Stop Losing Money! Why You Must Hire an Expert Lawyer to Handle Your Car Accident Claim!

Stop Losing Money! Why You Must Hire an Expert Lawyer to Handle Your Car Accident Claim!

Published on 29 May 2023
Last updated on 2 February 2024

Are you looking to make a car accident claim for compensation, but don’t know where to start? If so, then you should consider hiring an expert lawyer. An expert lawyer is highly knowledgeable and experienced in the field of law and can provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the legal process and your rights. They can also provide invaluable advice on how to best present your evidence and can help you obtain a larger compensation amount than if you were to self-represent. In this blog, we will discuss why it is essential to hire an expert lawyer to handle your car accident claim and how they can help you stop losing money and get the compensation you deserve.

If you are not sure what a CTP claim is, please review this post that will explain all the Common types of car insurance in Australia.

 

Stop Losing Money! Why You Must Hire an Expert Lawyer to Handle Your Car Accident Claim!

 

1. Obtain a larger compensation amount than those who self-represent

Having an expert lawyer on your side can make all the difference when it comes to obtaining a larger compensation amount.

Our expert lawyers are highly knowledgeable in the field of law and can provide you with a strong legal strategy that maximizes your chances of obtaining the desired outcome.

We can also provide you with invaluable guidance and advice on how to collect evidence and claims for damages.

We can offer our expertise in negotiations to further maximize your compensation amount.

 

2. Ensure your CTP claim is made in full compliance with all regulations and deadlines

Our personal injury experts are highly experienced in the CTP claims process and have an in-depth understanding of the regulations and time limits that must be followed. We can make sure that all paperwork is completed correctly and that all deadlines are met. This can help give you the best chance of success with your claim.

 

3. Complete the Notice of Accident Claim form accurately and send it to the right CTP insurer

The first step in making a CTP claim in Queensland is to submit a Notice of Accident Claim form to the correct CTP insurer. The average joe might find it challenging to find out who the correct CTP insurer is. Our team can easily determine who the correct CTP insurer is and ensure the claim form is completed without any error and sent to the correct insurer.

 

4. Provide support and advice regarding the liability investigation process

An expert lawyer can provide valuable support and advice when it comes to the liability investigation process. We can help you understand the process, provide advice on the evidence you need to provide, and guide you through the process. We are experienced in dealing with CTP claims and can provide advice and guidance on the best course of action for your claim. This can help you get the best outcome from the investigation.

 

5. Let you know if the insurer’s requests for information are necessary or an attempt to weaken your case

In all CTP claim processes, the insurance company is allowed and will often send out information requests. In an attempt to reduce avoid paying out too much money on your claim, some of these requests can be an attempt to weaken your case or even discourage you from pursuing it at all.

Only a personal injury expert can tell you whether or not this information request is necessary. We can also argue that the request is completely unnecessary.

 

6. Help you select the most suitable independent medical specialist for your best chance of success

An expert lawyer can help you select the most suitable independent medical examination for the situation. We know what to look for and what questions to ask when it comes to selecting an independent medical examination for you.

A report from independent medical examination will have information about the injury, as well as a description of how it happened. It should also include a list of any other injuries suffered by the plaintiff as a result of the accident, as well as all medical treatment received since then. The report is a vital piece of evidence and must be treated with the upmost diligence.

 

7. Suggest a reasonable settlement amount based on the evidence and our history of successful settlements with CTP insurers

This is mainly due to the fact that an expert lawyer is highly knowledgeable and experienced in the field of law. The lawyer will have an understanding of the legal process and the various factors that need to be taken into consideration when determining a settlement amount. Furthermore, an expert lawyer will have experience dealing with CTP insurers and can use their past successes to help the client obtain a fair and reasonable settlement. An expert lawyer will also be able to provide the client with a comprehensive understanding of the legal process and their rights, which can help them make an informed decision on how to proceed with the case.

You might find it interesting that 99% of all personal injury claims are settled out of court in Queensland. For further information, please review this extensive blog.

 

8. Guide you through the claim process to reduce stress and enable you to focus on recovering from your injuries

Having an expert lawyer on your side can be immensely beneficial when it comes to the claim process. An expert lawyer will be able to guide you through the entire process, from filing the claim to the settlement conference, and can provide you with invaluable advice on how to best represent your case. This can alleviate a lot of stress, as the lawyer will be able to handle the legal proceedings on your behalf. Additionally, an expert lawyer can also enable you to focus on recovering from your injuries, as they are able to take care of all the legal paperwork, negotiations and proceedings. This can give you the peace of mind that your case is in good hands and is being taken care of in a professional manner.

 

9. No legal fees are due until the claim is finished

A no-win-no-fee lawyer will only charge you a fee if your case is successful. This means that if your case is unsuccessful, you will not have to pay the lawyer for their time and efforts. Additionally, a no-win-no-fee lawyer will be highly motivated to win your case, as they will only be able to make money if they are successful.  For more information, please check out our page on our No-Win-No-Fee Cost agreement.

Disclaimer: Ascent Lawyers owns all copyright in the text. This article is of a general nature and should not be regarded as legal advice or relied on for assistance in any particular circumstance or emergency situation. To obtain legal advice in relation to your own circumstances, please contact us for consultation.

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