If you have suffered an injury in a truck accident, car accident, motorbike accident or any other motor vehicle accident or crash, whether you were the driver or passenger, driving for work reasons or otherwise – you may have a truck accident compensation claim.

Shine Lawyers have an expert team of truck accident lawyers that can help you if you’ve been injured in a truck accident. Our truck accident lawyers can help you find out of you have a claim and bring it forward on your behalf. Our truck accident legal service is provided on a No Win No Fee guarantee, and we offer home and hospital visits if you are too sick or your injuries prevent you from coming into our office.

Common questions about truck accident compensation claims

What is the truck accident compensation claim process?
Are there time restrictions for when I can make a truck accident compensation claim?
How do I make a truck accident compensation claim?
What are the costs involved in making a truck accident compensation claim?
Who will pay the truck accident compensation to me?
How much compensation could I receive following a truck accident?
How long does it take to get the truck accident compensation?

What is the truck accident compensation claim process?

Shine Lawyers have truck accident compensation lawyers that can advise you of your rights under Queensland law. No two truck crash cases are the same and everyone’s personal situation is different, which does affect how a person moves through the compensation legal process. The below image is designed to give you an idea of how the compensation process works with Shine Lawyers.

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Are there time restrictions for when I can make a truck accident compensation claim?

Yes. In all truck accident compensation claims, strict time limits apply which may restrict your ability to make a claim. Typically, the usual time limit is three years from the date of the incident, but this can vary. it’s important to seek legal advice from a truck accident compensation lawyer as soon as possible.

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How do I make a truck accident compensation claim?

Shine Lawyers are expert truck accident lawyers that can help you find out if you have a claim. Our truck accident lawyers can assess your individual situation and the legal merits of your case, and bring forward a claim for compensation on your behalf.

Generally, if you have suffered an injury in a truck accident, and the truck accident was caused by the fault of someone else, you can claim for things like:

  • medical and hospital expenses
  • loss of earnings
  • pain and suffering
  • Help you have needed at home

Your lawyer will be able to determine exactly what you might be able to claim after they know the facts of your particular situation.

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What are the costs involved in making a truck accident compensation claim?

When it comes to your legal costs, Shine Lawyers provide services on a No Win No Fee basis, meaning you will only pay our fees if we win your case at the end of the process. Our costs depend on the amount of work required to resolve your claim – which differs depending on the complexity of your case.

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Who will pay the truck accident compensation to me?

When it comes to who pays compensation following a successful truck accident compensation claim, in most cases it’s the insurance company of those at fault that will pay the compensation.

The insurance company deals with everything, so the driver or party at fault won’t have to pay out of their own pocket either.

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How much compensation could I receive following a truck accident?

If you decide to bring forward a claim for compensation under Queensland law, the amount of compensation you can claim following a truck accident depends on things like:

  • how severe your injuries are,
  • your age,
  • how much you have lost and will lose in wages,
  • how much care you need,
  • how much you have paid out of your own pocket,

among many other things. Any damage to your own truck or the contents within it can generally be claimed as well. In some cases, the insurer will agree to pay for some or all of the costs for your ongoing treatment, so that you’re not out of pocket while you’re waiting for the claim to be finalised.

Shine Lawyers help with all truck accident claims on a No Win No Fee basis, which means you will only have to pay our legal fees if and when we win your case at the end.

Depending on the nature of your truck accident claim, in most instances a monetary value is placed on the gap between your predicted life path before the injury, and your actual life path since the injury.

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How long does it take to get the truck accident compensation?

If you decide to pursue a claim for compensation, most truck accident claims can take anywhere from 12 to 18 months to finalise. However, it really depends on the extent of your injuries and the facts of your particular case. A lawyer should be able to give you an idea once they know a bit more about your situation.

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