What to do if you are injured at work as a worker

You may be eligible to lodge a claim with WorkCover QLD if you have sustained an injury at work . WorkCover WorkCover is a compulsory insurance that all businesses must take out as part of being an employer. This is to ensure there is financial compensation and support via benefits… Read More

WorkCover Compensation Claim: 38 year-old driver awarded $764,000 in damages against WorkCover Queensland.

In a recent Supreme Court decision of Peebles vs Work Cover Queensland [2020] QSC 106, Justice Jackson, of the Supreme Court, awarded damages in favour of an injured Plaintiff in the sum of $764,345.12. His Honour assessed the overall damages which Mr Peebles was entitled to receive as a result… Read More

Back Injury Lawyer

It is often the case that when people are involved in an incident whereby they suffer an injury, it is commonplace for back injuries to occur. Motor Vehicle Claims It is a reality for some situations that often when people are involved in substantial motor vehicles accidents. Most often, a… Read More

WorkCover Lawyer

If you suffer an injury at work, then you have an immediate right to make a WorkCover claim. Depending on the circumstances of the incident, you could then look at also pursuing a potential common law claim once your statutory claim has finished. It is important that anyone who has… Read More

Compensation for a Death of a Loved One/Relative

It is the unfortunate reality that on occasions, people have passed as a result of actions or activities undertaken at work, or as a result of a motor-vehicle accident. In these circumstances, family members/relatives of the loved one can, in certain circumstances, bring a claim as a result of their… Read More

How is a WorkCover Claim Processed?

As there are a number of legal requirements associated with making a WorkCover claim, we recommend seeking legal advice before you begin proceedings. However, to help you understand how claims are processed, we’ve put together this guide on how compensation claims are handled. How Are WorkCover Claims Assessed? When you… Read More

What are my Entitlements if my Workers’ Compensation Claim is Accepted?

If your workers’ compensation claim is accepted, then you have several entitlements under the law. Each claim is assessed individually, but in this post, we’ll break these WorkCover claim entitlements down, so you know roughly what to expect if your claim is accepted. Weekly Compensation Payments Whether you’re partially or… Read More