Forklift Accident Lawyers

If you’ve been injured in a forklift accident or have sustained a forklift-related injury, it’s possible you may have a claim for workers’ compensation.

Garling & Co have forklift accident lawyers who can help you bring about a claim for compensation.

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We specialise in Forklift Accidents at Work

What to do if you’ve been injured in a forklift accident

If you’ve been injured in a forklift accident, your first step is to contact a firm with professional and reputable forklift accident lawyers, like Garling & Co. If you’re suffering from injury/ies as a result of your forklift accident, you may be entitled to seek workers’ compensation.

Seek legal advice from the forklift accident lawyers at Garling & Co at the earliest possible instance if you’ve been injured in a forklift accident. We’ll be able to help you understand your rights and entitlements and understand whether or not you have a liable forklift accident case.

If the accident happened at your workplace, then you’ll need to make a claim for workers’ compensation through your employer.

Forklift accident claims usually involve two compensation claims – one CTP claim and a worker’s compensation claim. Garling & Co have years of experience as forklift accident lawyers, so will be able to lodge the claim on your behalf and help you collect the necessary information.

Read our recent workplace compensation settlements
Fangzhou T.
08:00 10 Jun 21
I could not thank Matthew and his team enough for the services and care provided over the last three years, and I could not be any happier with the outcome they have achieved which was well exceeded... my expectation.Matthew and his team had shown me not only they are experts in their fields, but also honest and down to earth to approach.I consider myself extremely lucky and grateful for having them in my journey.Joeread more
Sultan B.
02:17 10 May 21
Jim M.
10:35 28 Apr 21
In Sep 2019 after I received dispute letter of my works compensation liability claim from insurance I was devastated, it wasn’t easy to find a good lawyer willing to take my difficult case. But... fortunately, I find Garling and Co Lawyers after I reading very good article about workers compensation law by Mr Matthew Garling. And he had kindly accepted my case on my seconded attempt with new evidence. I forgot my first meeting with him, but he put me back in straight way after I rang him and took his time to explain process with details after carefully looked my file.Mr Matthew Garling who is very down to earth person with friendly and knowledgeable with the complexities of workplace injury law. And so is his team. Ms Renee lawes who also is a great lawyer have the skilful technique with her naturally calm voice but convincing to make clear point with detailed importance part after well preparation on my case to the Arbitrator and respondents. She is very approachable, professional, knowledgeable and always willing to help me with questions I had at the time on numerous events, put on a complete and absolute masterclass in workers injury law on my behalf. just 2 days ago she has delivered to me that Arbitrator had rule the case in my favour after 8 month of hard work of Ms Renee Lawes, Mr Metthew Garling and his term. .And I will most delighted to recommend Ms Renee Lawes and Mr Matthew Garling and his team to any vulnerable person who need workers compensation law service like Julieread more
Shona L.
04:40 15 Apr 21
Matthew Garling saved my life. By the time I found him I was at the end of my rope and desperate for help.from the first time I spoke to him, he was attentive and professional and always had time to... answer my questions. I cannot recommend him highly enough. He made the entire experience bearable. I am so eternally grateful. I don’t know how I would have coped without you on my team. Thank you more
Kevin S.
01:52 15 Apr 21
From my first contact with this company I have felt confidant, my first meeting with Mathew was open and very professional and I really felt that at last someone believed in me and would support... me.So far it has been over two and a half years and Garling & Co (Mathew and all of the staff) have supported me and represented me in the most exemplary manner.The courtesy provided by this company is beyond measure, nothing is to much for them. I am updated regularly, courtesy calls in-between to ensure I am ok. Everything is made clear and any questions or doubts are explained in a clear and concise manner.I cannot emphasise enough my praise for these people, I have had bad dealings with legal firms in the past but Garling & Co have re-ignited my faith in the legal more
Alaa K.
22:34 25 Mar 21
Thank you Mr Galing for everything you’ve done for me and his team Allison Rebecca Kelli this man handle my case very professionally he’s got the insurance to pay for my treatment for life and he... got me money more than I expected I had a CTP claim I had an accident in 2018 I was hit by truck and I had a lot of injuries he got me to $2 million dollars walk away money more than 1 million I don’t know how to Repay this man and his team from the bottom of my heart thank you very much I wish you happiness and peace and you team kindly regards Alaa Kanjoread more
Megan W.
01:50 05 Mar 21
We worked with the team at Garling & Co for almost 6 years on a compensation claim for our daughter. Every member of the Garling team is professional, prompt and responsive. They were always... available to answer our queries or concerns and made the entire, lengthy process as stress-free as possible. They exceeded our expectations and we highly recommend their team and would not hesitate in using their services again in the more
Edward P.
04:42 04 Mar 21
Mathew is great. He has good quick efficient advise. He has saved me from so much stress. Cannot thank you enough.
Valerie T.
06:39 12 Jan 21
Matthew Garling was not only professional, but a real people person. I always felt that he was being straightforward, honest and realistic with me, although in the end he negotiated a better outcome... than I had ever expected at the outset. Before meeting Matthew I had interviews with two other firms but didn't like either of them. So glad I chose Garling & Co!read more
Matt D.
08:33 09 Dec 20
If you require the service’s of an expert in Workers Compensation matters do not look any further, Matthew was always available to discuss my concerns and provided me with expert advice.

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Are there time limits or restrictions on when I can make a forklift accident claim?

For forklift accident claims, there are strict time limits for lodging your claim. The time limit varies depending on your particular circumstances and you need to obtain advise from an experienced lawyer in this area. So, if you’ve been injured in a forklift accident, it’s vital that you seek legal advice as soon as possible so the opportunity to make your forklift accident claim doesn’t slip away.

2. What can I claim forklift accident compensation for?

When it comes to forklift accident compensation claims, each situation is different. However, there are a certain list of things that you may be able to claim for, including:

  • Loss of past and future earnings
  • Permanent impairment compensation
  • Return to work services
  • Medical, hospital and rehabilitation services
  • Travel and home nursing expenses
  • Psychological suffering
  • Loss of superannuation
  • General damages
  • Interest

3. Who will pay the forklift injury compensation?

Should your claim be successful, your forklift injury compensation will be paid for by your employer’s workplace compensation insurance (if the injury occurred in the workplace) or by the CTP insurer if the Motor Accident Injuries Act applies.

4. How much does it cost to make a forklift accident claim?

At Garling & Co, our forklift accident lawyers operate on a No Win No Fee basis, so if we don’t win your forklift accident claims case, then you won’t pay us a cent!

It’s important to make sure you understand how your lawyer will charge legal costs, how much you will be charged and when the legal costs are payable. If you sign a costs agreement without first understanding the terms, you may end up with a very large legal bill for your forklift accident claim that you weren’t expecting!

5. Why choose Garling & Co lawyers?

If you’re looking for professional and experienced forklift accident lawyers, look no further than Garling & Co. At our practice, we believe in the rights of the individual; a person’s right to fight for what is just and fair. Our lawyers do everything in their power to make sure your forklift accident claim has a positive outcome and that you receive the compensation you deserve.

Doyles Guide and Three Best Rated have consistently awarded Garling & Co as a leading compensation law firm in Sydney. Doyles Guide has recognised Garling & Co in both the Recommended and Leading categories for Accident Compensation Law Firm and Personal Injury Law Firm since 2015.

Our customer service ethos for forklift accident claims is to support our clients through every stage of the process, and to deliver them with the best financial outcome in the shortest period of time.

Our modern law practice is conveniently located in the heart of Sydney’s CBD, within easy walking distance of Town Hall, Wynyard and Martin Place train stations. Parking is also available at the Queen Victoria Building (QVB), so it’s easy for you to come and see us for an initial consultation to discuss your forklift injury claim.

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