Severe injuries may have a significant effect on your ability to conduct your daily activities, and they might result in you being out of work for months, years or even permanently. If you have had an accident and suffered a broken bone, you might face some physical and financial problems. Withstand Lawyers can help you receive compensation benefits that you are entitled to due to your injuries.
Regardless of whether you had a broken jaw, arm, wrist, hand, pelvis, ankle or foot, our compensation lawyers can assist you. Even though broken bones and fractures heal rapidly, they may cause other problems. The compensation benefits vary according to where you are injured. See below for more details.
Broken bone at a workplace accident
You can make a claim against your workplace’s insurer regardless of how you are injured during the course of work. You may receive weekly benefit payments for loss of earnings, medical expenses, domestic assistance, lump sum payment, and claim a payout if your employer is negligent and your injuries meet the threshold.
Broken bone due to slip, trip and fall (Public liability)
You can make a claim against the occupier (who may be an owner, a manager, tenant, or local authority) if you are injured in a public place. If they are at fault, you may receive for loss of past and future earnings (loss of income and opportunity for earning money), medical expenses, pain and suffering and domestic assistance.
Broken bone at a motor vehicle accident
Each claim including broken bone compensation claims above have their own time limits. It is always recommended to reach a personal injury lawyer as soon as possible to get legal advice for your compensation claim. In a nutshell, the time limit for workers compensation claims is 6 months from the date of injury; you must lodge the relevant form for motor vehicle accident claims, within 28 days; also, the time limit of commencing court proceedings which is 3 years from the date of injury that may be extended in some circumstances.
How do I make a broken bone compensation claim?
Similar to the time limits, each claim type has its own claiming process. You can call our experienced compensation lawyers as soon as you become aware of your injury or at any step of your claim. We provide 100% free claim assessment, or you may want to enter the pages below depending on the type of your injury.
How much can I receive for broken bone (wrist, foot, finger etc.) compensation?
As all claims are unique, it will not be accurate to state a number without knowing the details of the case. Our compensation lawyers can inform you with similar broken bone injury claims that we have assisted to help you understand what compensation benefits you may be entitled to claim, regardless of whether your injury is a broken wrist, arm, ankle, foot, hand, finger, or other parts of the body. On top of that, if you are not able to work due to a broken bone injury and cannot go back to work soon, could be entitled to making a TPD insurance claim through your superfunds. Reach our TPD lawyers for a free claim check.
How long does it take?
The length of time it takes to settle a compensation claim is determined by a variety of factors. Generally speaking, our lawyers resolve similar cases in 1 – 1.5 years but our lawyers will be able to advise you better once we have a better understanding of your case.