Claiming after suffering a no-fault injury in Bruce. Our expert lawyers that can help you make a successful claim for your no-fault accident.
Claiming in Bruce
To be eligible, you should start proceedings as soon as is practicably possible. As there is a three-year window in which claims must generally be made.
This timeframe isn’t set in stone as there are many exceptions that can affect the rules. The best way to find out if you are entitled to make a claim for your injury would be to talk to one of our specialists.
To make a successful claim your lawyer needs to prove that the defendant was partly or fully responsible for the accident that caused you injury.
How long do personal injury claims take to finalise?
Most claims can take in excess of one year to finalise. Some cases our lawyers handle for minor injuries can be settled within twelve months. As a rule of thumb, the more severe your injury, the longer the claims process will be.
How much can I get?
There is no one size fits all solution we can use when it comes to calculating your compensation.
The amount 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 payout 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 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 having to speak to a lawyer using our online tool.
How to find the best lawyer to act for you
The majority of lawyers practice in several areas of law. For example, their speciality could family law and their experience with accident compensation is minimal.
We have lawyers that can comfortably handle anything from car accident compensation claims to high profile medical negligence claims.
Choosing a lawyer who has experience handling cases like yours will give you the highest chance of it being successful. We have lawyers in Bruce and throughout Australia that can help you regardless of your circumstances.
To learn whether you are eligible with us or not call 1800 106 107. All calls to us are free, and you’ll never be pressured into starting anything.
Do claimants in Bruce need to use a local legal practice?
Victims of no-fault accidents don’t have to choose a local lawyer in Bruce to act for them. With many law firms now operating nationwide, it is no longer necessary to use a local legal practice. However, if you do select a national firm to act for you, it’s good to find out if they are connected with medical centres in your proximity. As you will need to attend a medical and have your injuries examined as part of the claims process. Millner and Knight are a national claims management company partnered with lawyers and medical assessors in Bruce.
What type of claims do we handle?
We have recently made huge investments in our national operations and can handle any type of compensation claims in Bruce. Our team is made up of the best injury lawyers in Australia.
Whatever you need assistance with, our lawyers will make sure you get every bit of compensation and the apology you deserve.
Our specialists in Bruce can help you recover monetary damages for a wide range of injuries.
- Motor Vehicle Accidents
- Cases of medical Negligence
- Workplace deafness
- Back injuries
- Serious injury and TPD
- Bad dental work
- Workers compensation
- Asbestosis claims
- Public liability
- And many more
Accidents tend to be more common on busier roads like Gungahlin Drive.
No risk lawyers in Bruce
All our lawyers in Bruce work on a No Win, No pay basis. Meaning that you start proceedings with the help of an expert lawyer by your side. Regardless of your financial circumstances, we can help.
What if I lose my case?
When you claim with us, in the unlikely occurrence your case is unsuccessful you will not be required to pay any legal costs to your lawyer. This makes making a claim with us 100% risk-free.
What if I win my case?
If your case is successful and your awarded accident compensation. The legal fees that you agreed on with your lawyer will be taken from your final compensation settlement. Please note that the losing side normally pays a large proportion of your legal fees, which is usually an insurance company.
What to do next
You can use this website to find out more information regarding your accident and injuries.
There are two ways in which you can start your proceedings, either speak to one of our legally trained advisors on 1800 106 107. Alternatively, fill out one of our secure online forms and one of our advisors will call you back. Remember all calls are confidential and we will never pressure you into starting a claim with us. Millner and Knight are one of Australia’s largest claims management companies.
Call 1800 106 107
Monday – Friday: 9am – 6pm
Closed Public Holidays
We have locations throughout Australia including Bruce.