Have you been injured in a car accident overseas? Our specialised and experienced team of motor vehicle accident lawyers will fight for the compensation you deserve.
What a nightmare – you’ve gone overseas to immerse yourself in a new culture, for business or just for a relaxing holiday, only to become involved in an overseas motor vehicle accident.
What To Do If I’m Involved in a Car Accident Abroad?
The first thing to remember is seek medical treatment and not to let the stress overtake you. Whilst you are still in the foreign country, you should gather as much information about the accident as possible. This should include photographs of the vehicles, names and contact details of witnesses, details of the insurance companies of the vehicles, and copies of the police report and your foreign medical records.
The good news is that even though we are all the way back in Australia, we can provide assistance. We can advise you by telephone or email on what you should do to preserve your rights for before you return home.
What If I’m Partly at Fault in the Road Accident Abroad?
Even if you are partly at fault, you may still be entitled to car accident abroad compensation. If you’re not sure about whether or not you are considered negligent in the accident, it is best to get in touch with us as soon as possible.
We recommend recording as much information as possible about the road accident and passing it onto us so that we have all the tools necessary to help.
What Types of Motor Vehicle Accidents Abroad Can I Receive Help With?
Our expert travel lawyers are experts in bringing car accident abroad claims for Australians who have been injured in accidents overseas. We have successfully acted for numerous clients who were injured in various motor vehicle accidents abroad including car accidents, motorbike accidents, moped accidents, coach accidents, and accidents as pedestrians.
Been Injured In An Accident Abroad? What to do?
Many clients who have been injured in car accidents overseas have the option to bring the claim in Australia or the foreign country where the motor vehicle accident occurred. We will advise you on the advantages and disadvantages of the options available to you and guide you through the legal process no matter which option you chose.
If you were injured in a motor vehicle accident abroad, contact our friendly team of experts at Stacks Goudkamp to see if you have a claim. We are more than happy to provide an obligation-free appointment to determine your current situation and guide you through the often challenging overseas legal processes.
It is hard to put five years into one letter of how thankful I am to have had you by my side. You have been my rock in this very difficult time. You have been so understanding, compassionate, and professional. Karina, you have been so driven to making sure my injury wouldn’t affect my entire life and determined to get the best outcome for me and my family.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Car Accident Overseas Compensation
Yes, you may be eligible for compensation if you were injured in a car accident overseas. The process will differ depending on the country where the accident occurred. Accordingly, It’s essential to consult with a lawyer who specialises in travel law personal injury claims for advice as soon as possible.
After a car accident overseas, it’s essential to gather as much evidence as possible to support your claim. This includes:
- Photos of the accident scene, injuries, and damage to the vehicles.
- Contact details of witnesses, other involved parties, and local police or authorities.
- A copy of the police report or accident report.
- Medical reports and receipts detailing your injuries and treatments.
- Details of any expenses incurred due to the accident (medical bills, property damage, lost wages).
- Travel documentation proving you were in the country at the time.
- Travel insurance policy
Can I still make a claim for compensation if I was partially at fault for the car accident?
In many countries, even if you are partially at fault for the motor vehicle accident, you might still be able to make a claim for compensation. It’s essential that you get legal advice as soon as possible from an experienced travel lawyer to protect your rights to compensation.
The car accident compensation you might receive is determined by the extent and seriousness of your injuries, your age and the details surrounding your accident. If you’ve been injured in a car accident overseas, you should contact an expert travel lawyer for advice as soon as possible.
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WHAT COMPENSATION AM I ENTITLED TO?
If you have been injured in a car accident, it can have devastating impacts on your life and finances. You may be able to initially receive compensation through at least the payment of your medical expenses and wages.
You may also be entitled to receive compensation for the following:
The amount of compensation you will receive depends on many factors. These include:
- The types of injuries you have suffered
- The severity of your injuries
- Your age
- Your work situation
- Your home situation
- Your need for medical treatment
- Your overall expenses
The Stacks Goudkamp way
We are dedicated and the leading No Win, No Fee personal injury lawyers in NSW. For over 40 years, Stacks Goudkamp has been helping injured Australians to receive the compensation they need and deserve.
We are dedicated and the leading No Win, No Fee personal injury lawyers in NSW. For
over 40 years, Stacks Goudkamp has been helping injured Australians to receive the
compensation they need and deserve.
Call or Email us to start the process and to receive expert legal advice for personal injury or compensation claims. Seek the professional support you deserve on (02) 4058 2715 or enquire online through our website.
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We are just a call or email away. Do not struggle with complex personal injury claims processes and in dealing with insurance companies on your own. We are here to listen and to help you to get the compensation you deserve.
Free Initial Consultation
We will not charge you for a comprehensive initial consultation where we will listen to your needs and provide you with free detailed advice. Compassion is what drives us. You can be sure that your questions will be answered.
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Here, we will explain the next steps and what it takes to achieve the best possible outcome.
No Win, No Fee
We will not require you to pay our legal fees, or any expenses (disbursements), unless we win your personal injury claim i.e you receive compensation. We know that being injured can result in terrible financial pressures.
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We pride ourselves on giving every injured Australian the peace of mind that we will look after them by acting on a no win no fee basis for their compensation claims.
Contact your local team for a free consultation to find out if you are eligible for compensation