Personal Injury Lawyers Perth

Personal Injury Compensation Lawyers Perth

Protecting the rights of Western Australians for over 20 years

PERSONAL INJURY CLAIM

If you’ve been injured because of a faulty product or due to a hazard in a public place, you may be entitled to make a claim. Many people slip or trip due to hazards in public places every year.

WORKERS COMPENSATION CLAIM

If you suffer an injury at work or whilst travelling between work locations, you may be eligible to make a workers compensation claim. 

 

CAR ACCIDENT CLAIM

Injured in a car accident, truck accident, cycling accident, motorbike accident or quad bike accident, whether the incident was your fault or not, you may have a claim for compensation.

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How Soul Legal Helps You Win Your Personal Injury Compensation Claim

Are you seeking an experienced personal injury lawyer?

Winning experience counts. The Partners and Senior Lawyers at Soul Legal have helped thousands of West Australians in their personal injury claims journey. Expert advice and guidance through the complex legal processes of a claim cannot be left with the uninformed or a novice lawyer. Where you have made a claim, contact Soul Legal injury compensation lawyers for your free no obligation “Injury Claim Assessment”. 

There is no charge for your first consultation if you do not proceed to appoint us as your lawyers and all information is strictly 100% confidential. 

Soul Legal offers a No Win No Fee* legal services to all victims of personal injury accidents in Perth, WA.

Working with Soul Legal means you receive our dedication and commitment to help you gain the maximum compensation payout. We gather all the evidence required, reducing the stress, anxiety, and confusion involved in the process, and progress you claim in the shortest possible time frame. 

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We Specialise In All Aspects of Compensation Law

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Injured in a Traffic Accident?

Injured in a car accident, truck accident, cycling accident, motorbike accident or quad bike accident, whether the incident was your fault or not, you may have a claim for compensation.

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Injured in a Public Place or
Faulty Product?

If you’ve been injured because of a faulty product or due to a hazard in a public place, you may be entitled to make a claim. Many people slip or trip due to hazards in public places every year.

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Injured at your workplace?

If you suffer an injury at work or whilst travelling between work locations, you may be eligible to make a workers compensation claim. If you have been seriously injured because of the negligence of your employer, a common law claim can also be brought.

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Injured in a Crime Accident?

If you have been assaulted, suffered sexual abuse, or any other form of abuse, you may be able to make a claim for compensation. Recent changes in legislation may now allow you to be compensated for your loss even if sexual abuse was suffered many years ago.

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Injured in a Dog Attack?

If you have been injured in a motor vehicle accident, whether you were the driver, passenger, pedestrian, motorcyclist or cyclist in the accident – you have a right to claim compensation for your injuries

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Disability Claims?

If you are insured for Income Protection or Total and Permanent Disability (TPD) through either your Superannuation Fund, your employer, or a private Policy, you have entitlements that can be pursued contractually under the relevant Policy.

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No Win - No Fee* Lawyers in Perth

When you work with our dedicated personal injury lawyers, you get the peace of mind that you’re working with a professional team.

Soul Legal and the team have more than 75+ combined years of experience in compensation law.

We also offer a no win – no fee* service, whereby you won’t be charged if we don’t win the case.

*At Soul Legal we only charge fees in personal injury claims if you are successful settling your claim or have a successful judgment (excluding disbursements). A Defendant may be able to claim costs against you if successful in defending an action brought by you

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75+ Years Combined Experience

Soul Legal’s Directors Kevin, Rebecca and team bring 75+ years of combined experience in compensation law

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Proven Track Record

Soul Legal has a proven track record of thousands of successful claims totalling millions in compensation awards

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Perth’s Trusted Law Firm

Soul Legal are the specialists in personal injury compensation. We are here to help our clients win and receive the compensation they deserve

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Soul Legal is Perth’s Leading Personal Injury Compensation Law Firm

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FAQ

Most frequent questions and answers

The insurer does not have a duty to act in your best interests. They have their own interests in protecting their funds and balance sheet. 

In an adversarial system,  it is up to you to present evidence of your losses and persuade the insurer that the legal entitlements you are pursuing will ultimately be awarded by the District Court.

It is the threat of a court award that usually influences an insurer to come to agreement to settle a claim for an amicable amount. This is the foundation upon which all negotiations are built upon.

If you do not have legal technical knowledge of the assessment criteria and a known tenacity to pursue an action to trial in court for your justified legal entitlements and win, you are placing yourself at a significant disadvantage at the negotiations table. 

It is therefore important that you obtain legal representation from a law firm that has the necessary reputation and proven traits to represent your interests.

No legal fees are payable until the conclusion of your case. Soul Legal assists victims of injury on a “No Win – No Fee”* basis.

Upon the successful conclusion of your claim for damages Soul Legal will pursue “party and party” costs from the insurer. This should cover majority of your legal costs.

Any shortfall, otherwise known as “solicitor and client” costs are paid from the settlement proceeds. Usually this amount will not exceed 10% of the damages award.

  1. Always give priority to your injuries by obtaining medical attention. Whilst the most significant injuries will be attended to by your treating doctors, remember to mention your lesser injuries and have them recorded. Some significant injuries can manifest themselves over time, and if their initial symptoms are not included in your medical record, the insurer may dispute that these were sustained in the accident.

  2. In Western Australia, we recommend that that you complete an online crash report. You can also request a ‘Notice of Intention to Make a Claim Form’ direct from ICWA. You are expected to do so within 6 months of the date of the crash. However, if you have not done so this would not usually disqualify your claim as ICWA has an onus to establish prejudice to defeat your claim.

  3. Engage a law firm that has the necessary reputation and proven traits to represent your interests.

Yes, provided that it can be established that a driver of a registered motor vehicle was at least partly at fault

Generally you will not be able to make a claim. There are, however, exceptions to this general rule in the case of a catastrophic injury. If you were completely at fault or where it is not possible to establish the negligence of another party and you are catastrophically injured, you can still claim compensation for your loss.

The state Government introduced the Catastrophic injuries support scheme on 1 July 2016 to provide lifetime treatment, care and support to everyone catastrophically injured in a motor vehicle accident in Western Australia.

In Western Australia, there is only one compulsory third party insurer, ICWA. If you have made due search and inquiry to ascertain the identity of the vehicle and have given ICWA a statement for the basis of your claim, you can still be compensated for your loss.

A Fatal Accidents Act claim can be brought on your behalf if you are a relative or in a de-facto relationship with the deceased. You will be compensated to the extent that you were financially dependent on the deceased.

Majority of our claims are settled without having to go to court. If, however, amicable terms of settlement cannot be reached by agreement with the insurer, going to court is an option that we are capable of pursuing on your behalf.

In addition to your motor vehicle accident claim, you may be eligible to make a Superannuation Total and Permanent Disability (“TPD”) benefit claim if you have been rendered totally unfit for work.

If you were previously injured at work or in a car accident and have already received a lump sum payment, this will not preclude you from receiving a further lump sum payment in a Superannuation TPD claim.

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