Personal Injury Damages is the term used for monetary compensation awarded to an injured person.
The aim of personal injury compensation is that the person be put back as far as possible to the position they would have been in, if they had not suffered the injury.
For some personal injuries, there is specific legislation that awards compensation, eg. from personal injuries as a result of a criminal offence, for work related injuries and motor vehicle accidents.
Sometimes the person injures has to seek compensation directly from the person who caused the injury, but mostly a claim is dealt with through an insurer. This may involve negotiation and settlement or starting a court action.
Many personal injury matters settle by agreement even after the court action has been commenced.
Our Personal Injury and Compensation Lawyers can provide practical solutions and exceptional results in relation to your compensation claim on a No Win, No Fee basis. Call 1300 773 529 or email a personal injury compensation lawyer at firstname.lastname@example.org. We can then arrange an initial telephone conference to discuss.
Matthews Folbigg has over 50 years’ experience protecting personal injury and compensation rights of people living in Parramatta and the Hills.