Personal Injuries Claims
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If you have been injured on the road, at work, or because of the actions or negligence of someone else, you may be eligible to make a claim for personal injury compensation.
Bartels Lawyers offer No Win, No Fee options on personal injury cases because we know that the financial burden of making a claim can add further stress to you and your family during an already difficult time. We believe that all Queenslanders with a valid claim should be able to seek justice and access to compensation.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is a personal injury and can I make a claim?
A personal injury is defined by harm to body or mind caused by someone else’s actions, whether deliberate or accidental.
If the injured party is not at fault and there is fault on the part of another party, then the injured person may be entitled to make a claim.
Do I need a personal injury claim lawyer?
Strict time limits apply in relation to claims and there are procedures that must be followed to make a claim, so using an experienced compensation lawyer is recommended.
What are the steps to claim compensation for personal injury?
- Report the incident to employer (work accident) or police (road accident)
- Seek medical advice
- Seek legal advice
What is required to prove personal injury claim?
To receive compensation for a personal injury, you must prove that you were harmed or injured by another party and/or by a person or company failing to act in a proper way.
How long does a personal injury claim take?
Normally, a personal injury claim will take 1 to 2 years. Claims may take less time if medical advice is sufficient to predict the long term effects of the injury.
What are the time limitations for making a personal injury claim?
There is normally a nine month time limit within which to notify the other party of the claim. The claim must be filed in the Court within three years of the date of the accident.
Does the No Win, No Fee policy apply to personal injury claims?
Depending on the specifics of your case, your personal injury claim may be eligible for our No Win, No Fee payment policy. This means legal costs are only payable if your claim is successful.
Our specialist team will assess your circumstances to ensure they have a certain level of confidence that your case is winnable. For more details see Fees.
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