Car Accident Lawyer Ipswich
When you have been involved in a motor vehicle accident, it can be traumatic and may have left you with injuries no matter how serious. Our Ipswich accident injury lawyers can assist injured drivers, passengers, pedestrians, and cyclists.
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Learn about your rights and obligations following a car accident that resulted in injury. As the long-term impact can be hard to predict, our Ipswich personal injury lawyers can help to ensure you are not caught out financially further down the track.
No Win No Fee Car Accident Lawyers
A No Win No Fee lawyer means that they will represent you without requiring payment of legal costs upfront. You will only be required to pay your No Win No Fee lawyer if your case is won for legal services conducted throughout your matter.
We’ll Come To You If Mobility Is An Issue
If you have suffered a severe injury or mobility has become complicated, Our personal injury lawyers can come to you. Work, hospital or home, our personal injury lawyers will visit you for an obligation-free consultation to provide legal advice surrounding the complexity of motor vehicle accident claims. Talk to us today.
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Your wellbeing is the centrepiece of our operations. Our Ipswich personal injury lawyers are happy to discuss this aspect of a WorkCover claim with you in an obligation free consultation. As a personal injury
What Can I Claim Compensation For?
If you are not at fault for the incident and you have been injured as a driver, passenger, or pedestrian, you can claim personal injury compensation. If it is likely that you will be found to have some fault, you may still be able to claim compensation with a “contributory negligence” finding. Seeking personal injury legal advice for all types of personal injury is important in order to ascertain what you might be able to claim and the process you will need to follow. As a personal injury law firm with locations all over Queensland, our Ipswich personal injury lawyers can advise you whether you are eligible to make a personal injury claim. Please contact us either by submitting an online enquiry or by calling us.
Some of the most common things you can claim compensation for are:
- Expenses incurred by you in assessing or treating injuries, as well as any future medical bills that arise.
- Expenses paid by others, including Medicare, Comcare, private health insurance and more.
- Income lost from earning capacity due to the accident (including superannuation) with immediate and future impact.
- General compensation for pain and suffering because of your injury and includes potential permanent disabilities.
- Lowered quality of living (including physical, mental or financial hardship).
- Home/vehicle modifications to cater for impairments.
- Both paid and unpaid domestic assistance also known as gratuitous care you have received from loved ones or care professionals following an accident.
What Should I Do If I've Been In A Car Crash?
Try and remain calm, observant, and helpful. While emotions can be high if you or someone else is injured, making sure emergency services are called and that nobody else is put in harm’s way should be your priority. You are also obliged to exchange contact and insurance information with the other parties involved and witnesses.
As soon as possible following the car accident, you should write down everything that happened. As soon as possible you should speak with our personal injury lawyers to obtain advice surrounding your rights to make a compensation claim.
Take Photos And Videos
Pictures of your car accident injuries, even if they seem minor, the place where the incident happened and any vehicles, equipment, road condition, or fixtures involved can significantly help your case. Do not discard any items damaged in the incident, like a bicycle, car, laptop, and bag.
Keep A Diary
Keep track of all absences from work related to your car accident injuries and all related medical appointments, including doctors, physiotherapists, chiropractors etc. Recording all assistance provided by friends and family members and paid professionals may qualify you for additional compensation.
Gather Important Documents
Demonstrate your loss of earnings and earning capacity for up to six years before the car accident by gathering payslips, group certificates, income tax returns. Work-related items, including contracts, references and your resume, can assist with earnings claims. Additionally, collect proof of your expenses in the way of invoices and receipts for appointments and medication.
How long should a whiplash claim take?
No Win No Fee personal injury claims for whiplash and related injuries have a limitation period of 3 years governed by Queensland legislation. These claims can take anywhere up to 3 years, and if they do not settle or come to a resolution in this time, action must be taken in the court to protect to the limitation period. Whether you have had an accident yesterday, or years ago, our personal injury lawyers are able to advise you on the area of law and your rights in terms of the limitation period.
Talk To Us: Car Accident Lawyers Ipswich
It should not cost a fortune for a legal representation when the unexpected happens. For this reason, we provide our legal services on a ‘No Win No Fee’ basis.
For more information, call us on 1800 HELPLINE (1800 435 754) or complete a form, and one of our Ipswich car accident injury lawyers will get back to you.
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