Road Traffic Accident
Personal injury claims range from trips and slips and car accident whiplash cases to catastrophic brain and spinal injuries involving complex litigation. Our job is to claim maximum compensation for you in the minimum time. Victoria operates on a generally no fault compensation scheme for motor vehicle accidents. If you were involved in a motor vehicle accident which occurred in Victoria you may be entitled to compensation - whether it was your fault or not. You may also be entitled to compensation if you were injured in a motor vehicle accident interstate which involved a resident of Victoria, a vehicle registered in Victoria.
It may also be possible for you to pursue a claim against the negligent driver - there are certain conditions that need to be met in order to qualify for this. To find out more, contact Mantoo & Co. Lawyers today!. You have one (1) year from the date of the accident to lodge a claim. In some circumstances this time limit may be extended. Contact us today to discuss whether your potential claim is affected by the time limits.
In some cases there may be entitlements for Lump Sum Payment to Dependents. You may be entitled to a lump sum compensation if you are still suffering from the injuries sustained in the motor vehicle accident after eighteen (18) months. You need to be determined to be suffering from a permanent impairment. If your injuries stabilize and you are determined to have a level of permanent impairment exceeding 10%, you may be entitled to lump sum compensation.