Most people don’t ever consider taking legal action against a person or company until they are forced to. It can be very daunting taking legal action, especially when you have been injured. But it’s important to remember that you are entitled to make a claim for compensation and that it will help you and your family in the long run. What is good about making a compensation claim is that most lawyers will work on a no win, no fee basis, meaning you will only come out of a claim better off or the same as you would have been if you hadn’t made the claim.
Depending on the circumstances surrounding your injury, you may have certain time limits to make a claim. The NSW Compensation Guide offer resources on what needs to be done and when it needs to be done by. An injury can seriously affect your life and earnings. Insurance companies don’t make it easy to claim the compensation you deserve, which is why it is always best to pick a lawyer who is experienced in this area of law. They understand how insurance companies handle claims and will fight for your compensation. Every state in Australia has different laws surrounding compensation claims, especially when it comes to workplace injuries. It important that if you are injured in the workplace that you know your rights and are not bullied into not making a claim. For example if you are asked to do something by your supervisor that is unsafe, you can claim compensation, even if you knew that the action was unsafe.