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Neck and Back Injuries

Due to the forces involved with the impact of most motor vehicle accidents, people can suffer substantial injuries. A sudden strong-jerking motion often may result in a person suffering a whiplash-type injury to their neck, middle and/or lower back. These injuries can be significant, even though initially, it may not… 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

Injured worker awarded $480,000 by the court for a Workplace injury to her ankle, hip and back arising from a slip and fall

RSL Care Ltd -v- Wallace [2019] QCA23 In Brisbane, a 42-year-old residential care-worker was awarded the sum of $480, 000 for injuries she sustained at work which is subject to a WorkCover claim. The insurers appealed the decision to the Court of Appeal, claiming the award should not have been… Read More