Personal Injury Lawyers Melbourne

Claiming Compensation After Suffering a No-Fault Accident in VIC

Get your claim underway with some of the best No Win, No Fee personal injury lawyers Melbourne has to offer.

Making a claim in Melbourne

In Melbourne and Victoria there are strict time limits are associated with claiming compensation.

The Limitations of Actions Act of 1958 states that claims for personal injuries should be made within three years of discovering your injury or within 12 years from the date of the accident which caused your injury took place.

We offer any plaintiffs seeking compensation for their injuries free and impartial advice so if you’re unsure about anything regarding a potential case, feel free to call us.

Australian accident Helpline has a network of solicitors have who can offer you immediate legal representation anywhere in Melbourne.

To win your injury claim, we must show that the other party owed you a duty of care. If they failed in their duty of care towards you, then you may be entitled to accident compensation.

Your Lawyer will aim to prove that the other side was responsible in the shortest timeframe possible.

How much compensation can I get?

There is no one size fits all solution we can use when it comes to calculating your compensation.

The amount of compensation owed to plaintiffs depends on the severity of their injuries and the State in which they suffered them.

Some of the main things a solicitor will consider when negotiating your compensation will include.

  • Any time off work and lost earnings
  • Any future lost earnings
  • Any changes in your ability to work
  • Care or support, even if given to you for free by family or friends
  • Any adaptations you might need to your home or motor vehicle
  • Travel and accommodation expenses

At this stage it is impossible to give you an accurate estimation of what you could receive however, you can make your own assessment online, without picking up the phone

How to find the best lawyer to act for you

Choosing the right lawyer to represent you is the key to securing maximum compensation for your injuries.

With thousands of practising lawyers in Melbourne, how do you choose the best legal practice for your needs? One good way can be to search a reviews website for personal injury lawyers Melbourne. Note that reviews websites aren’t always accurate, but you can always ask the lawyer in question to verify any reviews.

Will I have to choose a lawyer with offices near me?

Some of the big firms now operate across the whole of Australia. This gives claimants a much better choice when it comes to selecting a lawyer. You should choose based on factors including their success rate and value for money.

Medical examinations will be conducted locally for convenience. We have a national network of medical specialists who we work with, so you will never have to travel far to be assessed.

The fees charged by law firms vary quite a lot.

As an example, one personal injury lawyer in Melbourne might charge $30,000 in fees, and another compensation lawyer in Melbourne might only charge $20,000. When you call us we will explain our legal fees in detail before you sign any paperwork so you can compare our costs with other firms.

Melbourne personal injury lawyer reviews

The levels of service offered by lawyers can range from poor to excellent. Just because someone is fully qualified and has years of experience doesn’t mean they are good at their job.

Researching online reviews can help you decide which lawyer to appoint.

Read more lawyer reviews here

What type of claims do we handle?

We can win compensation for any type of injuries suffered in Melbourne and throughout Victoria. Our lawyers specialise in the following:

If you have been injured whilst driving we have a dedicated team of TAC car accident lawyers ready to help. Our specialists have experience dealing with state insurance companies such as the transport accident commission and will ensure you get maximum compensation as a driver-passenger or pedestrian.

Claim without the risk

f you lose your case, our No Win, No Fee guarantee means you won’t need to pay any legal costs. If your injury claim is a success, your legal costs will be deducted from your compensation. The losing side normally pays a large chunk of your legal costs.

Are there extra costs?

With Australian Accident Helplines No Win, No Fee means no risk to you. You will never be left out of pocket when you claim with us.

What to do next

Our legally trained advisors will never rush you into making a claim with us.

We acknowledge how vulnerable people can be after suffering a no-fault accident.

It’s, for this reason, we have equipped our website with tools to help you make your own mind up.

You can use our site to find out more information specific to your circumstances, calculate your compensation or check your eligibility online without having to speak to us.

Address

Level 7/71 Queens Road,

Melbourne VIC 3004,

Australia

Opening Hours

Monday – Friday : 9am – 6pm

Closed Public Holidays

Our location

Australian Accident Helpline’s Melbourne office is located at Level 7/71 Queens Road, Melbourne VIC 3004.

How we can help

We specialise in all areas of personal injury law and ensure that cases are handled by lawyers with experience handling claims like yours.