Aviation Claims

If you have lost a loved one in an aircraft accident you may be able to claim compensation.

You can claim compensation if the accident occurred in Australia or overseas on an international flight.

Contact our personal injury lawyers on 1800 632 930 or submit an enquiry online if you have been involved in an accident.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are my time limits?

Strict time limits apply.

A claim must be commenced within two years of the accident.

If you believe you have a claim we recommend you obtain urgent legal advice. 

How do I make a claim?

A claim is usually commenced by giving written notice to the airline or its insurer that a claim is being made and the basis upon which a claim is being made.

Let our personal injury lawyers assist you with making a compensation claim by advising on your rights and requirements.

Contact our personal injury lawyers on 1800 632 930 or submit an enquiry online if you have been involved in an accident.

What can I claim?

You can claim for your pain and suffering and any economic loss or out of pocket expenses.

If the claim is for loss of dependency, the dependant can claim for the loss of financial and non-financial support provided by the deceased.

We advise that claims are subject to a monetary cap.

How long does a claim take?

In aircraft accidents strict liability applies and this often simplifies the investigation process.

In our experience we are usually in a position to resolve of your claim with the insurer within 2 years of the date of the aircraft accident. 

How much does it cost?

We work on a no win no fee basis, which means you only pay if your claim is successful.

Do I have to go to Court?

We advise that there is a high prospect of your matter resolving before the institution of Court proceedings.

If Court proceedings are commenced, we advise that over 85% of the matters resolve before going to Court. 

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Why choose Cairns Personal Injury

No Win. No Fee

We conduct matters on a No Win No Fee basis. You will never receive a bill from us unless your claim is successful*

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A QLD Law Firm

We are a practice group of MacDonnells Law, one of the largest independant law firms.

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Free initial Consultation

We offer a free initial consultation to determine whether you have a claim worth proceeding.

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Office details

Cairns Personal Injury Lawyers

Cnr Shields and Grafton Streets,  Cairns,  QLD  4870

Tel: 07 4030 0600

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