The amount of compensation payable as a consequence of injury depends on a number of factors which include:
- Work history
- Medical history and any prior illnesses or injuries
- Life expectancy
- The extent of the injury suffered
- Capacity for employment
- Care required
- Past and future medical expenses including, for example, requirement for surgery
It seems that everyone knows someone who has had a compensation claim and one of the most frustrating things we hear is, “oh, but my brother’s wife’s cousin’s daughter got this much!”
Personal and financial circumstances can vary drastically from one person to the next, and so for that reason alone, each and every case must be individually assessed.
Further, compensation law varies from State to State, so the amount recoverable for an accident which occurred in Queensland for example, is different to compensation recoverable in New South Wales.
Phone us for an obligation free consultation for more information on how much you may be able to claim.
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