Can I claim injury compensation while travelling to or from work, or work break?
If you have sustained an injury whilst travelling to or from your workplace, or during a break at work, then yes, you may have rights to claim workers’ compensation.
Lawyers refer to an injury like this commonly as a ‘journey claim’.
You may also have a claim against another entity in for example, negligence etc. such claims may include a motor vehicle accident or public liability claim.
Journey claim injuries include travel between…
your workplace and your home
your workplace and a training facility or work appointed errand
your workplace and a medical appointment
there may be other instances where it is applicable, but just call or email with us and we’ll be happy to clarify.