There are many different ways in which individuals can sustain personal injury, other than in a motor vehicle accident or in the workplace. A few examples include:-
If you have been injured in any of the above scenarios (or another scenario not mentioned above) and there was fault on the part of someone else for your injury, then you may have a claim for compensation.
It is best to seek advice from an Accredited Specialist in Personal Injury to properly advise if you do in fact have a claim for compensation for your accident injuries.
As part of your compensation claim, you can claim for:-
If you are injured on your journey to or from work, then your employer’s workers’ compensation insurer (usually WorkCover Queensland) will pay for your rehabilitation, lost wages and medical treatment after the accident.
Every claim is unique in its circumstances, injuries and losses suffered. Thus, it is difficult to accurately predict the amount of compensation that an injured party may receive. It is important to speak to an Accredited Specialist Lawyer in Personal Injury for legal advice to protect the rights of you and your family.
Generally, you must bring a claim for compensation within 3 years of the date of the accident. However, there are certain exceptions, where the time limits may be shorter. It is important that you protect the rights of yourself and your family by speaking with a trained legal professional for legal advice.
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In Queensland accident claims, you do not have to worry about payouts being subject to taxes such as a capital gains tax or income tax. However, you may be taxed in instances where you put your compensation into a term deposit and earn interest on that amount. The interest that you earn may be taxed.
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