Helping you make your personal injury claim in Tasmania. Millner and Knight have some of the best personal injury lawyers Hobart has to offer. We handle all types of accident compensation on a No Win No Fuss basis.
Making a claim in Hobart
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 car accident claims and whiplash claims 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 injury claims, it’s not unusual that they take three years plus to settle.
How much compensation 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 compensation 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 motor 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 compensation calculator.
How to find the best lawyer to act for you
Although all solicitors must be fully qualified to practice, the level of skill and experience varies drastically. Lawyers specialise in many different areas of personal injury. For example, some specialise in car accident compensation, while others might specialise in medical negligence claims. Choosing someone who specialises in claims like yours will ensure you get maximum compensation. We work with some of the most experienced personal injury lawyers Hobart has to offer and specialise in all areas of accident compensation. To find out whether or not you can claim with us call our Hobart lawyers on 1800 106 107. All calls are free, and you won’t be pressured into starting your claim with us.
Do Hobart claimants have to use a local law firm?
You don’t need to choose a lawyer in Hobart to handle your claim. With many injury 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 is a national claims management company with personal injury lawyers and medical centres in Hobart.
What type of claims do we handle?
We have invested heavily in our Tasmania operations and can handle any types of accident compensation claims in Hobart with ease. Our team is made up of some of the best injury lawyers in the country. No matter what type of compensation claim you need to make, our specialists will ensure you get every penny you deserve.
Our injury lawyers in Hobart can help you recover compensation for a range of injuries.
Medical negligence in Hobart
Clinical negligence or medical negligence is when a medical professional fails in their duty of care towards a patient. Millner and Knight’s lawyers acting in Hobart have helped countless victims make successful medical negligence claims on a No Win No Payment basis.
Slip and trip injuries
Employee slips and trips are some of the most common causes of workplace accidents that lead to injury in Hobart. Slips, trips and falls are often a result of poor housekeeping or lack of safety regulations in the workplace. Slips trips and falls also occur frequently in public places such as supermarkets and high streets. Our personal injury lawyers in Hobart are equipped and ready to help you with any type of Public liability claims.
Road traffic accidents in Hobart
Our experienced Hobart lawyers have a reputation for obtaining maximum compensation for Claimants who have become injured in a car accident in Hobart.
Road traffic accidents involving cars, motorcycles or any other type of vehicle are relatively common in Hobart. With the population of Tasmania growing year on year, so does the number of vehicles on the road. Statistics show the number of serious injuries and fatalities as a result of road accidents in Hobart are also increasing. If you need help in regard to road accident compensation you can call our personal injury lawyers in Hobart free om 1800 106 107. All calls are free, and you will never be pressured into claiming with us.
Hobart lawyers for serious injury compensation
Millner and Knight understand the long-term effects that a serious injury has on victims and their loved ones. When negotiating compensation for a serious injury, our lawyers will fight hard for maximum compensation. For serious and catastrophic injuries, some of the damages we aim to recover include, past and future loss of earnings, cost of treatment and care and pain and suffering. For information on what you can claim for, contact our Hobart lawyers on 1800 106 107. If for whatever reason you can’t get to one of our personal injury lawyers Hobart offices, we can always arrange to visit you.
Accidents at work
Our Hobart lawyers have secured millions of dollars in compensation for Australians who have been injured in the workplace. Millner and Knight have workers accident lawyers in Hobart ready to assist you with work accident claims. If you’ve been injured in the workplace, even if you were partly to blame for your accident, we might still be able to help you make a successful work accident claim. Our lawyers in Hobart handle all work-related claims on a No Win No Worries basis, including workers compensation claims.
No Win, No Payment lawyers in Hobart.
When you make a 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.
What to do next
You can use our website to find out more information specific to your accident and injuries.
There are two ways in which you can get the ball rolling with your compensation either call our Hobart branch on 1800 106 107 or start your claim online.
Remember all calls are confidential and we will never pressure you into starting a claim with us.
Call 1800 106 107
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Millner and Knight have locations throughout Australia including Hobart.