Frequently Asked Questions
Online crash reports
The first step following any road related injury is completing an online crash report. We can guide you through the process from start to finish, helping you to complete and obtain an online crash report relating to your case.
Reporting a traffic crash
If you been involved a traffic accident in Perth it’s important that you report the traffic crash. You have a legal obligation to do so. Failing to report the accident may have an impact on your ability to successfully pursue an injury claim or a vehicle damage claim.
Tips What To Do After A Crash
If you have been in a car crash, it is important to follow these steps.
- Stay calm and ensure your personal safety first
- It is not necessary to determine who was at fault at the accident scene. Fault for the purpose of an injury claim will ultimately be determined once all of the accident-related evidence has been collected and assessed.
- Take note of the car or cars involved including registration details.
- Exchange details with the people involved, including full names, phone number(s), address and comprehensive insurance details.
- If you are injured or feel any form of discomfort contact the team at Stephen Browne Lawyers. We will be able to guide you through the process of reporting the incident, navigating the vehicle repair process and advising you in relation to a possible injury claim.
What To Do after A Crash
Being involved in a motor vehicle accident can be a traumatic event. It is important that you remain calm and ensure you are in no further harm. Assess whether anyone else involved in the accident requires assistance and whether emergency services or the police will need to be called. If you experience any physical or psychological symptoms following the accident, it is vital that you seek treatment from a medical professional. Stephen Browne Lawyers will then be able to advise you in relation to a possible injury claim.
Had an accident
Have you recently had an accident that caused you personal injury? Injuries caused by accidents can have long term health effects and can worsen over time. We can provide you with free advice in relation to your entitlements, whether you have already made a claim or not.
Had a car accident
Had a recent car accident? Are you feeling pain or discomfort? Car accident related injuries can often take time to surface. If you feel that you have suffered injury, loss or damage following a road accident and would like to know what you are entitled to, please contact Stephen Browne Lawyers.
Had a motorbike accident
Motorbike accidents are common and can often result in serious injuries requiring long term rehabilitation. Stephen Browne Lawyers can assist in ensuring you receive the treatment you need and due compensation for injuries resulting from a motorbike accident.
Had a bike accident
Stephen Browne Lawyers has a long history of representing cyclists in road accident claims. The question of liability for bicycle accidents can sometimes be more complicated than other road accidents. Stephen Browne Lawyers has the expertise to ensure that you achieve the best outcome from your bicycle accident claim, both from a liability perspective and a compensation perspective.
Injuries in the workplace happen all the time and they can often give rise to a Workers’ Compensation claim. WorkCover WA is the government agency responsible for overseeing and regulating the workers’ compensation and injury management scheme in WA. But lodging a Workers Compensation claim and navigating the legislation is difficult at the best of times. Stephen Browne Lawyers are very experienced in Western Australian Workcover claims and ensure the best outcomes for our clients.
How much is my claim worth
No two claims are the same which is why it’s hard to estimate how much a claim is worth without seeking advice from a specialist law firm. Stephen Browne Lawyers will investigate and assess your claim thoroughly to provide you with expert advice as to what your claim might be worth.
Compensation payout calculator
Using a compensation payout calculator can be misleading and at best will only provide you with a very broad estimate based on previous claim outcomes. As no two cases are the same, it’s always advisable to seek legal advice from a specialist personal injury lawyer rather than rely on such a rough guide. Stephen Browne Lawyers can assist in helping to maximize your compensation payout.
Workers compensation payout figures
The Workers Compensation framework in Western Australia is particularly complex and only a specialist Workers Compensation lawyer can accurately calculate your potential Workers’ Compensation payout figures. Stephen Browne Lawyers has extensive experience in a range of different workers compensation cases and can provide an estimate of your claim value.
Compensation payout guide
Been involved in an accident and looking for a compensation payout guide? While no accurate compensation payout guide exists, a specialist personal injury law firm such as Stephen Browne Lawyers will be able to assess your case on its merits and provide you with a recommended course of action.