Falling On Stairs At Home Isn’t A Journey Claim

In the case of Sharon Olive Johnston v QComp (C/2012/2) QIC 4 June 2012 it involved an appeal by a worker to the Queensland Industrial Court from a decision by Workcover Queensland, QComp and the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission to reject her claim for injuries she sustained when she fell on the stairs of her home whilst on her way to her workplace…

Workcare Ignored Worker’s Rights

Mr Merton sustained injury in work for a local Council & brought a workers compensation claim. Workcare tried to avoid its obligations to the injured worker…

Work Injuries Sustained In Assault At Mining Camp

Shane Cumbers was injured when he was assaulted by a co-worker whilst sleeping at the Moranbah mining camp, in the course of his employment at the Moranbah mines. Mr Cumbers brought an application for workers’ compensation for his injuries, which was repeatedly rejected at the insistence of his employer, Civeo. An appeal of his case was brought all the way to the Industrial Court and succeeded…

Toll Reneges On Reassessment Of DPI By Worker’s Doctor

For those Queensland workers having to deal with workers’ compensation insurers when trying to achieve the required 6% DPI assessment for work injuries occurring during the period 15 October 2013 to 30 January 2015, this case may give them a reason to take heart…

Injured Workers & The 6% DPI Threshold

The Workers’ Compensation & Rehabilitation Act 2003 introduced the 6% impairment threshold for work injury claims. Find out more how this affects you.

Claiming For Work Stress & Depression

Work-related stress anxiety & depression is common & can stem from a single event or over a period of time. Find out more or get a FREE claim assessment.