Queensland law states that workplaces must be insured for workers’ compensation in the event when an employee sustains a work-related injury. As compensation claims operate on a no fault basis, the insurer (usually Work Cover Queensland) pays the medical expenses and wages of the injured employee regardless of what caused the injury. This sounds like […]
Workers’ Compensation claims fall under two distinct categories; common law and statutory claims. Understanding these two systems can save a lot of confusion in the long run so we’re taking the time to explain these types of claims and the processes they involve.