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.

Extra Compensation for Injured Workers

If you were injured during the period 15 October 2013 and 30 January 2015, and you did not achieve a 6% Degree of Permanent Impairment (DPI) for your work injury (either for psychiatric injury or physical injuries), but you did receive a DPI of over 0%, then you may very well be entitled to additional lump sum compensation over and above the usual lump sum payment… 

WorkCover Assessment of Degree of Permanent Impairment

For workers injured from 15 October 2013 onwards, their injuries will be assessed for a Degree of Permanent Impairment (DPI) using the new Guide to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment (GEPI).For psychiatric injuries, DPI assessment must be conducted by the Medical Assessment Tribunal (MAT).