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Claiming Compensation After Suffering a No-Fault Accident in Melton. We have expert lawyers that can help you make a successful claim for your no-fault accident.

Claims in Melton

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 check whether or not you are entitled to compensation for the injury you’ve suffered 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 at fault for your injuries.

How long does a personal injury claim take?

In most cases, claims take more than 12 months to finalise.

Minor or less serious 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 can 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 payout.

The amount that is owed to plaintiffs depends on the severity of their injuries and also the State in which they occurred.

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 member of our team using our compensation calculator.

How to find the best lawyer to act for you

Although all solicitors must be fully qualified to practice law, the level of skill and experience varies drastically. Some may specialise in Business Law, while others might specialise in Commercial Law. Choosing someone who specialises in claims like yours will ensure you get the maximum payout you deserve. We work with some of the most experienced personal injury lawyers Melton has to offer and specialise in all areas of compensation. To find out whether or not you’re able to proceed with us call our Melton lawyers on 1800 106 107. All calls are free, and you won’t be pressured into starting your claim.

Do Melton claimants have to use a local law firm?

You don’t need to choose a lawyer in Melton to handle your claim. 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.

We are a national claims management company with lawyers and medical centres in Melton.

What type of cases do we handle?

We have invested heavily in our nationwide operations and can handle all types of compensation claims in Melton with ease. No matter what type of case you need assistance with, our specialists will ensure you get every penny you deserve.

Our legal team in Melton can help you recover monetary damages for a range of things including:

Accidents are more likely to occur on busier roads like the Western Freeway.

We can also provide you with a no-fault no charge hire car if your vehicle was damaged in a collision.

No risk lawyers in Melton.

When you make a claim with us, if for any reason your case is not successful you will not be asked to pay any legal costs. If your case is successful the legal fees that you will have already agreed upon with your solicitor 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 win no pay compensation claim.

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 Melton branch on 1800 106 107 or start online.

Remember all calls are confidential and we will never pressure you into starting proceedings.


Call 1800 106 107

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Monday – Friday: 9am – 6pm

Closed Public Holidays

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Millner and Knight have locations throughout Australia including Melton.

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