If you have sustained a back or spinal injury at work, in public, on the roads or due to the negligence of someone else in Brisbane, Upper Coomera and Queensland, you may be entitled to claim compensation.
What is a back injury?
Back injuries are a result of damage or trauma to the bones, muscles or other tissues in the back. Motor vehicle accidents can result in a range of back injuries from minor lower and upper back pains and sprains to more severe injuries of the spine like herniated discs or para and quadriplegia.
These injuries are often a result of sudden movements such as impact from a motor vehicle accident. Back injuries can occur from collisions at different speeds.
Diagnosing a back or spinal injury
The best way to diagnose back pain or a spinal injury is with an X-ray, CT scans or MRI scans. The severity of back injuries can vary and it is best to seek advice from your medical practitioner.
What compensation can I claim?
Depending on the severity of your back or spinal injury, you may be able to claim compensation for the following:
- Medical expenses
- Loss of income
- Pain and suffering
- Household or caretaker assistance
How long can a back injury last for?
Depending on the severity of your injury, back injuries can last for a little as a few days to permanent damage.
Can I claim compensation?
You may be able to claim compensation for a back or spinal injury if you have had a motor vehicle accident that was not your fault or only partially your fault. At Zaparas Lawyers Queensland, our expert personal injury lawyers can help advise you on your claim on a no win no charge basis. This means that, if we don’t win your case, you don’t have to pay legal fees.