You may be able to make a public liability claim, if you were injured in the following circumstances or locations:
If you have been injured under the care of your medical practitioner, you may be entitled to make a medical negligence claim.
Our lawyers negotiate with insurers to gather required evidence and to get you the best possible outcome in your medical negligence claim
You may be able to make a Medical negligence claim, if you were injured in the following circumstances:
You will need to commence court proceedings within 3 years from the time you became aware of the seriousness of the injury and the fact that this injury may have been caused by the negligence of the other party injury, after this time your rights may be extinguished, and you may not be able to make a claim. It is important that legal advice is sought as soon as possible.
You should seek medical attention immediately after suffering injury.
Report the incident in writing to the appropriate body (i.e. Police, Road Authorities, Supermarkets or Shopping Centres)
Medical and diagnostic reports including medical certificates obtained from your doctor are the evidences which could support your claim.
It will be helpful to keep records and receipts of medical expenses and details of when treatment was received; It would be helpful to keep a record of cost and expenses relevant to the injury
You may also need to maintain records of lost wages if the injury has caused you miss work.
It will be helpful to take photographs of the incident site, location or the product which caused the injuries and photographs of your injuries;
We recommend you contact our team to discuss your claim with a lawyer so that the matter can be properly prepared to enable you to receive your maximum compensation entitlements.
If you have been injured at work, it is usually possible to make a worker’s compensation claim.
It is important that you should notify your employer as soon as possible and request a worker’s compensation claim form. Your employer should assist you with obtaining the correct claim forms for you and your doctor to complete and attach your medical certificate. Be sure to keep copies of these documents for your own records, make sure that you return the originals to your employer, who will have to sign.
Seek medical attention right away, even if your injuries appear to be minor.
It would be helpful to keep all receipts for medical treatment;
Contact a lawyer for independent advice.
It would be helpful to obtain and exchange the following details with the at-fault driver involved (licence number, contact details, car rego etc) as these details will be required in order to lodge a claim.
Obtain evidence-Take photographs of the accident scene cars involved, damages of the cars, , damages to your car, photo of the other party’s licence, injuries if any. These could be essential evidence to prove who was at fault in the accident.
It is also advisable to seek a professional medical assessment of your injuries as soon as possible.
Report the accident to the police
It is important and helpful to get in touch with the at-fault driver's CTP insurance provider to lodge a claim.
While each claim is different, compensation payout amounts generally covers:
Consulting your doctor is imperative both for your well-being as well as for making a claim for compensation
Yes you can, but personal injury law is quite complicated and engaging a solicitor will result in less stress and more compensation with support during the process.
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