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Compensation

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Overview

Compensation is the pursuit of monetary remedy to assist the recovery of those who have suffered injury, damage and/or loss.

There are many situations where compensation may be applicable. Review examples of these by clicking on the headings below.

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Workers Compensation

Work accidents can involve minor or serious injuries.

Employers are under a legal obligation to ensure that the workplace is safe and that the wellbeing of workers is a priority.

There are a number of types of accidents that can occur as a result of poor safety standards and procedures, lack of job training or lack of supervision.

The type of injury will depend on the severity and type of work accident.

If you have suffered an injury or loss as the result of a workplace accident you are entitled to make a claim for compensation.

The purpose of compensation is to cover medical costs and loss of income whilst unfit for your pre-injury duties.

If you have been involved in a workplace accident you should seek legal advice as soon as possible as there are time limits imposed by law. Legal help should come from a qualified compensation specialist to ensure you receive the maximum you are entitled to.

Motor Vehicle Accident

If you have been involved in a motor vehicle accident and have experienced injuries, pain or suffering as a result, you are entitled to make a claim for compensation.

The purpose of compensation is to compensate you for any injuries, medical costs, loss of income from work, property damage or future economic loss as the result of a motor vehicle accident.

If you have been involved in a motor vehicle accident you should seek legal advice to ensure that you receive the maximum compensation you are entitled to.

There are strict time limits and procedures which must be followed.

Personal Injury

There are different types of accidents that can cause injury to someone. The most common forms include motor vehicle accident, work accidents, accidents in public places and accidents while using a product or service. Not all accidents result in a physical injury but can have a bearing on the mental state of a person, which is referred to as a psychological injury.

The purpose of compensation is to compensate you for any injuries, medical costs, loss of income from time off work, or future economic loss as a result of injuries.

If you have suffered personal injury from an accident, there are time limits involved in relation to lodging a claim. You should seek qualified legal advice.

Higgins Lawyers are experienced practitioners in Compensation Law.

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