Public Liability Lawyers in Newcastle
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Slipped and hurt yourself due to someone else’s negligence? Let help you with a public liability case.
We have helped clients from across Newcastle, the Central Coast and the Hunter Valley region since 1980. Our Newcastle lawyers are highly skilled and knowledgeable in the field of personal injury and can help achieve the best possible resolution for you.
What Is Public Liability?
What Should I Do If I Got Injured In Public?
If you got injured in public and you believe it was due to negligence, you should act quickly and talk to a lawyer immediately. At Bale Boshev Lawyers, we offer our clients a free initial case assessment and consultation. We will review your case and provide honest opinions on whether you are likely to succeed if you progressed with your claim.
It’s important to enlist the help of a lawyer in Newcastle with public liability experience to increase your chances of success. They will help you gather adequate evidence to support your claims and make sure the other party respond to your offers along with written statements.
What Compensation Can I Get?
When Should I Make A Claim?
Frequently Asked Questions
It is advised that you provide a written notice to the person/company at fault as soon as possible. Court proceedings for public liability claims must be commenced within 3 years of the incident. If you wish to make a claim after 3 years, you must provide a valid reason and justify why your claim was not made earlier.
To be successful in gaining compensation for a public liability claim, you must prove that your injury was a result of another person or business’s negligence. Even if you were partly responsible for the incident, you may still be able to claim compensation.
Most public liability cases can be settled out of court, and this is preferred by both parties as it can save time and money. Your lawyer will help you reach an agreement that you are satisfied with. Court proceedings are only necessary if the agreements are not reached or if they reject all responsibility for your injury.
No, your compensation for public liability claims will be paid once in a lump sum, which will be tax free.
If your claim is successful, the insurance company of the business/person responsible will pay for your compensation. Most businesses in NSW are required to have public liability insurance to protect themselves in the event of an accident.
Talk to one of our lawyers today, and let us fight for you.