In New South Wales, the most you can claim for Non-Economic Loss (for example, medical expenses, or compensation for distress) as at October 2016 is $521,000. This figure is annually increased by the Consumer Price Index (CPI) amount.
Weekly wage loss compensation claim is capped at $4,777 as at October 2016. This amount is also annually increased by the CPI amount.
If your claim is successful, the amount of compensation you are awarded will be worked out according to your circumstances (for example, how severely you might have been disabled).
Economic Loss – such as lost earnings, because of time off work – needs to be shown through evidence. This could take the form of receipts, payslips or tax returns, and you also have to show that you need to be repaid.