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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

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

Car Accident Claim Time Limits – Queensland

Many are unaware of the strict time periods that come with lodging a car accident claim in Queensland. It important to lodge this form with the relevant Compulsory Third Party (CTP) insurer as soon as possible. Otherwise, the claim could be rejected if the insurer receives it more than 9… 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

Working From Home Lawyer

Here at Seymour Furlong Lawyers. we are taking the health risks associated with the COVID-19 (Corona Virus) very seriously. We have set up a system whereby we can take instructions from you without needing a face-to-face meeting. We are able to offer all clients a virtual consultation done via Zoom,… Read More

No Win No Fee Compensation Lawyer -Working From Home

Here at Seymour Furlong Lawyers, we are very much aware of the health risks associated with the COVID-19 (Corona Virus). As such, we have implemented a number of measures to ensure the safety of all staff and clients. Our office has been set up as a virtual office whereby we… 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

Leading Personal Injury & Compensation Lawyer

Leading Personal Injury & Compensation Lawyer – Queensland – Doyle’s Guide 2019 Our Director, Peter Seymour, has been named as one of Queensland’s Leading Personal Injury & Compensation Lawyers. This is for both the Motor Vehicle Accident Compensation (Plaintiff) and Work Injury Compensation (Plaintiff) categories for 2019 by Doyle’s Guide… Read More

Hit and Run Accidents and Compensation Claims in Queensland

If you are involved in a hit and run accident in Queensland, you have a right to pursue a compensation claim. You can pursue a claim even if the driver of the vehicle at fault is not known. In those circumstances, a claim can be bought for compensation against the… Read More

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

Lawyers Assisting Vietnamese Clients with No Win, No Fee Claims

At Seymour Furlong, we specialise in assisting people with no win, no fee claims. This means clients do not have to contribute any costs whatsoever towards their claim, and the costs are recovered from the insurer at the successful conclusion of the matter i.e. upon a settlement, or upon a… Read More

Not at-fault Accident/Whiplash Claim

If a person suffers injury as a result of a car accident, then they will be entitled to make a claim against the Compulsory Third Party (CTP) insurer of the at-fault vehicle. Passengers, even if they are in the at-fault vehicle, can bring a CTP claim for injuries they have… Read More

Car Accident – Whiplash Claims

The majority of the claimants we see suffer injuries as a result of a car accident. Due to the nature of the impact, it, with respect to most motor vehicle accidents, the most common injury is that of a whiplash injury. This is an injury which generally affects a person’s… Read More

What’s a Compulsory Conference and What Should I Expect to Happen?

The majority of public liability claims are settled out of court via settlement negotiations, as these allow both parties to avoid the stresses of trials, as well as the costs associated with them. In this post, we’ll discuss compulsory conferences, including what they are and what you can expect. What… Read More

How to Organise Rehabilitation and Treatment for your CTP Claim

Although some people do not require any treatment for their injuries following an accident, it’s fairly common for people to receive some form of treatment from a doctor or physiotherapist in order to speed up or assist their recovery. If you’re injured in an accident, then rehabilitation can play a… 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

What to do Immediately Following your Car Accident in Queensland

Car accidents can be scary and complex; particularly if you sustain injuries and need to make a CTP claim. Immediately following an accident, you may be unsure of what to do, or the shock may stop you from thinking clearly. To help you, we’ve put together this guide on what… Read More