If you have been injured in an accident that is not your fault you may be eligible to make a claim for compensation. Give us a call on +1800 536 752 to find out in 2 minutes or less if you potentially have a claim.
If you’ve suffered an injury that has occurred in the last 3 years because of an accident or medical mistake that wasn’t your fault then its likely you have a compensation claim. There are circumstances where the criteria might be different, but you can give us a call for an obligation free initial consultation on 1800 536 752.
Once you lodge a CTP claim, it generally takes 12 to 18 months to settle a CTP claim in some circumstances it can take up to 3 years. CTP insurers are required to make a decision as to whether the vehicle they insured was at fault for the accident within 6 months of claim lodgement, in some circumstances it may take much longer than this for your claim to settle, especially if your injuries are severe and if there is a dispute over who was at fault.
There are strict time limits for lodging a notice of claim for compensation for a personal injury. It’s therefore Important you don’t delay in taking the necessary steps otherwise you may run the risk of your claim being rejected the deadlines for lodging your notices are as follows:
· Within 3 months if the notice is being given to the nominal defendant or
· In any other case whichever of the following dates is earlier
· Within 9 months of the accident or if the symptoms of the injury are not immediately apparent, within nine months of the first appearance of symptoms;
· If you have instructed a solicitor to handle your claim within one month of the first consultation with the Solicitor.
Kemp law aims to obtain you maximum compensation in minimum time. Your claim for personal injury may also include claims for financial losses you may have suffered following the accident. These may include the following:
· Loss of income/Wages
· Physiotherapy and any other medical costs
· Prescription costs
· Travel expenses
· Vehicle Damage
· Vehicle hire charges
· Vehicle storage or tow Costs
With no win no fee if your case is unsuccessful you will not be charged a single dollar as your agreement with us and the solicitor is that if your case is unsuccessful, no win, you simply pay no fees.
A personal injury is a physical or psychological injury, illness or disease that has been caused by somebody else. Personal injuries are usually the result of accidents that are preventable and should not have happened at all. This also includes wrongful death or situations where injuries are fatal. Personal injury falls under the scope of personal injury law.
The term motor vehicle accident generally refers to car accidents, but it can also apply to accidents involving public transport vehicles, tractors, forklifts, pedestrians, motorbikes, scooters, push bikes, trams, taxis and a number of other motorised vehicles. Our friendly legal team at Kemp law can advise you on what type of category your accident falls in.
Kemp Law works strictly on a no win no fee agreement, all initial advice including a free case evaluation means you pay no legal fees until your claim is settled. This is taken out of the lump sum payment you receive once your claim is successful.
CTP insurance indemnifies vehicle owners and drivers who are legally liable for personal injury to any other party in the event of a motor vehicle accident. CTP insurance will cover you or any other person that is injured in a motor vehicle accident they are not at fault. Everyone must pay for CTP insurance in Australia by law this is paid when car registration is renewed every 12 to 6 months.
99% of personal injury matters are settled outside of court this means there is a very small chance a claim will require a court hearing. If your case does go to court, your lawyers will explain to you through the court process and will make sure you always know what to expect.