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Claiming Compensation After Suffering a No-Fault Accident in Frankston. We have expert lawyers that can help you make a successful claim for your no-fault accident
Claims in Frankston
Claims, in general, must be made in within three years of having your accident.
This timeframe isn’t set in stone as there are some exceptions. The best way to be sure whether or not you are entitled to compensation for your injury is to speak with one of our specialists.
To make a successful claim your lawyer will need to prove that the other party is the one responsible for your injuries.
How long does a personal injury claim take?
In most cases, personal injury claims take more than 12 months to finalise. Minor accidents and injuries can sometimes be finalised in 12 months. As a rule of thumb, the more serious your injury is, the longer the claim will take. For some serious injuries, it’s not unusual that they take three years plus to settle.
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 of compensation 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 one of our advisors using our calculator.
How to find the best lawyer to act for you
All solicitors must be fully qualified to practice; however, the level of skill and experience varies drastically. Lawyers specialise in many different areas of law. For example, some specialise in family law, while others might specialise in business law. Choosing someone who specialises in cases like yours will ensure you receive the maximum payout for your incident. We work with some of the most experienced solicitors in Frankston who specialise in all areas of compensation. To find out whether or not you can proceed with us call our Frankston lawyers on 1800 106 107. All calls are free, and you won’t be pressured into starting your claim with us.
Do Frankston claimants have to use a local law firm?
With many lawyers now operating nationwide, it is no longer necessary go with a local law firm. However, if you do choose the services of a national firm, it’s important to find out if they are partnered with local medical centres. This is because you will be required to attend a medical to have your injuries assessed.
Millner and Knight are a national claims management company with lawyers and medical centres in Frankston.
What type of cases do we handle?
We’ve invested heavily in our nationwide operations and can handle any types of claim in Frankston with ease. Our team is made up of some of the best injury lawyers in the country. No matter what type of claim you need to make, our experts will ensure you get every penny you deserve.
Our injury lawyers in Frankston can help you recover compensation for a range of injuries including:
- MVA’s in VIC
- 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 are more likely to occur on busier roads like Frankston Freeway.
We can also provide you with a no-fault no charge hire car if your vehicle was damaged in a collision.
No risk claims in Frankston
When you make a compensation claim with us, if for some reason your case is not successful you will not be required to pay any legal costs. If your case is successful, the legal fees that you will have already agreed upon with your lawyer will be deducted from your compensation. It’s worth noting that the losing side will normally pay a large part of your legal costs.
Find out if your eligible to make a no lose compensation claim.
What to do next
You can use our website to find out more information specific to your accident and injuries.
Remember all calls are confidential and we will never pressure you into starting a claim with us.
Call 1800 106 107
Monday – Friday: 9am – 6pm
Closed Public Holidays
We have locations throughout Australia including Frankston.
- Dandenong North
- Doncaster East
- Endeavour Hills
- Ferntree Gully
- Frankston East
- Glen Iris
- Hampton Park
- Hoppers Crossing
- Mill Park
- Mount Waverley
- Narre Warren South
- Narre Warren
- Noble Park
- Pakenham South
- Point Cook