Level 1, 1 Farrell Place
Canberra City ACT 2601
Phone: (02) 6230 1999
260 Crawford Street
Queanbeyan NSW 2620
Phone: (02) 6299 3999
Personal injury law is highly complex and strict time limits are frequently applicable. It is absolutely essential that you talk to a lawyer as soon as possible after you have suffered an injury.
BDN has provided expert personal injury services to Canberra and the surrounding regions for many years and our personal injury team is highly experienced and well-regarded.
Our practitioners can help you with:
Your first consultation will be free and we offer “No Win No Fee” services to most claims.
If you or somebody you know has suffered an injury, contact us as soon as possible.
If you have been injured at work it is usually possible to make a workers compensation claim.
If you have suffered injury you should:
Workers compensation entitlements usually include:
A common law claim may be made when you suffer injury as a result of the negligence of another person or entity.
Common grounds for claims include:
Strict time limits for making claims apply; please contact us as soon as possible if you require advice or assistance.
You should contact a solicitor as soon as possible after suffering an injury to find out about any applicable limitation periods.
While it is possible to represent yourself, personal injury law is highly complex and insurers have little regard for your best interests. Our firm advice is to speak to us about your injury. Your first contact with us is cost and obligation free.
Engaging a solicitor will result in more compensation for you.
“No Win No Fee” applies to most common law personal injury claims. If the claim fails we do not charge you for our professional services, only for amounts spent on the claim on your behalf (such as fees for medical notes and reports).
Duration is usually determined by the severity and complexity of your injuries. It is important to allow your injuries to stabilise before settlement is considered as settling a claim too early can result in inadequate compensation.
The amount of compensation is determined by several factors including:
Most claims settle before a court hearing so it is unlikely your claim will need to proceed to a hearing.