Personal Injury Lawyers Brisbane

Personal Injury Claims – No Win No Fee

Looking for personal injury lawyer in Brisbane? We at vbr Lawyers handle personal injury compensation claims across the whole of Brisbane and surrounding regions. From Caboolture to Beenleigh and from Ipswich to Wynnum, we will provide expert legal representation wherever you are.

We handle claims for:

•  Road Accident Injuries;
•  Car Accident Injuries;
•  Workplace Injuries;
•  Silicosis/ Asbestos and other dust related diseases; and
•  Slip and Fall Injuries.

Most of the personal injury claims we handle run under efficient pre-court claims processes that aim to resolve claims by negotiated settlement before commencement of a claim in court is necessary, although if becomes necessary to commence a claim in court, there is usually still plenty of opportunity to negotiate a settlement after a court claim is commenced. Only a small minority of claims ever proceed to a court hearing.

We act on a “No Win No Fee” basis for personal injury claims meaning that we are not paid anything unless and until you are successful in recovering compensation in your injury claim. Even more importantly we employ a range of measures to ensure that whatever the outcome is, you will receive most of it – your personal injury compensation will not be swamped by legal costs. These measures include:

•  Our guaranteed 30% professional fee cap (much lower than the legally mandated 50% cap);
•  Lower hourly rates; and
•  We do not charge you for the work performed on your personal injury claim by personal assistants and support staff –  only professional time performed by qualified personal injury lawyers is charged.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Basically any injury that has been caused by the negligence and/or fault of another can be claimed for. Injuries that can be compensated include:

    •  Neck and spinal injuries (including whiplash);

    •  Head injuries;

    •  Shoulder injuries;

    •  Hand and finger injuries;

    •  Arm injuries;

    •  Hip and pelvis injuries;

    •  Leg injuries;

    •  Foot injuries; and

    •  Psychological injuries (including PTSD and adjustment disorder/depression).

    Personal injury compensation is usually a total figure made up of a number of different components including:

    •  Pain and suffering;

    •  Past loss of income;

    •  Future loss of income;

    •  Unpaid care and assistance;

    •  Past out of pocket expenses; and

    •  Future medical expenses.

    Speaking very generally, the main driver of personal injury compensation tends to be lost income, but other components such as unpaid care and assistance (being the time family, loved ones and/or friends spend looking after you) can amount to very significant sums.

    Most claims for personal injury compensation are subject to time limits. The main time limit is a three (3) year period of limitation that applies to the commencement of court proceedings but other time limits apply as well depending on the type of matter involved:

    •  In claims for injuries caused by motor vehicle accidents, the pre-court processes is to be commenced within the earlier of nine months from the date of the incident or one month from the date a solicitor is consulted about a claim.

    •  For slip and fall injuries, medical negligence injuries, or other injuries that occur in public places, the pre-court notification must be similarly be made within nine months from the date of the incident or within one month from the date a solicitor is instructed to bring the claim,

    Notifications can be given outside of these periods as long as there is a reasonable excuse for delay.

    In the case of workers’ compensation injury claims, the pre-court notification need only be notified within the general three year limitation period. There are other time limits as well. Where workers’ compensation is sought following a work related injury, the application for compensation must be lodged within six months from the date of the incident.

    But even where you think a time limit may have expired, you should always seek legal advise about it, because it may be that you will be able to get an extension of the time period.

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    Karen Lilley (Tilly)
    Karen Lilley (Tilly)
    04:11 12 Mar 21
    Nice secure office & friendly staff.
    Jaons Vi
    Jaons Vi
    05:30 20 Jan 21
    I’m very pleased with the vbr team on the Gold Coast. Beth and her team did an excellent job getting all my insurances... sorted out for me. Fast and prompt and professional service from start to finish.Would definitely recommend them to anyone who needs help with a workplace injury or TPD.Thank you very muchread more
    Brad Alexander
    Brad Alexander
    11:25 25 Nov 20
    Greg, Emma and the team did a fantastic job, very professional & thorough. They were happy to explain each stage of the... process and break down the jargon. I would highly recommend the team at VBR Lawyers.read more
    Caroline Neves da costa
    Caroline Neves da costa
    12:55 08 Oct 20
    I can not recommend Beth and the rest of the team at VBR Lawyers enough. They showed authentic care for me and made me... feel comfortable at all times.read more
    adam thomas
    adam thomas
    19:52 03 Sep 20
    Very professional team went above and beyond would highly recommend them to anyone who needs an injury lawyer!!!
    William Crick
    William Crick
    12:32 08 Jul 20
    I highly recommend Greg and the team from vbr lawyers, for the great professional and personal service, they went above... and beyond all expectationsWill definitely use them the next time they’re neededread more
    Cath Beavis
    Cath Beavis
    23:13 16 Jun 20
    A very smooth process - a big thank you to Zach, Beth and the team. Very professional service and I would highly... recommend vbr lawyersread more
    William priest
    William priest
    04:50 29 May 20
    You will not find a more professional ,caring and supportive law firm anywhere. Many thanks to Greg , Ray and the team... at VBR law for everything you have done. I cannot thank you enough for your support.read more
    Kate Barrell
    Kate Barrell
    23:42 19 Mar 20
    I can’t speak highly enough of Zach and the team at VBR. They took on my case after another law firm stuffed it up, and... I had been turned away by other firms as a result. They were professional, caring and supportive throughout, keeping me up to date the entire journey. They achieved a result that far exceeded our expectations. These guys care about what is ‘right’. They put their heart and soul into it for me. Completely grateful to have them on my side. .I thoroughly recommend them.read more
    Michael Amadio
    Michael Amadio
    06:29 14 Nov 19
    Greg and Ray were very professional and thorough with handling of my claim. Staff, Eleanor and Caitlin, were very... helpful with handling and redirecting my queries both over the phone and via email. Highly recommended.read more
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