Claims for personal injury suffered in the Northern Territory are
governed by the laws of the Northern Territory. Withnalls have experienced
lawyers who are familiar with these laws, and who can advise you in relation to
your entitlements. Claims for work injuries can normally be pursued direct against your
employer or their insurer and claims for injuries as a result of a motor
vehicle accident can be pursued against the Territory Insurance Office. You
should note, however, that there are important procedures and time limits to
comply with, especially if your claim is disputed, so if you are in any doubt
whatsoever, you should seek legal advice immediately. Withnalls can also assist
you with advice in relation to finalising your claim and/or seeking a lump sum
Claims for personal injury suffered as a result of medical negligence or
arising from public liability are more complex, and you should seek immediate
If you have a claim, Withnalls will notify all relevant parties on your
behalf, obtain medical reports in relation to your injuries, and assist in the
calculation and proof of your loss of earnings and other financial losses.
Withnalls will also advise you in relation to your entitlements and handle all
settlements negotiations, in order to maximise your entitlement to
How long will it take?
What are you entitled to claim for?
There is no entitlement to compensation for pain, suffering and loss of
amenity in the Northern Territory, but it is normally possible to make a claim
for permanent impairment if the level of impairment is 5% or more. You can also
claim loss of earnings and any other financial losses (such as medical
expenses, rehabilitation costs, etc.) you have suffered or are likely to suffer
in the future. Withnalls will discuss these entitlements with you throughout
WILLS & ESTATES
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Withnalls offers a comprehensive range of criminal law services to
clients where they are charged with alleged criminal offences. Our most
important goal is to obtain the best result possible in your legal matter.