Claiming After Suffering a No-Fault Accident in NSW. We have specialist lawyers that can help you make a successful claim for your no-fault accident.
Making a claim in Maitland
Generally, cases should be made as soon as possible usually within three years of having your accident.
This time frame concrete as there are exceptions to the 36-month rule. The best way to find out whether or not you are entitled to reimbursement is to talk with a specialist at Australian accident helpline.
To make a successful claim your solicitor will need to prove that you weren’t responsible.
How long does a claim take to finalise?
Usually, cases go way over the 12-month mark to be anywhere near finished. Minor vehicle mishaps and simple public injury cases can sometimes be settled in a year. In general, the more serious your wounds, the longer the claims process will be. For some serious circumstances, it’s possible that they could take more than three years to settle.
How much can I get?
There is no one size fits all solution we can use when it comes to calculating your entitlement.
The amount owed to plaintiffs depends on the severity of their wounds and the state in which they suffered them.
Some of the main things a solicitor will consider when negotiating your entitlement 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 estimator.
How to find the best lawyer to act for you
Although a lawyer must be fully qualified to practice law, the level of skill and experience across the industry varies drastically with many solicitors specialising in different fields of law. For example, some specialise in criminal law, while others might specialise in family law.
Choosing a solicitor who specialises in claims like yours is the best way to optimise your entitlement. We only work with the most experienced and successful lawyers Maitland has to offer so you’re in good hands. To find out whether you can make a claim with our successful Maitland lawyers call 1800 106 107. Calls are free, and our advice comes with no obligation.
Do Maitland claimants have to use a local law firm?
The short answer is no, you don’t need to choose a lawyer in Maitland. The most successful lawyers operating nationwide now so you no longer need to hire a local practice. However, if you do choose to hire a national firm, just check if they are partnered with medical centres in Maitland. This is because you will be required to attend a medical to have your injuries assessed by a specialist. Millner and Knight is a national claims company with accident lawyers and medical centres in Maitland.
What type of claims do we handle?
We have invested heavily in our nationwide operations and can handle any types of accident compensation claims in Maitland with ease. No matter what type of case you need help with, our specialists will ensure you get every penny you deserve.
Our legal team in Maitland can help you recover monetary damages for a range of things.
- 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
Perhaps you’ve had an incident with a vehicle on Cessnock Road or New England Highway on the way back from the Aquatic Centre? No matter what type of accident you have been involved in, if it happened, we can help.
Claiming with no up-front fees in Maitland
When you make a claim with us it is truly risk-free because if your case is not successful you won’t need to pay the legal expenses. If your case is successful, the legal fees that agreed upon before your claim commenced will be deducted from your final payout. It’s worth noting that the losing side normally pays a large portion of your legal expenses.
Learn more about our no win no pay guarantee.
What to do next
Use our innovative website to read more information specific to your situation. Or if you’re ready to proceed there are two ways to contact us.
Remember all calls are strictly confidential and we will never pressure you into proceeding with us.
Call 1800 106 107
Monday – Friday: 9am – 6pm
Closed Public Holidays
We have locations throughout Australia including Maitland.
- Banora Point
- Batemans Bay
- Baulkham Hills
- Blue Mountains
- Broken Hill
- Castle Hill
- Central Coast
- Coffs Harbour
- Forster – Tuncurry
- Kurri Kurri – Weston
- Port Macquarie
- Port Stephens
- Quakers Hill
- Saint Albans
- Wagga Wagga