine lawyers are spinal injury lawyers that can help you get the compensation you need. We have experts on hand that specialise in spinal injury compensation claims and provide services on a No Win No Fee basis, which means you won't have to pay our legal fees unless we win your claim at the end.
Spinal injury compensation claims legal process
Every spinal injury compensation claim is different. The below image is a good representation of how a client moves through the compensation process following their spinal injury.
How spinal injury compensation gets calculated
Depending on the nature of your spinal injury, in most instances a monetary value is placed on the gap between your predicted life path before the spinal injury, and your actual life path since the spinal injury.
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Common questions about Spinal Injury Compensation Claims
If you have suffered a spinal injury due to someone else’s actions, its possible you may have a claim for compensation. Types of spinal injury claims can include bulging discs in the spine, repetitive strain injuries, whiplash spinal injuries, and other spinal cord injuries (including Cauda Equina Syndome). Shine Lawyers can advise you on your rights and can see if you have a claim in an obligation free first consultation.
Even if the spinal injury resulted from your actions at work, on the roads, or out in a public place – depending on the facts of your situation, you may still have rights to pursue a spinal injuries compensation claim.
Shine Lawyers are expert spinal injury lawyers that can help you find out if you have a compensation claim, and bring it forward on your behalf should you wish. We have a proven track record when it comes to getting spinal injury compensation and all our lawyers operate on a No Win No Fee guarantee, which means we won't charge you anything to bring forward a spinal injury compensation claim unless we win your case at the end of the process.
The person or persons responsible for your injury typically don't pay out of their own pocket - it's all done through their insurance company.
As part of our service we provide an obligation free first consultation, which means you can get a good idea of your rights and avenues to compensation upfront.
typically, compensation can be obtained for:
- Home modifications
- Psychological and psychiatric support
- The cost of special equipment (insurance and maintenance costs included)
- Paid nursing, respite or support worker care
- Costs for maintaining your rehabilitation e.g. hoists, gym equipment
- Medical supplies and pharmaceutical expenses
- Special vehicle or modification costs to your vehicle
- Costs associated with managing your compensation
Shine Lawyers can advise you of your rights and give you further information about how long you could expect your case to take once they know more about your specific situation.
We also provide an obligation free first consultation, so it doesnt cost you anything to find out your rights and avenues to compensation.
Most people making spinal 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 spinal injury 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 are always available to chat and who understand that explaining things in plain English to you is important. There will be no legal mumbo-jumbo here. We provide all of our spinal 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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