- Have you been injured or are you in pain as a consequence of a vehicle accident?
- Have you been injured or had an accident at work?
- If you slip and fall on public or private land, what options do you have?
- Have you been injured by a medical or surgical procedure?
Our Personal Injury Lawyers Gold Coast team can assist. Our terms of service guarantee that you have the benefit of our decades of expertise representing clients seeking accident compensation throughout Australia.
As skilled compensation lawyers, Personal Injury Lawyers Gold Coast represents clients seeking compensation for damages caused by carelessness or misconduct. Personal Injury Lawyers Gold Coast is a dedicated legal team that will negotiate just compensation for you if your injury or loss was caused or contributed to by another person’s recklessness or carelessness.
Compensation is determined by the degree of the damage and its impact on the injured person’s ability to make a living. Our service conditions ensure that every facet of the accident’s negative impact on your ability to make an income is thoroughly explored.
How Does Personal Injury Compensation Work in Queensland?
You can be harmed in a variety of ways, none of which are your fault. Motor vehicle collisions and work-related accidents are the two most prevalent types of accidents that end in injury. Accidents also occur on rented properties, in public areas, at entertainment venues, in hotels and resorts, in hospitals, on cruise ships, and on aircraft and airports.
In all of those locations, the driver, occupier, operator, employer, council, physician, or owner owes you a duty of care to exercise reasonable care for your safety, and they are obliged to compensate you for any ensuing loss if they fail to do so.
How are your injuries determined for the purpose of calculating a personal injury payout?
Prior to determining the quantum of your claim, or the amount of compensation your personal injury claim is worth, an evaluation of culpability for the accident must be made, as well as if any contribution to the accident occurred. Additionally, it is critical to gather all of the documents necessary to support your claim in order to establish accurate estimations.
Once the issues of liability and contributory negligence have been settled, as well as the presentation of all required evidence, a quantum opinion can be issued. If you settle your claim or if a court awards you money in your favour, the money you get is referred to as “damages.”
A quantum opinion will define the anticipated low and high ranges of total compensatory damages. The amount of your claim is determined by a variety of different sorts of harm, as illustrated below. Calculations are complex, and they are dependent on the facts and circumstances unique to your personal injury case.
Because each personal injury claim is unique, the value is established on an individual basis. However, for your convenience, we’ll go through some of the critical criteria that go into establishing the worth of your personal injury claim, based on the sort of harm sustained.
What is calculated for a personal injury payout?
- General damages: Refers to the pain, suffering, and loss of amenities you experienced as a result of the incident’s injuries.
- Economic loss: In consideration your past and future losses of wages, as well as your past and future losses of superannuation benefits.
- Past economic loss: A Court will consider the time you were forced to miss from work as a result of your injuries when determining your previous economic loss.
- Future economic loss: In the same way that past economic losses required both parties to investigate your tax and employment records.
- Loss of superannuation: Your claim for future superannuation loss will be calculated using the higher statutory rate.
- Special damages: Any injury-related benefits received from statutory departments are referred to as special damages.
- Statutory refunds: We will collect accounts of the sums paid from these agencies prior to the end of your claim.
- Gratuitous care & assistance: This relates to the unpaid care you received from people who cared for you when you were injured/ill.
- Loss of servitude/consortium: An award for damages for loss of servitude and loss of consortium may be appropriate in specific cases.
- Exemplary, punitive or aggravated damages: In most personal injury cases, exemplary, punitive, or aggravated damages are not granted.
- Legal costs: Depending on the value of your claim, you may be eligible for a legal expenses award.