Personal Injury

Accredited Specialists in Personal Injury Law

Injuries can be sustained at any place and at any time. Some of these can be minor and hardly noticeable, but others can be much more serious. They can rob you of your long term health and happiness, of your ability to work or do the things you love doing.

These serious injuries can affect you not only physically, but psychologically and emotionally as well. When injuries have been inflicted by another or were caused by the negligence of another you may have a right to bring a claim.

Claim Compensation with the Help of Our Personal Injury Lawyers in Sydney

A personal injury claim may provide you with compensation for the losses and injuries you’ve sustained. There are various types of personal injury claims, from motor vehicle accidents and work accidents, to medical negligence and defective product claims.

Many clients come to us needing advice and help getting their life back on track after an injury.

Whether your injury occurred at work, on the road, in an accident or as a result of medical treatment, we are able to assist you with advice and obtaining compensation through the appropriate court or claims system.

Types of Personal Injury claims include the following:-

1. Medical Negligence

You may feel your medical problem was diagnosed too late or incorrectly, or that the results of your surgery were not as promised. Death may occur as a result of negligent medical treatment leaving family members grieving and in financial difficulty.

We have medical malpractice attorneys and a network of independent experts who we engage to review medical records and provide us with an opinion in relation to the standard of treatment received by our clients. Read more about Medical Law and Negligence in our detailed resource section or get in touch with our injury lawyers in Sydney today.

2. Motor Accident

If you were injured in a car accident that was not your fault, you are entitled to make a motor vehicle injury claim. A motor insurance claim is available to drivers, passengers, pedestrians, cyclists and motorcyclists.

If you have lost a loved one in a motor vehicle accident you also have entitlement to bring a claim for your grief and any financial losses.

Very strict time limits apply in relation to motor vehicle accident claims, so don’t delay in obtaining advice from our personal injury lawyer in Sydney. For more information, read more on Motor Vehicle Law page.

3. Public Liability and Other Negligence Claims

If you sustain injury or loss as a result of the negligence of another you may be eligible to make a public liability or occupier’s liability claim. Such a claim includes claims against occupiers of buildings which present hazards to the public, councils and road authorities and event organisers.

If you need help in this matter, talk to our injury compensation lawyers or read more on the area of Liability claims.

4. Work Accident

If you sustained an injury at work you are entitled to make a claim for your injury under the Worker Compensation Scheme.

If the injury is serious and occurred as a result of a failure of your employer to take care of your safety, a higher level of compensation is available to you by way of a Work Injury Damages Claim.

Time limits are very strict so don’t hesitate to seek advice from our personal injury solicitors immediately. For more detailed info on this area visit our Employers’ Liability and Workplace claims section.

5. Intentional Acts

An intentional tort is a civil wrong resultant from the intentional act on the part of another. Examples of intentional tort include assault and battery, invasion of privacy, use of excessive force by the police force, imprisonment and unlawful arrest.

Make sure you are aware of your rights by reading our Intentional Acts section or scheduling an appointment with our personal injury solicitor today.

6. Product Liability and Defective Products

In some circumstances the manufacturer, retailer or importer of goods or surgical equipment may be liable for injuries caused as a result of a defect in those goods.

Read more on the area of Defective Product Law.

Speak to Our Personal Injury Lawyers Today about Your Personal Injury Claim

When you need a personal injury lawyer in Sydney, you can rely on Edwards Michael Powell’s personal injury solicitors. Our personal injury lawyers are well-versed in the field of personal injury law and can give you the best advice and support to move your claim forward.

Time is of the essence when making your personal injury claim. Whether you’ve decided to make a claim or are still deciding and want to know your options, it’s best to contact our injury lawyers in Sydney as soon as possible. Our personal injury solicitor would be more than willing to discuss your best options with you.