On 1 March 2016, His Honour Justice Boddice, sitting in the Supreme Court at Brisbane handed down a decision on the case of a meat worker who suffered back strain whilst throwing a meat cut onto a nearby conveyor belt...Read More
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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.
Some of the articles are very comprehensive and dense, you can search above or view by each posts tags to find out more. Got a question? Contact us and we'll be glad to help you and clarify anything you need.
The Workers' Compensation & Rehabilitation Act 2003 introduced the 6% impairment threshold for work injury claims. Find out more how this affects you.Read More
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...Read More
There are jobs that are simply dangerous by nature, so in this situation it is important to ensure the safety of the workplace as well its workers. There are other jobs that aren’t dangerous in nature, and this is where employers need to take into consideration the overall health and wellbeing of employees...Read More
Workers thought that they could breathe a little easier after the Queensland State Government handed down a decision in mid 2013 that it was going to retain the Queensland workers’ compensation system in relation to workers’ rights to pursue common law damages for work injuries...Read More
f you have been injured in the course of your employment, in a work accident or an accident on your way to or from work or during a work break, you may be entitled to workers' compensation or common law damages, or both...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
When you suffer an injury at work there are six important steps you need to remember...Read More
If at the end of your workers' compensation claim, you are not able to return to your work with the employer, you should contact Centrelink as soon as possible to register for Newstart or Disability Benefits whilst you look for suitable employment, or if you are unable to work due to your work injuries...Read More
A Common Law Claim for damages is better known as a 'lawsuit'. Need to make a work injury claim for damages? Chat online, call us or get a free claim assessment here.Read More
Under workers' compensation legislation in Queensland, if you have had a workers' compensation claim, and you wish to proceed with a Common Law claim for damages for your injury, you need to be very careful what steps you take when your workers' compensation claim is coming to an end...Read More