A Shepparton Mooroopna car accident solicitor can claim compensation against a negligent driver. It doesn't matter if it was your own driver who was negligent and you can claim against friends or close relatives if they drove negligently - it's the insurers who pay. There are time limits and you should contact a solicitor as soon as possible. Our Shepparton Mooroopna car accident solicitors deal with personal injury claims using the no win no fee scheme. Win or lose there is no charge. Compensation is paid in full. If you would like to speak to a Shepparton Mooroopna car accident solicitor with no charge and no further obligation just call the helpline, send the contact form or email our lawyers offices.
To make a successful claim for compensation for personal injury following a Shepparton Mooroopna car accident it is necessary to prove three elements :-
It's important to note that a conviction in a Shepparton Mooroopna criminal court for a moving traffic offence is not necessary to show negligence in a car accident, however if there is such a criminal conviction it does usually help to establish negligence in a civil claim.
The financial award in a Shepparton Mooroopna car accident compensation claim is divided into 2 main categories being 'general damages' which cannot be mathematically calculated and must be assessed by a judge and 'special damages' which can be accurately calculated and proven by estimates, receipts or invoices. Compensation in car accident claims usually include :-
Shepparton Mooroopna car accident solicitors have to abide by time limits. A personal injury claim must be settled or proceedings must have been issued in a court of law within three years of the collision failing which the opportunity to claim compensation may have been lost forever. There are exceptions to the general rule and time does not run :-
Anyone who suffers personal injury in a car accident should be able to support the legal case with indisputable evidence. Immediately after you have been involved in the car accident you should try to get all other drivers and witnesses contact information. Write down what happened in the accident as soon as possible. Take photographs of the accident location, of the damaged vehicles and of your injuries. Keep good documentation of your hospital visits and retain all invoices and bills. Ensure that you attend a hospital or family doctor within 24 hours of the accident occurring in order to document the injury. Your full medical record will be used as evidence. Keep a daily diary outlining your injuries and recovery until you are well. Submit all of this information to your Shepparton Mooroopna car accident solicitor as soon as possible.LAWYER HELPLINE: ☎ 1800 339 958