In work cover cases we don’t charge you at all. Our fee is paid by the Government and does not come from your entitlement. If it’s a common law (negligence) based claim then all my work is done on a no win/no fee basis. That means that if there is no settlement or payment to … Continue reading How are you going to work out your fees in a common law case?
I had a car accident and it wasn’t my fault. Someone ran into the back of my car and my neck was injured. The insurer has made me an offer I’m inclined to take because I’m frightened that if I retain a lawyer then they will take most of the money. Can I represent myself … Continue reading I had a car accident and it wasn’t my fault
I contacted a website that promoted itself as helping with my injury claim. When I contacted them, all they did was refer me to a lawyer who had me sign a costs contract and then when I did he promptly abandoned my case and is now claiming costs from me. I am annoyed that the … Continue reading Beware of websites advertising injury claims that are not lawyers
What’s involved in a Work Cover claim – The work cover legislation is extremely complicated. There are 3 main benefits under work cover; Weekly payments based on incapacity and wage loss Medical expenses for treatment and rehabilitation A tax-free lump sum entitlement for impairment. The thresholds and calculations that determine the quantum and longevity of … Continue reading What’s involved in a Work Cover claim, what can I get and why do I need a lawyer?
Compensation law is a specialist legal area. The Government has deliberately made the process of making claims and getting compensation increasingly difficult. Insurance companies are specialists at defending claims. And the injured are new to the claims process. It takes a specialist lawyer to know all the ins and outs of the legislation to be … Continue reading How do I go about finding the right compensation lawyer
Question: I am a trucker who has sustained whiplash, back injuries and knee damage due to mechanical failure of the vehicle I drive. Can I make a claim, and how will it affect my entitlements eg, super etc that my company currently pay? Answer: You suffered an injury, caused by a defective motor vehicle, … Continue reading Truck Driver Injury Accident Compensation Lawyers Sydney