Although we can’t turn back the clock, we can help you make a serious injury compensation claim to help you get back to you.
There is much trauma – both physical and mental – when someone sustains grave or serious injuries through no fault of their own. Serious injury can impair one’s ability to earn an income, their mental well-being, and relationships with others.
If you suffered serious injuries due to negligence or via no fault of your own, you may be entitled to compensation. If your injury caused:
The financial effects from these actions may cascade into enormous out-of-
pocket costs such as:
The lawyers at Australian Accident Helpline Personal Injury can make a broad assessment of your eligibility for a personal injury claim. If we determine you have a firm “no win, no fee” case to lodge, we will advise you of this during our no-obligation consultation.
Every day we help people who have suffered serious and catastrophic injuries start their journey towards compensation. Some of the most common accidents that cause serious injuries include:
Preparing documentation to begin a serious injury claim is not only time consuming, but fraught with mental trauma and reminders of the accident. The experts at Australian Accident Helpline Personal Injury won’t press you into making a claim you aren’t ready for and will assist with all facets of your claim to ensure the best chance of success.
To find out if you are eligible for a serious injury claim, call the lawyers at Australian Accident Helpline who can help you through the process. Ring 1800 106 107 for an obligation free consultation.
A serious injury can have immediate and long-term effects on how one lives life on a daily basis.
For example, your day may consist of travelling to hospital or specialist offices, modifications to your house (wheelchair ramps, handrails, etc.) or in-home counselling sessions by a trauma counsellor or psychologist.
These all cost money and are required for your rehabilitation. If you cannot work and must pay for all of these modifications or treatments out of pocket, it only worsens an already fraught financial situation. This can be made urgent due to the severity of your injuries, which may require round-the-clock treatment and care.
Your assessment professional will propose any apparatus or service that allows you to recover quicker be included as part of your compensation claim. This may include physical rehabilitation, physiotherapy, or modifications to your home or vehicle.
If you require a mobility aid such as a wheelchair or motorised scooter, this will also be part of your lawyer’s recommendations. These might be part of your home, such as stairlifts, amenities relocation, or wheelchair access. All of this is put forward as part of the claim.
If you have any questions regarding your immediate needs or want to find out where you stand following a serious injury, contact us today for free on 1800 106 107. There’s no obligation to proceed.
According to Safe Work Australia, 107,355 Australians claimed compensation for serious injury over 2014-15. Serious employee compensation claims extend to injuries that caused an absence at work over one week in length.
90% of these claims were for musculoskeletal disorders or physical injury.
Muscular stress while lifting or handling objects caused 32% of serious claims, while falls, trips, and slips caused 23% of serious claims.
In all, 9.5 serious claims resulted per million hours worked.
The median compensation paid for a serious claim was $10,900 for male employees and $8,900 for female employees.
To have an in-depth conversation with a lawyer, call us on 1800 106 107.
Different factors are taken into account when calculating our compensation such as the severity of your injuries and the state in which your accident occurred.
You can make your own assessment online, without having to speak to a lawyer using our compensation calculator.
Some of the serious injuries one can claim for extends, but is not limited to:
Our expert lawyers make a determination if you can claim compensation for your injury, even if you are unsure of who was at fault. Call 1800 106 107 for more information and to discuss your options.
You can also use our compensation calculator, here.
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