A compensation claim pertains to the legal right of a person to claim compensation from a person or entity that caused them an injury. For instance, if you’re a victim of a harassment case at work.
However, you might wonder whether it is necessary to hire a Compensation Lawyer for such a case or you might consider their service to be a waste of money. The latter would be a mistake as there are many advantages to hiring a Lawyer to help you with your case.
The Advantages of Hiring a Compensation Lawyer
Compensation Lawyers know and understand how to help you with your case. They know what you should do at every step so you don’t need to worry about collecting evidence or dealing with the insurer – they can help you from start to finish. What’s more is that they will fight for your rights and help you get the compensation you deserve.
Identifying Various Claim Types
There are many different types of claims, each of which has its own rules and regulations. The most common claims are:
- Public Liability claims
- Workers’ Compensation
- Medical Negligence claims
- Personal Injury claims
- Motor Vehicle Accident claims
If you are unsure about your claim type, you can ask a Lawyer for clarification. Once you know the kind of claim you have, your Lawyer will be able to advise you on the best course of action to take.
The Compensation Claim Process
Below is a brief overview of the compensation claim process:
- Filing your claim. This will start the legal process. This is the start of you getting treatment and once your injury stabilises you will then, with the help of your Lawyer, settle the claim.
- In the event that you do not settle your claim, for whatever reason, your Lawyer will give you your options. This will facilitate settlement of your claim.
The amount of compensation you’re entitled to will depend on the type of accident you were involved in, the severity of your injuries, and the length of time you have been injured. You may also be required to submit further medical documentation to support your claim including medical exams for a medical evaluation. Your Lawyer will guide you through this process and make sure you get the compensation you are legally entitled to receive.
Hiring a Compensation Lawyer can be extremely beneficial if you have been injured in an accident and lodged a claim. A good Lawyer can negotiate with the insurance company on your behalf and help you get the maximum compensation possible. They will also be able to deal with the legal aspects of your case, ensuring that everything is handled correctly. Further with the majority of successful claims, insurer’s will make a contribution to your legal costs and in some cases they will pay your Lawyer’s fees in full, this just depends on the claim you have.
D’Angelo Legal is a full-service law firm that can assist you with your Compensation Claim. Our team of skilled and experienced Compensation Lawyers in Perth will ensure that your rights and interests are protected. Start the conversation with us today so we can provide you with the best course of action!