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The Facts about James Carter’s Road Accident and Settlement Process

James Carter, a self-employed motor mechanic, suffered physical and psychiatric injuries due to a motor vehicle accident on Musgrave Road, Coopers Plains. While driving towards a railway crossing, a vehicle traveling in the opposite direction became airborne and collided with the right side of James’s vehicle. The case involved significant negotiation and liability disputes. After informal negotiations, the claim was settled for $160,000, and a release was signed.

The Claim Process on James Carter's Road Accident


Make insurance or compulsory third party insurance (CTP) claim

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


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

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


Investigation & gathering evidence

The Car Accident Lawyers will meticulously examine all the contributing factors to determine the cause of your accident while you recover from your injuries.After that, we’ll brief medical specialists to examine you and provide expert evidence reports.From those reports, Your Car Accident Lawyers will assess the fair compensation that the insurer must pay for how the injury has impacted you and your family at work and at home.


Attendance at informal settlement meeting

Our Car Accident Lawyers will also formulate your damages demand and appoint an out of court meeting to negotiate the resolution of your claim settlement.


Case settled or court proceedings

Statistically, more than 97% of compensation claims are settled out of court. In many cases, the claim is resolved successfully during the informal settlement meeting, and you will receive compensation to which you are entitled.In rare cases, if your claim has not been resolved at this stage, Our Car Accident Lawyers will file proceedings in court to get you the compensation to which you are entitled according to law.

Despite the initial claims of contributory negligence, the mediation concluded with a substantial settlement, recognizing the severity of Lucas’s injuries.

The Outcome of James Carter’s Road Accident

Settlement Details: Settled for $160,000, providing compensation for James’s physical and psychiatric injuries resulting from the accident.

Closing Remarks: This case underscores the complexities of motor vehicle 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.

Peter Carter

Legal Practice Director

Peter is an expert in motor accident, travel accident, and workplace injury compensation. Call today to discuss your injury compensation issue.

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