This includes past and future medical expenses. It can be expenses for medical, rehab, physiotherapy, pharmaceuticals, medical aids and any other reasonable expenses.
This includes past and future loss of income resulting from the injuries. You may also be entitled to claim loss of promotional opportunities, interest and superannuation.
This includes both physical suffering and mental distress. It also includes deprivation of the ability to participate in normal activities and enjoy life to the fullest.
This refer to help with domestic, personal care, vehicle or home maintenance tasks. It can be provided by anyone, paid or unpaid. But you can only claim if you meet certain conditions.
All injures from a car crash are covered, no matter if it is psychological or physical in nature.
Examples of common car crash injuries include:
Please know that even if your injuries do not appear to be significant, you should always visit a GP. It is vital for you to have a medical professional to take a look at your injuries, before you think you have fully recovered. There might be some unforeseeable long-term side-effects if you choose to ignore your injuries.
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:
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.
We offer a ‘No Win No Fee’ cost agreement for car crash claims.
This means that you are free from paying any upfront costs during the claim.
Our legal fees are only payable when the claim settled successfully.
We provide this legal cost framework so that everyone can have fair and equal access to justice.
Compensation is paid by the Compulsory Third Party (CTP) insurer of the at fault vehicle. The CTP Insurer will deal with everything.
The claim is not made directly against the at fault driver, meaning the driver will not need to pay out of pocket, nor will they have to find a lawyer to represent them.
For example, if you were injured as a passenger due to the fault of your partner who was driving, then you could make a claim against the CTP with no adverse implications on your partner.
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 car crash claim will take in Queensland depends on various factors, such as:
Many car crash compensation claims can be finalised within 15 months, but more complex cases with multiple injuries can take longer.
Very few cases end up going to Court. The vast majority of car crash 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.
Yes, you can represent yourself. However, dealing with insurance companies can be difficult for someone who has no experience and limited time. Insurance companies are multi-million-dollar businesses that will settle your claim for as little as possible.
Whereas, we have spent years dedicated to compensation law. We know the insurance process and court system. Our expertise makes certain that you will get the compensation you deserve. With a free case assessment and a no win no fee cost agreement, you have no risks.
Get in touch today, and let us do all the worrying.
For all car crash 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 help you claim compensation for the damages to your car, free of charge!
Getting compensation for damages to your car will greatly depend on who has what kind of insurance. So please pay careful attention to what kind of insurance you and the at-fault driver might have.
Car accidents are life-changing experiences. The crash itself is only the beginning. The insurance claim process can be extremely long and complex. Don’t fight this battle alone!
We have been fighting for victims of car accidents just like our clients. The insurance company tried its best to minimize her compensation, but we did not stop until she got the fair compensation she deserved.
For personal injury claims, we will not charge you any fees unless we recover compensation for you.
Most law firms charge up to 25% uplift fees of usual legal fees, but we will not charge any uplift fees!
If you are unable to meet us during business hours, we can always come see you either after work or even during weekends.
Committed to ensuring the best possible outcome for you. We will update you on any progress and changes.
We speak your language (English/Mandarin/Cantonese). We are easily accessible by phone, email, social media and SMS.
We believe in the strict compliance to all ethical standards. Guiding you through each stage of your case is our pleasure.
Our experienced lawyers will listen to your story and tell you what to do next.
Once you engage us, we will gather the required details and work on your case.
We provide the most efficient solution and give you instant updates.
We will strive to achieve the result satisfying your best interests.