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Mining Accidents and Injuries Compensation in Queensland

If you’ve been injured through the course of your employment in the Queensland mining industry, you may be entitled to damages. Our worker’s compensation lawyers have helped numerous clients claim for injuries sustained in mining accidents.  

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You have nothing to lose with our no win no fee guarantee which will help you pay for all your expenses due to your Mining injury.

We've also pulled together some helpful Mining injury compensation questions & answers below...

Do I Have A Mining Injury Compensation Claim 

 Frequently Asked Questions About Mining Injury Compensation Claims

 What Is Covered By Worker’s Compensation?

Designed to protect employees, workers compensation falls under the area of employment law.

Workers compensation covers work-related injuries caused by negligence. If you can prove your employer failed in their duty of care to protect your safety, you could be entitled to claim:

  • Medical expenses (including ongoing rehabilitation costs)
  • Loss of income
  • Return to work support

 What Is A No Win No Fee Mining Accident & Injury Compensation Lawyer?

Our expertise in Mining injury cases means we are able to assess your situation and identify whether you have a solid case to make a claim quickly.

Our no win no fee guarantee means if you don’t win your case, you don’t pay the legal fees.

 Can I claim Injuries From A Mining Collapse In Queensland?

Yes. Mining collapses can occur when the walls and ceiling of an underground mine haven’t been secured properly. This type of accident can cause life-threatening injuries.

 Can I claim Injuries From Machinery Accidents/Faulty Machines In Queensland?

Yes. Many jobs in the mining industry rely on heavy machinery. In the absence of proper training and maintenance, this kind of equipment can put workers at risk of sustaining a range of injuries, including crushed extremities and electric shocks.

 Can I claim Injuries From Motor Vehicle Accidents On Mining Sites In Queensland?

Yes. Given the size and power of the motor vehicles often used in mining, even low-speed accidents can cause significant harm to the people involved.

 Can I claim Injuries From Slips, Trips Or Falls On Mining Sites In Queensland?

Yes. Slips and falls can occur in any mining environment. Common contributing factors include uneven surfaces and poorly lit workspaces.

 Can I claim Injuries From Gas Explosions On Mining Sites In Queensland?

Yes. Triggered by a build-up of methane in underground coal mines, gas explosions can cause burns, broken bones and other devastating injuries.

 Can I claim Injuries From Chemical Accidents On Mining Sites In Queensland?

Yes. If not stored or handled correctly, mining chemicals can cause burns, breathing difficulties, and even blindness.

 Can I claim Injuries From Black Lung, Asbestos Exposure And Other Respiratory Diseases On Mining Sites In Queensland?

Yes. Even though safety equipment has improved in recent years, miners are still more likely to develop conditions like black lung as a result of being exposed to dangerous materials.

 Can I claim Injuries From Back, Neck, Knee And Other Physical Injuries On Mining Sites In Queensland?

Yes. Mining can be a physically demanding job, making workers prone to chronic muscle and bone injuries.

 Can I claim Injuries From Noise-Induced Hearing Loss Injuries On Mining Sites In Queensland?

Yes. Many miners struggle with industrial deafness after being exposed to the noise of drills and high-powered mine blasts. Resulting in permanent hearing impairment, this condition can be extremely debilitating.

If you’ve been injured on a mine site but are unsure whether you qualify for damages, our worker’s compensation lawyers can assess your claim for free.

 How Long Do I Have To Claim Worker’s Compensation From A Mining Accident?

The amount of time you have to make a claim will depend on the nature of your injury. Strict time limits apply to all types of personal injury claims, so it’s important to begin legal proceedings quickly.

 Will I Need To Go To Court For A Mining Accident And Injury Claim?

There is a small chance you may need to go to court, but only if your testimony is deemed vital to the outcome of your case. Most mining accident compensation claims can be settled out of court.

 Who Pays For The Worker’s Compensation Injuries?

Your employer’s insurance company will usually pay for the compensation. By law, all employers in Australia must be insured.

 Do I Need A Worker’s Compensation Lawyer To Make A Claim?

You can try to manage your case without legal assistance, but engaging with a worker’s compensation lawyer can simplify the claims process and increase your chances of a swift, successful case.

 

How Much Compensation Did Other People Get Awarded For Their Injuries?

To help you understand more how much other people (who may have similar injuries to you) were awarded for their compensation claims, we pulled together some real life compensation claim example case studies.

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 Strict Time Limits Apply To Claims In Queensland

There is only a small window in which you can make Mining injury compensation claim in Queensland, so waiting too long can mean you will not be able to get compensation at all.

Sadly many come to us and leave it too late, losing out on help for rehabilitation, medication, to compensate for time off work and care, so please don't wait.

Even if you think your actions may have contributed to your injury, you may still have a claim well-worth pursuing, just chat, call, email, or let us assess your claim, just press the button below, there is no cost, and no obligation to review your case.