Injured Due To Someone Else? Take These Six Steps

If you suffer an injury due to the negligence or wrongful act or omission of another (e.g. a slip and fall in a shopping centre or an accident at a party or injury caused by a defective product), there are SIX IMPORTANT STEPS you need to remember…

Can I Claim If Assaulted At, Or En Route To Work?

The short answer is “yes” you can. If you are injured in the course of your work, whether it is by way of an assault or otherwise, you are entitled to claim workers’ compensation for you work injury. However we go in to more detail and answer some the complexities that arise from being an employee these days in the link below…

Can I Claim For A Car Accident I Had Going To Work?

Yes you can. While the accident didn’t occur at work, you can still claim workers’ compensation if you are involved in a motor vehicle accident, whether it’s a car, motorcycle or truck accident.

Essentially, if the accident occurred in the course of your work, or on your way to or from your workplace, then you have a right to claim workers’ compensation in relation to your accident injuries.

Lifetime Care & Support In QLD

In Queensland, the short answer is yes, there are time limits that apply to making a claim for personal injuries. If you have sustained serious injuries from a car accident, or at work, you still should file your claim as early as possible as time limits can mean you may be too late and can never bring a compensation claim. Time is of the essence! We explain in the link below…

Will My Employer Put Me Off If I Make A Claim?

Without knowing more about your claim, in general an employer cannot put an injured worker off because of his or her injury, whilst they are on workers’ compensation benefits, for a period of 12 months. What happens after that, what you need to prepare to undertake, and more, we explain on this dedicated FAQ Page. Click the link below to read more…

Difference Between Workers’ Comp Claim Vs. Common Law Claims?

This one is a little complex. In Queensland, a legislative scheme exists to assist workers injured in the course of their employment to achieve compensation for their injuries. This scheme is established and governed by the provisions of the Workers’ Compensation & Rehabilitation Act 2003. We explain the purpose of the scheme, how you can receive assistance with medical bills, and the difference between a workers’ compensation claim and a common law claim in the link below…

If I Go Back To Work After My Injury Will This Hurt My Claim?

If you’ve been injured, work duties, the hours you can work, and what you can do can be challenging. Some cannot return to work duties, many just struggle on. We explain what you can do if you can’t go back to the work you were doing prior to the accident and how to get your claim underway in the link below…

Is There An Impairment Threshold For Common Law Damages?

Yes, this is true but only for all work injuries occurring between the dates of 15 October 2013 to 30 January 2015.  
For injuries occurring before or after this period no threshold applies. We explain more in the link below…

Can I Sue My Employer For Work Injury With Less Than 6% Dpi?

If you sustained an injury before or after the period from 15 October 2013 (when the 6% threshold was introduced by the Newman government) to 30 January 2015 (when it was repealed by the Labor government), then the 6% DPI threshold does not apply to you.

We explain more about this and work injuries in the link below…