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Have you been googling for “personal injury lawyer Gold Coast”? You’ve arrived at the right page!

If you have suffered an injury as a result of someone else action or inactions you may be able to pursue a personal injury claim for compensation.

Serious injuries can happen at work, when driving a car, as a pedestrian, bicycle rider, motorbike rider, or on private property (like a rental property, shopping centre or supermarket) or public place (like a park, playground, jetty).

We all have a right to go to work, go to the shops, and be in the car and come home the same way we left, but the reality is accidents happen everyday and we are usually unprepared for such events.

We are experienced personal injury lawyers and expert legal support

To succeed in your injury claim you must have evidence that:

(a) The person owed you a duty of care;

(b) That the person breached their duty to you;

(c) As a result of the breach, it caused you to suffer an injury (physical or psychological injury);

(d) You have suffered loss and damage.

In Australia, the States have specific legislation which governs personal injury claims. As the legislation varies varies from State to State it is important to speak to a law firm based in Brisbane, Sunshine Coast and Gold Coast who can guide you every step of the way about your personal injury compensation matter.

The bills will quickly add up if you are off work and need to seek medical treatment due to an injury (plus future medical expenses). If you have an injury and cannot work, you should seek legal advice as soon as possible about potential compensation law claims from experienced Gold Coast personal injury lawyers.

Our Gold Coast personal injury lawyers who have a wealth of experience in injury, compensation and superannuation cases can help you to access the best possible outcome in your case.

Speak to our lawyers today for a free no obligation consultation about your legal rights and legal entitlements to seek lump sum compensation.

Some Common Personal Injuries

Some types of injuries that you may suffer from could be: –

  • Whiplash injury;
  • Broken bones;
  • Spinal injuries (low back, mid-back or neck);
  • Shoulder and upper limb injury;
  • Knee and lower limb injury;
  • Head and brain injury;
  • Spinal cord injuries;
  • Amputations;
  • Birth Trauma;
  • Burn injuries.

Our lawyers have extensive experience in all types of injury claims including spinal cord and catastrophic injury.

How much compensation an injured person might have a right to seek is dependent on a number of matters:

  • The extent of your injury and any long term consequences
  • Your age
  • Your job and employment history
  • How much time you have had off work and how much time you might be off work in the future
  • Whether or not you can return to your pre-injury work or career
  • The extent of your medical and rehabilitative treatment in the past and in the future
  • Whether or not you require personal care assistance or help with your activities of daily living (by either family or friends or by a commercial service provider ie if you pay for a cleaner or nurse to help you because of your injury).

You will need to prove your entitlements to compensation through evidence that will need to be gathered during the course of your matter. Some examples of the types of evidence that might assist in developing your case are:

  • Photographs of the accident scene, damage to property or vehicles and your injury
  • Contact details of all witnesses
  • Financial evidence such as details of your income (or loss of income) such as payslips, tax records
  • Medical evidence including attending a medical examination arranged by the personal injury law firms.

Our team of personal injury lawyers at Lockett McCullough Lawyers can help you investigate and formulate your compensation law case strategy and gather all the evidence you need to prove your case as a part of the legal process.

If your matter needs to go to Court, our legal team have extensive litigation experience as well as extensive experience in negotiation and mediation.

Lockett McCullough Lawyers have a team of lawyers servicing Gold Coast, Queensland. We are available to assist you in a Gold Coast compensation claim. We offer a “no win no fee” basis for approved claims for Gold Coast residents.

No Win No Fee Policy - Gold Coast office

Time Limits

Strict time limits apply in an injury or compensation claim.

You must commence your injury and compensation claim within 3 years of the date of your injury or accident. If you wait too long, you may not be able to pursue your compensation claim.

Also, you must send a claim form within one (1) month of speaking with a lawyer or within nine (9) months of the date of your accident in a motor vehicle accident or public liability claim (unless you have a “reasonable excuse for delay”).

If you were injured at work you may be entitled to make a claim to WorkCover Queensland or other self-insurer and you need to make this claim for within six (6) months of the date of your injury or the date your first consulted a doctor.

If you are entitled to seek compensation then get advice about your injury or illness from an injury lawyer as soon as possible, we can assist you in protecting these time limits. Contact us for a free no obligation consultation to discuss your injury claims.

Our Services

Our expert personal injury lawyers and compensation lawyers offer services in any location in Gold Coast for:

  • Superannuation and total and permanent disability insurance claims;
  • Medical negligence;
  • Car accident or other motor vehicle accident claims;
  • Road-related incidents;
  • Workers compensation claims;
  • Dependency actions;
  • Other compensation claims (such as slip and fall, product liability);

Why Us?

We are a small business in Queensland and supporting small business means you will get a better and more personalised customer service and you will get to speak with a lawyer about your claim.

Our Gold Coast lawyers have proven success in pursuing all types of compensation and personal injury law claims and are available to assist you every step of the way, whether your claim settles out of court or if your claim needs to go to Court.

No Win No Fee

Lockett McCullough Lawyers Gold Coast offers “no win no fee” payment arrangements for any approved injury matters. This means that you pay no upfront costs for your legal fees or expenses in pursuing your legal claim.

In these approved cases, this will include your professional legal costs and expenses required to conduct your case (ie costs for medical evidence)

You can contact us and sit down with our lawyers and let us discuss your case on a no obligation basis and find out how we can help you and the prospects of success and it won’t cost you anything. If you proceed with us we can help you get

“No win no fee” arrangement means that you don’t need to pay upfront and you do not need to pay us until you receive lump sum compensation.

Personal injury lawyers Gold Coast to assist your insurance claim compensation

How to Get Started

1. Contact us for a free consultation today

Contact our lawyers who can make a quick assessment of your case on the phone, by email, in-person or by video conferencing.

2. Talk to our personal injury lawyers

Every case is different so whilst we cannot make any guarantees, based on what you tell us, if we think that you have a valid claim and a good prospects of success, we will go through the claims process with you in detail and give you an estimate of your legal fees and TS & Cs of “no win no fee” costs arrangement.

3. Get your evidence together

Once you agree to go ahead with your claim you will sign a contract with us to authorise us to be your legal representatives. We will then start gathering all the evidence necessary to access any lump sum compensation.

4. Start your case.

We will start your claim against the person or company we say is responsible for causing your incident and serious injury and assist you with every step of the claims process. There is normally an insurer who is responsible for the compensation payment.

Depending on the type of your personal injury law claim you will need to send one of these forms: –

  • A Notice of Accident Claim form for a car accident or other motor vehicle related incident;
  • A Part 1 Notice of Claim for a public liability incident or healthcare matter;
  • A Notice of Claim for Damages for a workers compensation matter.

Our team of professional Gold Coast personal injury lawyers at Lockett McCullough Lawyers Gold Coast can offer a no obligation free consultation to discuss your case and how we might be able to help.

Our personal injury lawyer can sit down with you and offer our expertise and provide legal advice about your compensation claim.

The team who can help your personal injury claim process to achieve a successful outcome

Lockett McCullough Lawyers Office Locations

We provide legal services across Gold Coast and all of greater Queensland.

If you can’t come to us, we can come to you. We offer home and hospital visits. We can even meet you for coffee at your local area.

Our law firm is located at:

Call us or fill out the form at the top of this page to have expert legal advice and a no obligation consultation.

Call us at a location that suits you!

07 3870 8244 (Toowong)
07 3264 7692 (Albany Creek)
07 5449 7500 (Tewantin)