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Paralysis Claims

Paralysis is life-changing where you will need life-long support. We’ll help you get the compensation to help you rebuild your life and get the long term care you and your family will need.

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Contact us for free, expert advice on your claim. One of our specialist injury lawyers will discuss the circumstances of your paralysis, advise on whether you have a claim and inform you of the best next steps. 

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You're in safe hands

During this challenging time, we will put thoughtful structures in place to help you adjust to life with paralysis and deliver the compensation you deserve. This includes leading the claims process and connecting you with organisations that provide excellent medical and emotional support for people living with paralysis. 

Rebuild for the future

We will make sure you receive the full amount of compensation that you’re entitled to, so you can build a more comfortable future for yourself and your loved ones.  

Are you or a loved one paralysed from an accident that was not your fault?

To go from being able-bodied to abruptly suffering from paralysis is extraordinarily challenging and upsetting – both physically and psychologically. With our empathy, dedication and expertise, we’ll help you get the compensation you are entitled to for your injury.

From our experience of seeking justice for hundreds of people with paralysis, we understand how traumatic and life-changing this time of your life can be. We’re here to alleviate the stress of securing compensation. We’ve also built relationships with a specialist network of medical and psychological experts who will support you in adapting to life with paralysis. 

Let us help you get the settlement and justice you and your family deserve. 

Contact us today. Let’s get the compensation you deserve

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Why do I need a lawyer?

Suffering an injury that wasn’t your fault is an emotional and challenging time for you and your family. We believe that you deserve compensation for your suffering, and we’ll stand in your corner to help you get it. 

While the claims process can be complex, it’s our mission to simplify your journey to compensation. Our experienced, empathetic experts have helped hundreds of people like you to get the full amount of compensation they are entitled to. Let us support you in rebuilding your life. 

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Initial advice is free

Our team deal with thousands of enquiries every year and are experienced in managing a wide variety of accidents. They’re legal experts who will listen to your side of the story and advise you for free on whether you have a valid claim.

Once you have your free initial advice, we can then work with you throughout the entire process, ensuring you achieve the best possible financial, physical and psychological outcome for your claim.

Book an appointment today for a free initial assessment to make sure you’re getting the compensation that you deserve. 

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Bethany Leddin

Bethany Leddin

I was admitted as a Lawyer in Victoria in 2016 working in Melbourne as a Personal Injury Lawyer. At the beginning of 2022 I made

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Nina Bugeja

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Relevant FAQs

There are four specific types of paralysis:

  • Monoplegia affects one arm or one leg
  • Hemiplegia affects one arm and one leg on the same side of the body
  • Paraplegia affects both of the legs
  • Quadriplegia, or Tetraplegia, affects both the arms and the legs.

There’s no one cause of paralysis. It can occur naturally due to health conditions like strokes. However, it can also occur after an accident where the victim suffers trauma to the head or spine, such as:

Medical Documentation: Keep records of medical treatments and bills.

Preserve Evidence: Keep photos, witness information, and any related documents.

Consult Legal Counsel: Seek advice from a lawyer experienced in motorcycle accident claims to protect your rights effectively.

Remember, laws and procedures may vary across different regions in Australia, so consulting with a local lawyer specialised in motorcycle accident claims is highly recommended.

Driver error: Failure to check blind spots, not giving motorcycles enough space.

Unsafe road conditions: Potholes, debris, or inadequate road maintenance.

Speeding: Excessive speeds can cause motorcycle accidents.

Alcohol or drug impairment: Impaired driving leads to motorcycle accidents.

Distracted driving: Using phones or being otherwise distracted while driving.

Safety First: Check yourself and others for injuries. Move to a safe location if possible. Contact Emergency Services: Call for medical assistance and police to report the accident.

Exchange Information: Get contact and insurance details from other involved parties.

Document the Scene: Take photos of the accident, vehicle positions, and any visible injuries.

Witness Information: Obtain contact details of witnesses if there are any.


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