The roads can be dangerous and driving a truck for a living can mean a higher risk of on road accidents. The enormity of semi-trailers trucks and road trains can lead to extremely dangerous accidents and injuries for all those involved. All road users have a duty of care to act in a reasonable way. However, this isn’t always the case.
Every truck accident claim is different. If you are injured in a truck accident in Brisbane, Upper Coomera and Queensland, you may be entitled to make a claim for compensation.
Can I claim compensation?
In Queensland, there are strict timelines on compensation claims for accidents on the road. If you have been in a truck accident which has caused personal injuries, you have up to three (3) years to start your claim. It is important that you start your claim as soon as possible and ensure that you have the details of any witnesses to the accident.
Each truck accident is different and the amount of compensation you can claim varies. Our expert truck accident compensation lawyers in Queensland can help advise you on your claim.
What compensation can I claim?
If you have been injured as a result a truck accident, you may be entitled to compensation including:
- Medical and related expenses
- Loss of wages
- Pain and suffering
- Rehabilitation expenses
- Household help
At Zaparas Lawyers Queensland, our injury lawyers in Brisbane, the Gold Coast and Upper Coomera can help advise whether you have a case based on the circumstances that have caused your injury. We work on a no win no charge basis, so you won’t have to pay legal fees unless we win your claim.