If you suffer an asbestos injury we understand that every minute is critical for you and your family so we will start to pursue your entitlements immediately.
Your entitlements will usually include:
- Medical and associate costs
- A lump sum payment
- A provisional payment of compensation with a right to sue for a further award of damages in the future
- Superannuation benefits. If you have taken out income protection as part of your superannuation policy, you may be able to make a claim. In addition, you are entitled to a Total and Permanent Disability (TPD) or Permanent Incapacity claim within your Superannuation Scheme. We can also obtain an early release of your superannuation benefits.
Our passion is to help you on your road to recovery and ensure that all of your entitlements are fully paid. We will advocate for your rights, be your voice, and are accessible when you need. You will be represented by a Specialist personal injury lawyer with the commitment that fees will be kept low.
Frequently Asked Questions
You must prove that it is more probable than not that your employer or manufacturer breached their duty of care which made a material contribution to your injury.
To determine this, the extent, duration and intensity of the asbestos exposure is examined.
Yes. You can claim the cost of burial or cremation, family counselling services, medical and associated treatment between the date of your loved one’s injury and death. You can also claim a weekly pension and a substantial lump sum payment. In some cases, you may also have a claim for common law damages.
Within three years of when you first become aware that you’ve suffered injury which was caused by your employer or manufacturer of products you have used.
Principal, Maxiom Injury Lawyers
Sach Fernando is a leading lawyer and Specialist in Personal Injury law, accredited by the Law Institute of Victoria.