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The Facts about Mary Johnson’s Pedestrian Accident Case and Settlement Process

Mary Johnson, a retired woman, was on her regular walk when she was struck by a car while crossing Dewsbury St, Middle Park. At 82 years old, Mary sustained multiple injuries requiring surgical treatment and was taken to the hospital by ambulance. The claim was settled through negotiations after proceedings were filed in court, resulting in a settlement of $167,500 plus standard costs and outlays.

The Claim Process on Mary Johnson's Pedestrian Accident Case

1

Make insurance or compulsory third party insurance (CTP) claim:

In Queensland, motor vehicles are required to have compulsory third party insurance (CTP). Mary’s lawyers initiated the claim against the insurer of the at-fault vehicle.

2

Contact us to set up your no-obligation initial appointment:

At the initial consultation, Mary’s lawyers obtained more details about the incident and investigated insurance coverage while explaining the No Win No Fee agreement.

3

Investigation & gathering evidence:

The legal team meticulously examined all contributing factors to determine the cause of the accident while Mary recovered from her injuries. They also briefed medical specialists to examine Mary and provide expert evidence reports.

4

Attendance at informal settlement meeting:

The lawyers formulated Mary’s damages demand and appointed an out-of-court meeting to negotiate the resolution of the claim settlement.

5

Case settled or court proceedings:

Statistically, more than 97% of compensation claims are settled out of court. Although initial negotiations did not lead to a settlement, the matter was eventually resolved through post-proceedings negotiations.

The Outcome of Mary Johnson’s Pedestrian Accident Case

Settlement Details: Settled for $167,500 plus standard costs and outlays, providing compensation for Mary’s physical injuries resulting from the accident.

Closing Remarks: This case underscores the complexities of pedestrian accidents involving significant injury and highlights the importance of thorough legal strategies to secure rightful compensation for affected clients.

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In some cases like medical negligence, we ask our client to meet the case expenses – but in many cases, we still take the financial risk of investing thousands of hours of expert professional work to ensure the claim’s success.

Disclaimer: Names have been change to protect the identity of our client. The image depicted is not of our client.

Govinda Le Guinio

Senior Associate

Govinda is an expert in compensation for injuries resulting from pedestrian accidents. Call today to discuss your compensation issue.

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