Work Related Accident

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When you initially make a claim with WorkCover (or a self-insurer) you may be entitled to receive statutory compensation. Statutory compensation is a no-fault system, meaning you do not have to prove your employer is at fault to receive benefits. These benefits can include wages, medical expenses, and rehabilitation.

Can You Claim Compensation?

If you feel your employer’s negligence contributed to your workplace accident you have the right under the Queensland Workers Compensation Scheme to sue for damages. This is called a common law claim.

A common law claim is a significantly higher sum of compensation offered at the close of the claim to cover future economic loss, pain and suffering and all future rehabilitation and medical expenses.

In Queensland there are time limits that apply when making a work-related claim. These time limits are set by Statutory Law and can vary from 1 to 9 months or longer. Furthermore, a delay in reporting your incident related to your job could result in your workers’ compensation claim being denied.

Can you claim compensation? Click the button below to find out in 30 seconds.

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1300 6952 9937 for an obligation free consult.

How To
Make A Claim

Following a few simple steps can prevent you from  jeopardising your rights to make a workers’ compensation claim.

1
Report the incident to your employer
2
See a doctor or go to the hospital for a medical assessment
3
Get a work capacity certificate

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FAQ'S

When can I claim workers compensation?

You may be entitled to claim workers’ compensation if:

What expenses are covered

Workers’ compensation covers all reasonable expenses. The benefits and expenses you receive will depend on your circumstances. Generally, expenses covered include:

How much compensation will I receive?

There are a number of factors that influence how much you receive when you make a workers’ compensation claim, and that can include your level of pain and suffering and the impact the incident has had on your everyday life. For instance, the amount of compensation you receive will be based on the severity of your condition and expenses.

Will I have to go to court?

This is a very common concern for most, but less than 1% of cases go to court. The vast of cases are settled out of court in a conference between our lawyers and work cover.

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WORK ACCIDENT LAWYERS IN BRISBANE

When you initially make a claim with WorkCover (or a self-insurer) you may be entitled to receive statutory compensation. Statutory compensation is a no-fault system, meaning you do not have to prove your employer is at fault to receive benefits. These benefits can include wages, medical expenses, and rehabilitation.

If you feel your employer’s negligence contributed to your workplace accident you have the right under the Queensland Workers Compensation Scheme to sue for damages. This is called a common law claim. A common law claim is a significantly higher sum of compensation offered at the close of the claim to cover future economic loss, pain and suffering and all future rehabilitation and medical expenses.

In Queensland there are time limits that apply when making a work-related claim. These time limits are set by Statutory Law and can vary from 1 to 9 months or longer. Furthermore, a delay in reporting your incident related to your job could result in your workers’ compensation claim being denied.

Following a few simple steps can prevent you from jeopardising your rights to make a workers’ compensation claim.

  • Report the incident to your employer
  • See a doctor or go to the hospital for a medical assessment
  • Get a work capacity certificate

Contact us for a free case assessment

HOW TO MAKE A CLAIM

Can you claim compensation? Click the button below to find out in 30 seconds.

Or contact us on
1300 6952 9937 for an obligation free consult.

CALL 1300 MY LAWYER TO DISCUSS YOUR CLAIM

Call us or contact us online

FAQ'S

When can I claim workers compensation?

You may be entitled to claim workers’ compensation if:

  • you’ve had an accident at work, while travelling to or from work, while on another site for work, and during a recess (such as lunchtime or morning and afternoon breaks.)
  • your wellbeing or health have been affected in the workplace.
  • aggravation of a pre-existing condition.

What expenses are covered

Workers’ compensation covers all reasonable expenses. The benefits and expenses you receive will depend on your circumstances. Generally, expenses covered include:

  • Loss of income
  • Medical, pharmaceutical and hospital
  • Rehabilitation and occupational expenses
  • Home Care and assistance
  • Travel expenses

How much compensation will I receive?

There are a number of factors that influence how much you receive when you make a workers’ compensation claim, and that can include your level of pain and suffering and the impact the incident has had on your everyday life. For instance, the amount of compensation you receive will be based on the severity of your condition and expenses.

Will I have to go to court?

This is a very common concern for most, but less than 1% of cases go to court. The vast of cases are settled out of court in a conference between our lawyers and work cover.

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