Personal Injury Lawyers

Personal Injury Claims Experts

If you’ve been injured in a road accident, at the workplace or even at someone’s home, you could be entitled to compensation. However, the last thing you may want to do is become involved in a long, confusing and stressful legal action.

Denning Insurance Law lawyers are experts in personal injury claims and insurance litigation. Our goal is to make the claims process easy and painless and get you the compensation you deserve.

No Win No Fee

When you’ve experienced a trauma or accident, it can affect you more than just physically. You may be impacted emotionally, mentally and financially. We don’t believe you should be out of pocket in order to pursue your claims for financial compensation.

Under many circumstances, we can offer you a ‘no win, no fee’ payment arrangement where we’ll only be paid for our legal work once you receive your compensation. If your case is not successful, you will not be required to pay any legal fees to us at all.

Common Personal Injury Claims

Free Initial Consultation

For each of our personal injury cases, we’re happy to provide a free one-hour initial consultation. We can assess the merits of your case and let you know the best next steps without any obligation on your part.

Our Process

When you engage Denning Insurance Law for your personal injury claim you get our top tier firm experience, backed by our boutique firm personal approach. Our process is designed to be smooth and stress-free for you, from the moment you get in touch about your claim through to your settlement.

What we offer

How Much Do We Charge?

When you engage a Queensland solicitor in a ‘no win no fee’ personal injury claim legal costs are capped under section 347 of the Legal Profession Act 2007 (Qld) (LPA). When you work with Denning Insurance Law your legal costs will be calculated according to our costs agreement (written in line with the LPA requirements above) and assessed by an independent cost assessor prior to the settlement conference.

It’s our goal to ensure you get as much financial reward as possible in your matter and to remain completely transparent about any legal fees that will apply.

Our Frequently Asked Questions for Personal Injury Claims

Personal injury claims can be an overwhelming and often confusing process. So to help make the process easier to understand, we’ve included some FAQs below.

We do offer a no-win, no-fee arrangement. This will mean that we will only be paid for our legal work once you receive your compensation. You will also always be fully aware of any outgoings in relation to your case before we begin representing you.

If your case is not successful, you will not be required to pay any legal fees to us at all.

There are many different situations that could encompass personal injury rules:

Accidents

When someone acts in a negligent manner and another person is harmed because of that carelessness. This can include slip and fall accidents, workplace injuries, medical negligence, motor vehicle accidents and injuries, including as a cyclist or pedestrian and more. 

Intentional Acts

Where a defendant’s intentional conduct causes harm to another person, personal injury law applies. This includes assaults and intentional torts. 

Defective Products

If a consumer product, medical device, vehicle part, or other product proves to be defective or dangerous, any person who is hurt by using that product could starta product liability lawsuit.

To ensure that your claim is handled correctly, and you receive the compensation you need to recover, it is worth hiring a qualified and knowledgeable lawyer. Your lawyer will then be by your side throughout the whole process and will expedite the case as much as possible. 

There are a lot of components involved with a personal injury claim such as dealing with insurance companies to negotiating with the defendant’s lawyers. Your personal injury solicitorcan help you every step of the way to ensure you get the best help possible.

If you have a noneconomic loss included in your claim for financial recovery, this refers to pain and suffering. Examples of this include disruption to your usual way of life and mental and emotional distress. 

We will ensure that we have gathered all necessary medical and factual evidence in support of your claim, and will work with you and medical professionals to determine the dollar amount your pain and suffering warrants.

When you work with Denning Insurance Law your legal costs will be calculated according to our costs agreement and assessed by an independent cost assessor prior to the settlement conference. 

It’s our goal to ensure you get as much financial reward as possible in your matter and to remain completely transparent about any legal fees that will apply. In your personal injury case, the cost agreement you sign will provide you with confidence and security as to overall costs and expenses. 

Also, our fees are capped in such a way to allow clients with smaller cases to get effective access to justice and to give those with the most significant injuries, the lion’s share of their damages settlement.

In most cases, yes you can. So long as it has resulted from an accident or event in which you were directly involved, a witness, or in a close family relationship to someone who was killed or injured in the accident. 

For example, an uninjured occupant of a vehicle that was involved in a motor accident could sue the driver who was at fault if that occupant sustains PTSD or depression by reason of the calamity. 

Emotional pain and suffering can also occur in a workplace where the event complained of doesn’t constitute reasonable management action, for example, bullying. 

For each of our personal injury cases, we’re happy to provide a free one-hour initial consultation. 

We can assess the merits of your case and let you know the best next steps without any obligation on your part.

Yes there is a time limit to personal injury claims and alerting the other party of the claim. 

For general personal injuries, your time limit to notify the other person is nine months from the date of the injury or one month from engaging a lawyer (whichever happens first).

Principal Kate Denning is an Accredited Personal Injury Law Specialist.  

 

There are only around 120 personal injury specialists in QLD and of those, only about 20 are female and of those, under five are sole practitioners.