Motor Vehicle Accidents
Motor vehicle accidents are one of the most common forms of personal injury claims. By far the most common motor vehicle accidents are accidents involving one or more motor vehicles such as cars however motor vehicle accidents come in all shapes and sizes.
Car Accident Helpline can provide you with obligation free advice from personal injury lawyers concerning any motor vehicle accident including accidents involving motor cycles, bicycles, pedestrians, trucks and watercraft including boats and jet ski’s.
For instance Queensland has a compulsory third party system under which claimant’s can recover an amount for:
- General Damages being an amount for pain and suffering limited to claims involving greater than 10% whole person impairment.
- Medical Expenses
- Care and assistance (again limited by legislation) and
- Economic Loss both past and future
Western Australia has a similar system with limits on pain and suffering awards, while other States and Territories have variations on this system.
Our personal injury lawyers and consultants can advise you almost immediately of the types of damages that you might recover based upon your individual circumstances and location. By calling us or arranging for us to contact you we will explain to you the process that needs to be undertaken to recover those damages and the likelihood of your success. This will occur when we first speak with you.
Should you wish to pursue a claim, our personal injury lawyers will arrange for your claim to be lodged, assessments to be undertaken by medical specialists and an assessment to be made of your entitlement in terms of damages.
We have legal advisors who will provide you with No Win No Fee advice and you don’t pay us or our specialist Lawyers anything in the unlikely event that we or they are not successful.
The process is relatively simple and we would encourage you to allow us the opportunity to explain it to you so as to ensure that your rights are protected. Strict Limitation Periods apply to Car Accident Claims and your rights can be lost if action is not taken within specific time periods relevant to Queensland. Other States have their own limitation periods.
Please contact us on either 1800 HELPLINE (1800 435 754) or complete the attached and we will contact you almost immediately
FAQs About Motor Vehicle Claims in Brisbane and Queensland
A car accident occurs when there has been a collision with another vehicle, pedestrian, animal or stationary object.
Always stay at the scene.
If anyone is injured or there are hazardous threats to public safety, call 000.
If not, exchange information with the other person or people involved in the car accident. Call PoliceLink on 131 444 if they refuse to provide their details.
For assistance with death or injury that requires medical attention, call 000. If you suspect anyone involved in the car accident is under the influence of drugs or alcohol, call PoliceLink on 131 444.
It will also be important to call your car insurance company to notify them of the car accident and the damages incurred. Following that, you might need some legal advice.
When you are ready, our car accident lawyers are able to help you with your case.
It is best to seek legal advice after a car accident when:
- You are unsure who is at fault
- Your car insurance company is not providing you with the coverage owed
- You feel unsure how to make a car accident claim
- You want to increase your chances of a successful car accident claim
Our lawyers are available to give you obligation free advice following a car accident. Call our helpline today.
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