Personal Injury Claims

The most common type of personal injury claims are those resulting from motor vehicle and workplace accidents. However, there are many other scenarios where injuries can occur due to negligence or a breach of duty of care, personal injury claim can assist an injured person to recover losses. If you are considering making a personal injury claim, you will need to know your rights and entitlements, and the backing of Taylor & Scott Lawyers will give you the best chance of receiving the payout you deserve.

What kind of claim could I have for personal injury?

Personal injury claims in NSW are governed by the Civil Liability Act 2002. There are a number of factors considered in personal injury claims, although the primary element is to prove that the party at fault was negligent. The damages you receive from a successful personal injury claim can include:

  • Damages for loss of income (past,, future);
  • Damages for medical and treatment expenses;
  • Domestic and personal assistance (lawns, gardens etc);
  • Home and vehicle alterations;
  • Pain and suffering

In order to make a successful claim, several factors will need to be established. If it is proven that negligence caused the harm, it is likely the court will find in favour of your claim. You will need to prove the following.

  1. The negligent party breached their duty of care.
  2. The harm that occurred should have been foreseen by the negligent party.
  3. There is a direct link between negligence and the harm that occurred.

Time Limits

Strict time limits apply for lodging personal injury claims, and there are procedural steps that must be followed. Taylor & Scott Lawyers understand all laws and obligations related to personal injury cover, and will provide you with a winning edge for achieving appropriate compensation.

Work Injury Compensation

How can I trust Taylor & Scott to deliver the best service?

Taylor & Scott are a trusted legal team based in the heart of Sydney’s legal and financial district, with reach all around NSW. When we agree to take on your claim case, it is with dedication and commitment to get the results you expect. We take all necessary steps to ensure your personal injury cover enables you to remain financially sound while recovering from injuries in hospital or at home. Your Taylor & Scott Personal Injury Lawyer will actively support your claim and assist you in ways that include:

  • Providing advice about laws, evidence and the litigation process;
  • Corresponding with and interviewing witnesses to the accident/incident;
  • Corresponding with appropriate experts for attaining evidence and specialist reports;
  • Collating and submitting all evidence in a timely manner;
  • Corresponding with insurers, opposing legal teams, and other invested parties;
  • Issuing Court documents and preparing for mediation, settlement or hearing;
  • Managing the finalisation of all settlement documentation.

What is not covered with my claim for personal injury compensation?

At Taylor & Scott Lawyers, we offer a ‘no-win no-fee’ arrangement to cover the cost of fees and disbursements related to your personal injury claim. If your claim is unsuccessful, you aren’t expected to reimburse us for these services. However, you may be ordered by the Court to pay the legal expenses of the defendant.

Taylor & Scott Lawyers take the time to understand the specific circumstances pertaining to your personal injury claim. Our aim is to help you achieve appropriate payouts for accessing medical care and rehabilitation services, home and vehicle modifications, and any other assistance available to you to assist in relieving financial burden and improving your quality of life.

At Taylor & Scott, We Care For You.

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