A lot of people believe that hiring a lawyer will mean that their case will proceed to a court trial. But this is actually unlikely to be the case. Though there are no guarantees, most cases are settled out of court which saves you the stress and high cost of a trial. Remember, settling matters rather than going down the path of a trial saves the insurer the high cost of trial as well, so really, settling claims is usually the preferred option for all concerned...Read More
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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...Read More
When we talk about pure psychiatric injury claims, we are talking about a claim where the worker suffers from a psychological condition and the work event has not caused physical injury. Find out more...Read More
Industrial deafness is the loss of hearing caused by working in a noisy environment over a period of time. It's different to hearing loss that is the result of a single event. As in just about any personal injury, and even more so here, the best advice is to take some free legal claim assessment...Read More
When a person has died as a result of a work-related event or latent onset injury, a claim can be made by their family or by a person defined as a ‘dependant’ under the Workers' Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003...Read More
At the end of your workers' compensation claim, Workcover may issue you with a Notice of Assessment. This document will set out your work injuries and accord a percentage impairment for each injury. The impairment for the specific injury will have a correlating monetary amount being the statutory compensation amount for the injury...Read More