compensation Law

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Why Ascent Lawyers?

We are committed to helping you at a difficult time in your life.

No Win No Fee

For personal injury claims, we will not charge you any fees unless we recover compensation for you.

No Uplift Fee

Most law firms charge up to 25% uplift fees of usual legal fees, but we will not charge any uplift fees!

After Hour Appointments

If you are unable to meet us during business hours, we can always come see you either after work or even during weekends.

Quality of Service

Committed to ensuring the best possible outcome for you. We will update you on any progress and changes.

Multilingual & Multi-media

We speak your language (English/Mandarin/Cantonese). We are easily accessible by phone, email, social media and SMS.

Diligent & Responsible

We believe in the strict compliance to all ethical standards. Guiding you through each stage of your case is our pleasure.

Help when you need it most

An accident can change your life in an instant. The injuries changed our client’s life forever. Her previous law firm wanted to drop her case. She felt hopeless. She felt there was nowhere to ask for help.

With the help for our team of dedicated legal experts, she received the much-needed medical treatments with no cost. In the end, we settled her claim with an amount beyond her expectations.Helping clients who need it most is the driving force behind our firm.

compensation Law

No one plans on being injured.
But we’re here for you if you are!

Frequently Asked Questions

Your claim will cover all of your physical and psychological injuries and losses, including past and future loss.

Some examples of the things you might be able to claim under Queensland law include:

  • Medical, rehabilitation and hospital expenses
  • Loss of earnings
  • Pain and suffering
  • Loss of enjoyment of life
  • Home help and nursing provided by anyone, paid or unpaid, if it meets certain conditions

We cannot give you a definite answer, because every claim is very individualistic.

The amount of compensation you can claim in Queensland will depend on:

  • How bad your injuries are
  • Your age
  • Your education and occupation
  • Your health condition at the time of the accident
  • The circumstances of the accident
  • How much you have lost and will lose in wages
  • How much care you need
  • How much money you have paid and will have to pay out of your own pocket
  • The ability and experience of your compensation lawyer

Once your injuries have been stabilized, you’ll need to see a doctor to understand the impact these injuries will have on your future work and enjoyment of life. This will usually involve visiting one or more medical specialists and them writing a report to support your claim.

An assessment of your situation is needed before any projections can be given. Settlements reflect the long term impact on your life so it’s worth remembering that large settlements are associated with long term or life altering injuries.

Yes, there are strict time limits under Queensland law. Therefore, to ensure the success of your case, you must seek legal advice as soon as possible.

If you missed the time limit, your rights to pursue compensation may be lost. The benefit of hiring our compensation lawyer at Ascent Lawyers is that it becomes our responsibility to ensure the claim is lodged within the time limit and correctly.

How long your personal injury claim takes depends on various factors, such as:

  • how complicated your situation is
  • how serious your injuries are
  • what treatment you will need before your injuries stabilise

Each claim is different. So we can’t give you an estimate here. But once we get to know you better, we can give you a clearer idea of the timeframes involved in your claim.

Very few cases end up going to court. The vast majority of compensation claims are settled before going to court. We aim to keep the legal costs down and maximise your net recovery in a time efficient manner.

For all personal injury claims in Queensland, we work on a No Win No Fee basis. You will only pay our legal fees if we win your case. This means that once we take on your case, you do not have to bear any upfront costs!

You can rest assured because:

  • We can come to you
  • Your initial consultation with us is free
  • Unlike most other firms, we do not charge an uplift fee
  • Our legal fee is capped at 50%, so our fees can never be greater than your net compensation!

How It Works

It could not be any easier. We are always happy to help you figure out what to do.

Get in touch

Our experienced lawyers will listen to your story and tell you what to do next.

Engage us

Once you engage us, we will gather the required details and work on your case.

Getting to work

We provide the most efficient solution and give you instant updates.

Achieving results

We will strive to achieve the result satisfying your best interests.

What People Say About Us

EXCELLENT
Based on 77 reviews
WJ Liu
WJ Liu
4 months ago
Great thanks to Will for being my solicitor, for his patience, professional and instructive work which makes everything goes on well. Thanks!
Devon Fung
Devon Fung
6 months ago
From my personal experience dealing with Jacqueline from Ascent Lawyers, all I can say is that she is professional, reliable and goes above and beyond to deliver the best outcome. Always kept us informed with any updates.Overall, I would highly recommended her.
al80613
al80613
7 months ago
Very efficient and professional through out the whole case and amazing attention to details. Would definitely recommend.
Yuan Chen
Yuan Chen
8 months ago
Very trustworthy law firm with professional and friendly staff. Pricing is very reasonable as they solved my problem efficiently. I strongly recommend it to everyone one.
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yy rain
10 months ago
Ms Gao is an expert in her profession, and provides excellent service. She is patient and answer all enquires quickly! Would definitely recommend her to everyone!
Brian Huang
Brian Huang
11 months ago
Can't rate higher for their professionals, and solve the problem in a sec. Highly recommend