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For many years we have won claims on behalf of clients, so we thought it prudent to gathering some of those extensive details about compensation claims, legal developments, interesting and relevant articles, guides and more, all in to one place.

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Meat Worker Awarded $360,000 Damages For Cut Injury

In the case of Keith Louis Tompkins v Kemp Meats Pty Ltd [2013} QDC 184 The Plaintiff, Mr Tompkins suffered a laceration to the tip of his left thumb whilst working as a slaughter man in an abattoir. As a result of the injury, the Plaintiff alleged he had problems working in his occupation as a meat worker as he could not properly grip the meat with his injured hand whilst undertaking his slicing and boning duties...

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First Black Lung Compensation Claim In Decades Accepted

Black Lung Disease, also known as Coal Workers’ Pneumoconiosis, is a disease associated with miners working in poor work conditions back in days of old. Unfortunately, Black Lung Disease is back in the 21st Century mining industry. Disturbingly, evidence has arisen that suggests it never really went away, as was widely believed or promoted...

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Harassed Tricare Worker Received $436,000 Compensation

Robyn Eaton was engaged as an administration assistant for nursing home giant, TriCare. She brought a claim against TriCare for psychiatric injury she sustained as a result of being placed under unreasonable workloads and stress due to lack of proper management in her work duties, and bullying and harassment she experienced on a regular basis at the hands of her supervisor and manager in the course of her work with the TriCare organisation...

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Injured AT Work? Make A Worker's Injury Claim

If you are injured in the course of your work, then you are entitled to claim workers' compensation benefits. The Personal Injury Lawyers In Brisbane and the Gold Coast can help unlock these benefits which include funding medical treatment and rehabilitation costs and paying wages lost due to the workplace injury.

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What To Know Before Returning To Work After An Injury

Having a work-related injury can have a big impact on your life.  In these circumstances, getting back to work is important to your overall health and well-being. The sooner you start planning to return to work, the earlier you can do so. Both you and your employer play an important part in this process. Here are some of the things you should know about returning to work after an accident or injury...

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Worker's Injury Claim Caused By Defective Equipment Wins $638,000

Darren Verney suffered a back injury in the course of his employment with the Defendant, whilst engaged in the construction of an accommodation village for the Coppabella open cut coal mine west of Mackay. Mr Verney was transporting blue metal in a wheelbarrow when the wheelbarrow suddenly turned over, causing the Mr Verney to lose balance and tumble down an embankment...

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Brisbane Truck Driver Awarded $1,052,000 Damages

Mr Kean Austin, represented by The Personal Injury Lawyers (formerly McCowans Lawyers), was awarded damages of $1,052,170.50 in the Brisbane Supreme Court.Matters in issue at the trial, other than the quantum of the Plaintiff's claim, were liability, contributory negligence and causation...

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Return to work programs

During a workers' compensation claim, the obligation of the workers' compensation insurer is also to try to get the worker back to work with his injuries, if feasible. This can mean a return to the employment you were doing at the time of your injury or, if that is not possible, to some other suitable employment where feasible...

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