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Claiming After Suffering a No-Fault Accident in Port Macquarie. We have expert lawyers that can help you make a successful claim for your no-fault accident.
Claiming in Port Macquarie
In most cases, claims should be made in within three years of having your accident.
This 3-year window isn’t set in stone as there are some exceptions. The best way to be certain whether or not you can claim compensation for your injury is to speak with one of our specialist lawyers.
To make a successful claim your lawyer needs to prove that the other party is the one responsible for your injuries.
How long does a personal injury claim take?
In most cases, claims take more than a year to finalise. Minor injuries can sometimes be finalised in 12 months. Generally, the more serious your injury is, the longer your claim will take. For some serious injuries, it’s not uncommon that they take three years plus to settle.
How much am I entitled to?
There is no one size fits all solution we can use when it comes to calculating what you could be due.
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
Although all solicitors need to be fully qualified to practice, the level of skill and experience varies dramatically. Lawyers specialise in several areas of the law. For example, some specialise in business law, while others might specialise in family law. Hiring someone who specialises in cases like yours will ensure you get maximum compensation. We are partnered with some of the most experienced lawyers Port Macquarie and NSW has to offer and specialise in all areas or compensation. To find out whether you can claim with us call our Port Macquarie lawyers now on 1800 106 107. All calls are free, and you won’t be compelled into starting proceedings.
Do Port Macquarie claimants have to use a local law firm?
You don’t need to engage a lawyer in Port Macquarie to act on your behalf. With many lawyers now operating nationwide, it is no longer important to hire a local law firm. However, if you do hire a national firm, it’s critical to find out if they are partnered with medico-legal centres. This is because you will be expected to attend a medical to have your injuries assessed by a specialist.
Millner and Knight are a national claims management enterprise with lawyers and medical centres located in Port Macquarie.
What type of cases do we handle?
We have made significant investments in our nationwide operations and can now handle any type of compensation claims in Port Macquarie. Our team is made up of some of the best solicitors in the country. So whatever type of case you need help with, we will help you get every penny you deserve.
Our expert lawyers in Port Macquarie can help you recover damages for a 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 are more likely to occur on busier roads like Gordon Street.
No risk lawyers in Port Macquarie
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.
Find out more here regarding our no risk compensation service.
What to do next
You can use our advanced website to find out more information regarding your accident and injuries.
Remember all calls are confidential and our advisors will never pressure you into starting a claim with us.
Call 1800 106 107
Monday – Friday: 9am – 6pm
Closed Public Holidays
Australian Accident Helpline has locations throughout Australia including Port Macquarie.
Other NSW locations
- Banora Point
- Batemans Bay
- Baulkham Hills
- Blue Mountains
- Broken Hill
- Castle Hill
- Central Coast
- Coffs Harbour
- Forster – Tuncurry
- Kurri Kurri – Weston
- Port Stephens
- Quakers Hill
- Saint Albans
- Wagga Wagga