Have you been in a traffic accident, had an occupational injury, or have you been exposed to medical malpractice?

PersonskadeAdvokat1 are specialist lawyers in claims for work-related injury, road traffic accident, malpractice and other bodily injury.

We are one of the country’s leading law firms in personal injury compensation claims. Our lawyers have many years of experience and expertise, and will ensure that you get the right compensation. PersonskadeAdvokat1 assists injured parties in all their meetings with insurance companies, the Norwegian System of Patient Injury Compensation (NPE) or the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority.

Our core values are specialist expertise, being there for our clients and negotiating skills. We will do everything in our power to make sure that you receive the right compensation for your personal injury claim. We are active on our clients’ behalf, making sure to keep in close contact with them and follow up on every detail. When you need us, we make sure that we are there for you.

We assist our clients in all phases of their claims settlement. PersonskadeAdvokat1 will help you throughout your contact with the insurance companies, the NPE or the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority. We will also litigate on your behalf in the courts, if necessary.

Our main office is in Oslo, and we assist clients in all of Norway, as well as from a range of European countries.

We know how insurance companies work, and this knowledge may be critical to the outcome of your claim. The earlier you contact a lawyer specialising in personal injury claims, the greater the likelihood of obtaining the compensation you are legally entitled to.

In most cases, lawyers’ fees are covered by the insurance company in question, the NPE or the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority.

Are you unsure whether you have a case, or have you already received an offer from an insurance company? Fill in our contact form or send us an email at post@personskadeadvokat1.no. You can also contact us by telephone at +47 22 88 30 60. We are ready to provide advice and guidance, and are happy to assist you further in your claim.

Occupational injury and occupational illness

If you have suffered harm at work you are entitled to compensation from your employer’s occupational injury insurance provider.

Examples of industrial harm are personal injury, illness or death as a result of a work-related accident. Typical work-related injuries are fractures or broken bones as a result of falls; cuts from use of tools; and harm resulting from assault or violence against workers from service users, patients or pupils, as well as crush injuries.

If it is the result of harmful effects from your working environment and is among the illnesses listed in the occupational disease regulations, illness may also be recognised as an occupational disease. Typical occupational diseases are asthma, hand dermatitis, COPD (chronic obstructive airways disease) and lung cancer.

Injury caused by road traffic accidents

If you are the victim of a traffic accident you may be entitled to damages from your insurance company, or from the insurance provider of the person who caused the accident.

Medical malpractice or negligence

Any personal harm suffered during treatment in a medical institution, during ambulance transport, or as a result of other medical treatment by health personnel is a case of malpractice.

If you have suffered medical harm, you are entitled to compensation for damages from the Norwegian System of Compensation to Patients, providing the harm is a result of one of the following:

1. Deficiency in the provision of health care, even if no single person is to blame.
2. Technical faults in devices, instruments or other equipment used in the provision of medical care.
3. Contagion or infection, if this is not primarily a consequence of the patient’s condition or illness.
4. Vaccination.
5. Circumstances entailing liability for the health and care services or health personnel according to the general rules governing compensation.

In addition, compensation may be awarded in special cases if you suffer very substantial harm that was not foreseeable, and which was not an outcome of the acceptable risk to a patient, even if the harm you suffer does not fall under one of the instances summarised in the above points 1–5.

Other types of bodily harm

Accidents occur when you least expect them, in many cases out of sheer mishap. In other cases the accident is caused directly by a person who is at fault.

Settlement of your financial loss will depend on the circumstances surrounding the accident. Harm suffered in your leisure time falls under a variety of insurance schemes; if the incident was a result of violence or other abusive conduct you may be entitled to compensation from the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority.

Contact us

We have highly-skilled lawyers, ready to assist you in your personal injury claim.

Contact us for a free assessment of your case. Feel free to use our contact form, or contact us directly by telephoning +47 22 88 30 60 or sending an email to: post@personskadeadvokat1.no.

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