Car Accident Lawyers Brisbane: Top Car Crash Lawyer

Looking for car accident lawyers in Brisbane or a motor vehicle accident lawyer? At WT Compensation Lawyers, we can help you if you’ve been injured in a Brisbane car crash. Navigating the aftermath of a car accident can be challenging, but you don’t have to do it alone.

Whether your injuries are physical or psychological, our “No Win, No Fee” lawyers are ready to provide expert advice and help you claim the compensation you deserve. Give us a call now on 07 3924 9544 or get in touch via email, and let us support you on your journey to justice.

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Why Choose our Injury Compensation Lawyers as Your Expert Motor Vehicle Accident Lawyer in Brisbane?

We serve clients who need no win, no fee car accident lawyers in all of Queensland, including Cairns, Gold Coast, Deception Bay, Logan, and Ipswich.

Experienced and Knowledgeable in Car Accidents

At WT Compensation Lawyers, our team of seasoned car accident lawyers handle many Queensland motor vehicle accident cases yearly. Our knowledge of the law and extensive experience in handling car crash claims in Brisbane make us well-equipped to handle your case effectively.

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Our personal injury lawyers have a Client-Centric Approach to Car Accident Claims

At WT Compensation Lawyers, clients always come first – we are committed to helping clients and providing personalised legal services. Our client-centric approach ensures that your needs and best interests are always the top priority.

No Win, No Fee Car Crash Lawyers Brisbane

WT Compensation Lawyers offers a “No Win, No Fee” arrangement for car accident cases in Brisbane. This means you won’t have to pay any upfront legal fees unless we win your case. It provides peace of mind and reassurance that you won’t have to bear the financial burden if your claim is unsuccessful, and we will take on all the risk.

Our Team of Expert Brisbane Car Accident Lawyers

At WT Compensation Lawyers, our seasoned motor vehicle accident lawyers are well-versed in Queensland’s motor vehicle accident laws. Led by Jonathan Wu, our Managing Director with extensive experience in Queensland Motor Vehicle and Public Liability practices, and Sinaumea Taufao, a proud advocate for the Pacific Island community in Workers’ Compensation and Total and Permanent Disability practices, our team is committed to putting you first and fighting for your rights.

We are passionate about delivering personalised legal services and ensuring our clients receive the compensation they deserve. Our client-centric approach and legal expertise make us the preferred choice for car accident representation in Brisbane.

What to Do After a Car Accident in Brisbane?

After a car accident, to make a motor vehicle accident claim in Brisbane, you must:

  • Exchange details with the other driver(s).
  • Report the accident to Policelink as soon as possible – via the app or call 000 or 131 444.
  • Lodge a Notice of Accident Claim Form as soon as possible – try to submit this form within one month of the accident. 

The Queensland Police have an easy-to-follow guide for what to do after a car accident. They also have a very helpful FAQ page.

If you’ve been injured in a car accident, seeking medical attention is crucial. Your health and well-being should be the top priority. Additionally, you should consult with a car accident lawyer to understand your legal rights and explore options for pursuing compensation for your injuries and other losses.

Motor Vehicle Accidents: Hospitalisation Statistics

According to the Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads, total hospitalised casualties increased from 6,514 in 2017 to 7,589 in 2022. The table below summarises the statistics published by the Department of Transport and Main Roads in October 2023

Total hospitalisation crashes5,3065,6546,046
Total hospitalised casualties6,5147,0167,589
Driver hospitalised casualties3,5573,9454,274
Passenger hospitalised casualties1,2251,3571,484
Motorcycle/ Moped rider and pillion hospitalised casualties9671,0051,008
Bicycle rider and pillion hospitalised casualties391356353
Pedestrian hospitalised casualties362336434
Hospitalised casualties involving heavy freight vehicles*445501536

*Heavy freight statistics include all hospitalised casualties involving heavy freight vehicles. Notably, these figures are included in the road user type statistics above. (e.g. drivers, passengers, etc).

Understanding Compulsory Third Party (CTP) Insurance in Motor Vehicle Accidents

Compulsory Third Party (CTP) Insurance is mandatory in Australia. This insurance policy provides coverage for personal injury caused by motor vehicle accidents. It ensures that individuals injured in accidents can claim injury compensation from the CTP insurer of the at-fault vehicle.

Which Types of Compensation Claims are Available for Car Accidents?

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When it comes to car accident compensation claims in Brisbane, there are several types of claims available, including:

  • Common Law Claims for Car Accident Injuries: These claims seek compensation for pain and suffering, loss of enjoyment of life, and economic loss.
  • Compulsory Third Party (CTP) Claims for Motor Vehicle Accidents: These claims are made against the at-fault driver’s CTP insurer.
  • Property Damage Claims After a Car Crash: These claims cover the cost of repairing or replacing your damaged vehicle.
  • Medical and Rehabilitation Claims for Car Accident Injuries: These claims seek compensation for medical expenses and rehabilitation services.
  • Loss of Earnings Claims After a Road Accident: These claims seek compensation for the income lost due to the accident.
  • Personal Injury Pain and Suffering Claims: These claims compensate for physical and emotional pain and suffering experienced as a result of the accident.
  • Dependency Claims for Car Accident Fatalities: These claims are filed by the dependents of a person who has died as a result of a car accident.

Determining the right type of claim depends on the specific circumstances of your case. Consulting with a car accident lawyer can help you understand which claim is most suitable for your situation.

Average CTP Payouts Queensland

We’ve summarised the average CTP payouts made in Queensland according to the data published on Queensland Government’s Open Data Portal in the table below. This data is based on finalised claims between 01 July 2022 and 30 June 2023 for accidents between 01 July 2013 and 30 June 2023.

Injury Severity% of Total PaymentsAverage Payout

**Admin severity includes, but is not limited to, unconfirmed injuries; injuries unspecified; nervous shock; and business claims.

Even if at fault, you may have a right to compensation. Start your claims check:


How Our Brisbane Car Accident Injury Lawyers Can Assist in Accident Compensation Claims

Initial Consultation for Car Accident Injury Claims

A car accident injury lawyer will provide you with an initial consultation to understand the details of your case. They will assess the strength of your claim and provide expert advice on the best course of action. At WT Compensation Lawyers, this service is completely free of charge, and we operate on a no win, no fee policy.

Claim Assessment for Car Accident Compensation

Your lawyer will thoroughly assess your claim to determine the potential damages you may be entitled to. They will gather evidence, calculate past and future losses, and provide an estimate of the compensation you may be eligible for.

An experienced car accident injury lawyer will represent you throughout the claims process. They will handle negotiations with the insurance company, ensure your rights are protected, and fight for the maximum possible compensation on your behalf.

When you choose WT Compensation Lawyers to handle your car accident claim in Brisbane, you can expect the following process.

  1. Reporting the Accident to Secure Compensation

    Your lawyer will guide you in reporting the accident to the necessary authorities, such as the police and relevant insurance companies.

  2. Filing a Car Accident Compensation Claim

    You and your loved ones can recover and get any necessary medical attention while we take care of the nitty-gritty details. Your lawyer will prepare and file the necessary claim documents on your behalf, ensuring all legal requirements are met. 

  3. Gathering Evidence for Car Accident Injury Claims

    Your lawyer will gather evidence of the accident, such as witness statements, medical reports, and accident scene photos. This evidence will strengthen your claim and support your case. A liability assessment will also take place at this stage. 

  4. Negotiation and Settlement in Car Accident Cases

    Your lawyer will negotiate with the insurance company to reach a fair settlement. They will be prepared to take your case to court if a satisfactory settlement cannot be reached.

Types of Car Accident Cases Our Brisbane Car Accident Injury Lawyer Handles

WT Compensation Lawyers has experience handling various types of car accident cases in Brisbane, including:

  • Rear-End Collisions:

    These accidents occur when one vehicle collides with the rear end of another vehicle. They often result from tailgating, distracted driving, or driver negligence.
  • Side-Impact Crashes:

    These incidents, also known as T-bone collisions, occur when the front of one vehicle collides with the side of another vehicle. They frequently occur near intersections and can cause significant injuries.
  • Head-On Collisions:

    These accidents occur when two vehicles collide front to front. Head-on collisions often result in severe injuries and can be fatal.

Indeed, we’re well versed in every type of motor vehicle accident, as well as those involving pedestrians, bicycles, motorcycles, trucks, mopeds, scooters, and heavy freight vehicles.

General FAQs

In Brisbane, you should lodge a Notice of Accident Claim Form as soon as possible. We recommend trying to submit this form within one month of the accident. Notably, if the CTP insurance company gets your claim more than nine (9) months after the accident or the first time you noticed injury signs, you will need to provide a reasonable excuse for delay, which we recommend being drafted by a lawyer. Your car accident lawyers can assist you with this process.

Yes, passengers injured in a car accident can make a compensation claim. They may be eligible for compensation for their injuries and other losses.

You may still be able to make an injury claim if the car accident was partially your fault. However, the compensation you receive may be reduced based on your percentage of fault.

The overwhelming majority of car accident compensation claims are settled outside of court through negotiations, especially when the claimants are represented by a car accident lawyer. However, if a fair settlement cannot be reached, your case may proceed to court, and your lawyer will represent you.

WT Compensation Lawyers operates on a “No Win, No Fee” basis, meaning you won’t have to pay any upfront legal fees or pay a single cent if you do not win your case.

Yes, by law, you must report a car accident to the police if there is property damage, injury, or death as a result of the accident.

If you’re at fault in a car accident in Brisbane, you may still be eligible for some compensation, depending on the circumstances. Consulting with a car accident lawyer will help you understand your legal options.

What our clients say

Thank you WT Compensation Lawyers for your hard work, commitment and dedication towards settling my case. This was my first ever experience having the helping hand of a lawyer and I’m glad it was with your firm! Thank you very much for making everything seem so easy and clear for me to understand. I will definitely know who I can trust in regards to seeking legal aid

Asipeli Feki

Warm, kind, compassionate, knowledgeable… I could go on and on about Jono and his great team at WT Compensation Lawyers. The words thank you don’t even begin to describe how grateful I am to this great team of personal injury lawyers and for the way they help people and show that they genuinely care about their clients.

R Rasul

I am beyond grateful for the genuine assistance of WT Compensation lawyers to get through with my claim. Absolutely every single person I had contact with at the team were amazing. I especially want to thank Jono Wu who helped me achieve an outstanding outcome.

Virginia Su

Jono, Sinny and everyone at WT Compensation Lawyers are the best car accident lawyers in Brisbane I’ve come across. The genuine care, compassion and human kindness they show to their clients is clear from the very first moment you speak to them. I cannot recommend them enough to anyone in need of a personal injury lawyer and would not hesitate at all to refer any of my family or friends. Thank you guys always for all your great work.

Ru McKinnon

Big thanks to WT, Jono, Sinny and the entire team. I couldn’t be happier with boys and the help they’ve given me and my family over the years. Both my sister and partner had car accidents and got unreal results from their claim. These guys are talented, empathetic and genuinely want the best for their clients and I couldn’t recommend them more if you want the best car accident lawyers.

Tylor Bunting

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Address: Riparian Plaza, Level 38/71 Eagle St, Brisbane City, QLD 4000
Phone: (07) 3924 9544
Email: [email protected]
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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