If you’ve suffered a military injury, our specialist lawyers can help you obtain compensation on a no win no risk basis.
If you have been injured during your time in the military, this may have been a result of employer negligence. You may be able to claim compensation if Defence failed in any of the following:
Military personnel need not have suffered injuries as part of their basic training. On-base personnel working in administration and non-combat operations may also be exposed to workplace hazards. These hazards must be eliminated as part of OH&S regulation and their duty of care.
If you have been injured due to negligence or through no fault of your own, you may be entitled to make a claim for compensation.
The military has many separate roles, all with their own unique hazards. Some common military injuries may include, but are not limited to:
If you were injured and your injury is not listed, you may still be eligible for a claim. Call Australian Accident Helpline Personal Injury 1800 106 107 and one of our specialist experts can help you make a determination vis a vis your eligibility. Can’t call? Use our online form and we’ll reply at a more convenient time.
‘No win, no fee’ is a legal claims process that waives any fees payable by the injured party should the claim be unsuccessful.
If your case is won, the already agreed upon legal fees will be taken from your settlement.
It’s worth noting that the losing side will pay the majority of your legal fees.
The amount of compensation you may be owed depends entirely on the severity of their injuries. The State in which your accident happened will also be taken into account.
Some of the main things a solicitor will consider when negotiating your compensation will include.
You can make your own assessment online, without having to speak to a lawyer using our compensation calculator.
We assist hundreds of Australians injured at work if it was not their fault, even if you are in the military. Our panel of specialist No Win, No Fee road traffic accident solicitors are trusted experts dealing with military negligence and accident claims.
If you are afraid of reprisals from officers or superiors, or that your military record will reflect a poor standing, rest assured you are further protected against discrimination by law, and is grounds for legal action in and of itself.