Best Compensation Lawyers WA – No Win No Fee – Personal Injury Claim
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Strict time limits apply to most type of injury compensation claims. Typical types of personal injury claims in WA may include but not limited to the following circumstances.
Rated as one of the best compensation lawyers for personal injury claims, we bring award-winning legal services to Perth. No Win No Fee means No Win No Pay. No Win No Fee compensation lawyers will not charge you legal fees unless we win or get you a settlement. This is our peace of mind solution for all qualified personal injury compensation clients.
Once we have successfully represented you in your injury compensation claim, most cases will only require a small payment out of your settlement proceeds. The insurer will often pay the majority (or all) of your legal fees upon a successful settlement of your claim. This means you will only pay relatively low (or no) legal fees at the end of your injury compensation claim.
Our peace of solution means we help you to get more injury compensation payouts and very affordable.
In fact, many of our past clients tell us they would have started with us the day they got injured, if only they knew how affordable and effective our legal service is. Many mention that they would have saved mountains of time, energy, and money.
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The Director of Foyle Legal is one of only a few personal injury compensation lawyers in Perth who has practiced as a claimant and defendant lawyer in personal injury cases. This gives Foyle Legal a unique insight to help you to maximise your personal injury compensation payout.
We successfully represented hundreds of injured people in Western Australia, and equipped with networks of doctors and specialists who are ready to help you to get a fair compensation settlement for your injury compensation claim.
We have a team of specialist personal injury compensation solicitors with offices in two locations in Perth that covers injury compensation claims all over Western Australia. When you call us, you can be assured that one of our best compensation solicitors will be ready to help.
Stop stressing about your injury compensation claim. Your local injury compensation lawyers at Foyle Legal can help.
Foyle Legal has been named as one of the best compensation lawyers in Perth. We have worked on hundreds of injury compensation claims like yours, and have developed an injury compensation process that helps to make it easy for you.
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“I had a workers compensation claim for both of my shoulders. Through Foyle Legal I experienced a professional legal team led by Christian Foyle which guided me through both medical examinations and legal advice to give me the best outcome. Christian was both knowledgeable and experienced in handling my claim. I have no hesitation in recommending Foyle Legal”
“I had two car accident claims through Foyle Legal. One with Allianz and another with the Insurance Commission of Western Australia. Christian from Foyle Legal has been a great assistance to me giving information and help and he helped me to get the most out of my claims. I would definitely recommend them to anyone who is looking for a lawyer.”
“My claim was pended had no income. Foyle legal helped me on a no win no fee basis by lodging a Conciliation application with WorkCover to have my workers compensation claim accepted. The claim was accepted before Conciliation. I have been on compensation for 2 years and life would have been very hard if Foyle Legal didn’t help to get my claim accepted.”
“Life is full of up and downs. Over the past few years, I consulted the Christian Foyle on numerous occasions regarding workers’ compensation claims, car accidents compensation claims. He helped me to get the compensation I deserved. The no win no fee policy helps me to focus on the injury claim. He is my most trusted compensation lawyer in Perth.“
“Life can and did change in an instant! Due to a motorist not paying attention. Foyle Legal stepped in on my behalf and secured a very acceptable settlement for my Pain, Suffering and Future economic loss. His knowledgeable, caring and understanding approach was reassuring and proved to be the essence of our successful claim. I recommend his services!”
“I engaged Foyle legal lawyers for my workers’ compensation claim in WA. Three weeks later, they represented me well at the Conciliation hearing in WorkCover WA and an order was made that the workers comp insurer to pay me $8000. I am very impressed with their knowledge of Workers’ Compensation and quick results.”
“I had a public liability claim and Foyle Legal were very helpful with the case. I previously got legal advice elsewhere and I was advised that the case was not worth pursing. Luckily, I found Foyle Legal to take on my claim. I would recommend Foyle Legal to other people in the same situation as I was happy with the advice they gave me and the outcome.”
“I found Foyle Legal taking on cases for the under dog that was tedious and drawn out. I would recommend this legal firm very highly to any one who is seeking an honest and up front legal service when it comes to dealing with workers compensation claims. You couldn’t be in better hands. I trust them completely and got a good outcome!”
Quick easy service, I only saw them twice and they dealt with the lot. I was initially offered no money from the Insurance Commission of Western Australia. After taking the matter to a Pre-Trial Conference I was able to get a settlement. I would recommend Foyle Legal for car accident injury claims with ICWA. They represented me well!”
“I am particularly impressed by Foyle Legal because of I got work with the director directly. All lawyers in the office are very supportive of my injury compensation claim. Christian and the Foyle Legal team is knowledgeable, approachable, patient and willing work with my schedule. And above all, their costs were very reasonable. Highly recommended law firm.”
What do compensation lawyers do?
Compensation lawyers or compensation law firms are specialists in personal injury law. In Australia, compensation lawyers are often referred to as injury compensation lawyers. Injury compensation lawyers are personal injury lawyers who help injured people to recover compensation payment from insurance companies, or at fault parties. The most common type of personal injury claims are:
Foyle Legal is rated as one of the best compensation lawyers for work injury and accidents in Perth since 2016. If you have made a personal injury compensation claim, contact Foyle Legal for your obligation free claim review.
How does a compensation lawyer help me with my injury compensation claim?
A good compensation lawyer can help you in many ways to ensure you receive fair compensation payments and settlement for your injury compensation claim.
Top reasons compensation payments are reduced or rejected in are injury compensation claim are:
Foyle Legal is here to ensure that you receive quality advice and support your claim with quality evidence. It is important for injured people to come to us early to reduce mistakes and wastage of time. Some injured people started out managing their injury compensation by themselves, and later found out that it’s not as straight forward as they thought. By then, they were stressed, exhausted, and some just wanted to settle and get over with the claim before it reached stabilization point. Some of our Foyle Legal clients came to us when mistakes were made. Although some mistakes can be reversed, but many mistakes can be catastrophic to their over all compensation.
Foyle Legal compensation lawyers have extensive experience in injury compensation claim in WA. If you have made a injury compensation claim, call us for obligation free consultation.
Remember – act early before any irreversible mistakes.
Compensation Lawyers and Workers Compensation Lawyers – Are they the same?
In Australia, compensation lawyers often referred to injury compensation lawyers (i.e, personal injury lawyers). Compensation law covers a range of areas of the law, including workers compensation. Workers compensation lawyers are compensation lawyers who specialises in workplace injury compensation.
It is important to note that an injured person may be entitled to multiple injury claims. For example a person who is injured in a car accident at work will have a motor vehicle accident injury claim and a workers compensation claim. It is important to consult an injury compensation lawyer early to understand your rights and entitlements.
How much do compensation lawyers charge?
Different compensation law firm may have different fee structures. Some charge upfront legal fees and some don’t. No Win No Fee compensation lawyers are common in WA, however, not all no win no fee agreements are the same. Some No Win No Fee agreements are hundreds of pages with many exclusions.
Your No Win No Fee agreement with Foyle Legal is simple, transparent, and straight forward. There will be No Hidden Costs, No Catch!
Will a compensation lawyer take all my compensation payment?
The amount your personal injury lawyer charge will depend on the cost agreement you signed with the compensation law firm. If you are concerned with your compensation lawyer fees, please discuss with your lawyer directly.
At Foyle Legal, most of your legal fees are usually paid by the insurer at settlement of your injury compensation claim. The out-of-pocket legal fee is usually relatively low compared to your compensation payments.
Do I need a compensation lawyer for workers compensation claim?
You don’t need a workers compensation lawyer for your workplace injury claim. But you are most likely to get a better outcome if you are legally represented by a good workers compensation lawyer. The law in workers compensation in Western Australia is complex, a good workers compensation lawyer will make the process faster and less stressful.
In addition, it is not uncommon that an injured worker may be entitled to different type of compensation payments. For example, if you suffered a serious car accident at work, you may be entitled to workers compensation, motor vehicle accident compensation, TPD, and other insurance claim benefits. The benefit of a good workplace injury lawyer is that they can consider all possible claims together, and act accordance to your best interest.
Do I need a compensation lawyer for motor accident claim?
You don’t need a compensation lawyer for your motor accident injury claim. Similar to other negligence related personal injury claims, you are likely to get a better outcome and less stressful if you are legally represented by a good compensation solicitor. This is is because:
Additionally, if you work with a No Win No Pay Compensation Lawyer like Foyle Legal, you will have minimal concerns about the legal fees.
Do I need a compensation lawyer for public liability claims?
A good compensation lawyer will make your public liability claim much easier. The starting point of a public liability claim to determine what are the at fault parties and then to show that those parties are negligent. For many public liability claims, it can be tricky because the circumstances of the injury may involve several parties, and some parties are not immediately visible at the early stage of your injury compensation claim. If you have a good compensation lawyer on your side, they will hep to determine the correct parties in the litigation and handle all the process for you as the injured person.
Do I need a compensation lawyer for criminal injury compensation claim?
Criminal Injury Compensation Claims in WA is capped at $75,000 (c. 2019). It currently takes around 18 months to assess the claim from the time your application is submitted. Because of the long processing time and the limited compensation payment that is available, it is important that victims of crime must prepare their criminal injury compensation application carefully and professionally. If it is not properly prepared, you are likely to get your claim rejected or compensation reduced. Appealing the decision of a criminal injury compensation assessor is possible, however, there is added time, stress and costs associated to it. In many cases, the cost of appealing the decision may outweigh the outcome.
A good compensation lawyer like Foyle Legal, who has extensive experience in criminal injury compensation bring in the expertise and manage the criminal injury compensation claims professionally. With the legal assistance from Foyle Legal, it increases your chance of getting the best compensation first time round.
Why should I trust Foyle Legal Compensation Lawyers?
Foyle Legal has been helping injured people in Western Australia to get a fair compensation for their injuries. We are trusted by clients and respected by peers. Check out what we have done for our clients, and we are ready to do the same for you – getting the compensation you deserve, and make the injury compensation process as stress free as possible.
When should I submit my personal injury compensation claim?
In most cases, you should submit your compensation claim straight away. There are statutory limits for the filing of claims for some injuries including motor vehicle injury claims and workers compensation claims. With all claims, if you do not notify the other side straight away, they may allege that your injury was caused by another cause. The other side may also claim they are prejudiced in not being able to investigate into the incident and not being able to have you medically reviewed.
Injury Compensation Claim Steps - Workcover Workers Compensation Claims
The process of work injury compensation claim can be divided into 2 categories.
For all no fault workers compensation claims, the common steps are:
Disputes often arise during the Workcover process. For no fault workers compensation claims, disputes are often resolved by Conciliation Conferences and Arbitration Conference. These conferences take place at WorkCover.
If the injured worker has elected for workers compensation common law. The process for common law compensation is very similar to other civil negligence district court matters. When you commence common law proceedings, you are effectively suing your employer for your workplace injury. It is very important that your workers compensation common law claim is handled by a good compensation lawyer.
This video provides useful information on what to expect from your workers compensation claim and information about settling your workers compensation claim.
Time Limits in Injury Compensation Claims - WorkCover Workers Compensation Claims
All workers compensation claims started by the completion of a workers compensation claim form and a first certificate of capacity. This video talks more about time limits in workers compensation claim.
Section 178 of the Workers Compensation and Injury Management Act 1981 s
(1) Proceedings for the recovery under this Act of compensation for an injury are not maintainable unless —
(a) a notice of the occurrence of the injury has been given under section 179 in writing containing substantially the information required by subsection (2) as soon as practicable after the occurrence; and
(b) the claim for compensation with respect to such injury has been made within 12 months from the occurrence of the injury or, in case of death, within 12 months from the time of death.
Exceptions do apply and you should seek legal advice to see whether these exceptions apply to you. It is important to submit the claim as soon as possible, otherwise your workers compensation claim may be prejudiced.
The Limitations Act 2005 also applies to common law proceedings. In most cases an action for damages relating to a personal injury to a person cannot be commenced if 3 years have elapsed since the cause of action accrued.
Injury Compensation Claim Steps - Other Negligence Related Injury Compensation
The personal injury legal process is different depending on what kind of claim you have. If you are making a workers’ compensation claim then special rules apply, which are explained in the Foyle Legal Workers Compensation FAQ page. Motor vehicle Injury claims, public liability claims and other district court matters, the procedure can be divided into the following steps:
Please note that most injury compensation claims are settled prior to going to court.
Time limits in Injury Compensation Claims - Other Negligence Related Injury Compensation
Limitation date is one of the most important time limit for district court matters. This is the date that you must commence legal proceeding. Generally, limitation date is 3 years from the date of accident. Section 14 of the Limitation Act 2005 states that relevently:
An action for damages relating to a personal injury to a person cannot be commenced if 3 years have elapsed since the cause of action accrued.
When can you sue your employer for your injury?
If you can prove that your injury is caused by the negligence of your employer, and you have a whole person impairment (WPI) over 15%. You can elect to sue your employer before the termination day.
In this video, Foyle Legal explains how to get a whole person impairment.
Disputed Workers Compensation Stress Claims - What to do?
Workers compensation stress claims are often disputed or pended by insurer. If the insurer has rejected or pended your claim, it’s not the end of road. This article talks more about disputed workers compensation stress claim.
If your compensation claim is delayed, denied, or disputed by the insurer. Call Foyle Legal for your obligation free claim review.
Do I need to go to court to settle my injury compensation claim?
It is worth noting that the vast majority of cases settle in negotiation, but in some cases the parties are just so far apart that the matter proceeds to a trial. At trial you will give generally give evidence about how your injury happened, what injuries you have suffered, the effect of the accident on your work, whether other people have helped you and your medical needs. Your doctors and people who witnessed the accident may also have to give evidence. After the other side has presented their case the judge will usually reserve their decision for a period of time, following which a judgment will be given.
How Much Injury Compensation do I Get?
The amount you will receive vary depends on the type of injury compensation claim and your circumstances of injury. A simple calculator does not accurately provide compensation payments estimate.
The amount of injury compensation that you can get largely depends on the existence of third party evidence such as medical reports and documentation showing that you suffered a loss of earnings such as letters from your employer and your taxation returns.
Medico Legal Assessments and compensation settlement
Medico legal assessments play an important role in determining your compensation settlement amount. The reports provide an opinion as to your current level of disability, ability to work and need for future treatment. The reports form part of the factual matrix of proving that an injured person has suffered loss in terms of your future economic losses, future expenses, and pain and suffering.
When an insurer organises a medico legal assessment for injured people. It is important to attend the assessment. This article talks more about how to handle medico legal assessments.
Surveillance Evidence and Injury Compensation Settlement
It’s not uncommon for an insurance company to send private investigators to take surveillance evidence during your compensation claim. This can happen at anytime of a injury compensation claim, and they are entitled to do so as long as the investigator follows proper rules and procedures.
The surveillance evidence can be used on a range of purpose, the main purpose is “fact-check” your stated injury and the extent of your injury. It is important that injured people are aware of it, and take active steps to prevent damaging surveillance evidence for your injury compensation claim.
Social Media and Injury Compensation Claim
Private investigators often conduct surveillance online. An active social media presence may work against your injury compensation claim. Many compensation lawyers are warning clients against social media usage during an active injury compensation claim.
Travel expenses when you are on workers comp
Injured workers are entitled to claim reasonable travel expenses for treatment, hospitals and referred appointments while on workers comp. Injured workers may also claim travel allowance for rehab, or participating return to work program. This article explains more about workers compensation travel claims in WA.
REJECTED or PENDED Injury Compensation Claim
If you claim rejected or pended, it’s not the end of the process.
This often simply means the insurer doesn’t have sufficient supporting evidence to accept your claim. If your claim is rejected or pended, you will be a good personal injury lawyer in Perth to help. Contact Foyle Legal for your obligation free claim review.
Discontinuance of workers compensation weekly payments
If your workers compensation weekly payments are discontinued or reduced, you can go through workcover to get your payment reinstated. This article talks amount about Unlawful Discontinuance of Workers Compensation Weekly Payments.
Liability is Accepted - Medical Expenses Only
Some workers compensation insurers may issue a Notice that Liability is Accepted (Form 3A) but stated that this is for medical expenses only. Please be mindful when you receive this notice that the insurer may be liable to pay you weekly payments of compensation. This article talks more about liability is accepted for medical expense only.
If you received a Notice that Liability is Accepted and for medical expenses only, contact Foyle Legal for your obligation free claim review.
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What suburbs in Perth does Foyle Legal provide legal representation to?
Foyle Legal provides legal service to all qualified personal injury claims in all suburbs of Perth.
Does Foyle Legal provide legal service to clients in Regional WA?
Yes, Foyle Legal service all of WA, including remote or regional areas of Western Australia. Check out our the services we offer in your area.