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

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

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

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

CTP Compensation Claims – Queensland

In Queensland, the government has enacted legislation regarding injury claims arising from motor vehicle accidents. The legislation creates compulsory third party insurance (CTP) which all registered owners of vehicles are required to take out as part of their registration. This CTP scheme is heavily regulated to ensure the community is… Read More