FAQs

Competent lawyers in Morley

With more than 30 years’ experience in the personal injury field, our team of legal experts at Rando Solicitors has encountered a wealth of questions regarding the legal process, clients’ rights, compensation claims and more.

Take a look at some of our most frequently asked questions and their answers below.

Motor vehicle accidents

Who can claim road accidents?

Sustained personal injury anywhere in Australia, as a result of another person's negligent driving of a WA licenced motor vehicle - Is a dependant of a person fatally injured; or - Is responsible for the expenses of a person fatally injured.
 

What can I claim?

- Pain and suffering
- Loss of income
- Medical expenses
- Travel expenses
- Home help ? If you need help to do your housework or to travel to and from medical and other appointments

How much can I claim?

The amount varies. It depends on the nature and extent of your injuries and the losses you have suffered. For example, the maximum payable for pain and suffering caused by a road accident is $337,000.
 
 

Workers compensation

Who can claim work-related injuries?

You are entitled to make a claim if you are injured at work and are defined by law as a worker. - The legal definition of a worker includes full-time, part-time, casual, seasonal, piece and commission workers. Working directors, contractors and sub-contractors may also be defined as workers depending on their working arrangements.

What can I claim?

- Loss of income
- Medical costs
- Rehabilitation expenses
- Other expenses such as travel for medical treatment


 

How much can I claim?

The maximum amount an injured worker can receive in terms of weekly payments for loss of earnings is $190,701. The amount does change every year so please refer to Workcover for the latest information.


 

Public liability

What can I claim if I Injured in a public place?

- Loss of income
- Medical costs
- Rehabilitation expenses
- Other expenses such as travel for medical treatment

Criminal injury

Who can claim Injured as a Result of Crime?

Any person who has been injured as a result of a criminal act. It is easier to claim if a perpetrator, the person who committed the crime, has been charged and convicted of a criminal offence. A close relative of a person killed as a result of a criminal act. Relatives can apply for funeral expenses and financial loss suffered as a result of death.

What can I claim?

- Pain and suffering
- Loss of enjoyment of life
- Loss of income
- Medical costs
- Rehabilitation expenses
- Other expenses such as travel for medical treatment
 

How much can I claim?

The amount varies. It depends on the nature and extent of your injuries and the losses you have suffered. Currently the maximum amount payable is $75,000.


 
 
If your question is not answered, please feel free to give us a call on 08 9375 5988.
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