How do I bring a common law claim for damages for my work injury?
The Workers’ Compensation & Rehabilitation Act 2003 and associated Regulations govern the procedural requirements for bringing and pursuing a Common Law Claim for Damages.
This also maintains the awards of damages in relation to work injury claims in Queensland.
If you want to bring a common law claim for damages over a work injury, then you need to read and understand the act before you start, but we have some other resources to try to help you as well.
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I Need Help Understanding The Workers' Compensation & Rehabilitation Act
We know all too well that compensation claims can be confusing, so don’t get lost in the sea of complexities. You’re welcome to just give us a call, chat with you, or send an email to us. We’ll be glad to help you.
There is no cost for the call or to speak to our lawyers, and you’re under no obligation. We’ll help you navigate the provisions of the Workers’ Compensation & Rehabilitation Act 2003 and Regulations as it really can be quite complex.
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Frequently asked questions
- How much compensation will I receive for my injuries?
- How is past and future economic loss compensation calculated?
- What injury compensation or damages am I entitled to claim for?
- If I go back to work after my injury will this hurt my claim?
- When does my workers' compensation claim come to an end and what happens then?
- How can I find out quickly if I can make a compensation claim?
- What are emotional distress damages in personal injury cases?
- Are there time limits for bringing a claim for injury compensation in Queensland?
- How will my common law claim run and how long will it take?
- Is my compensation or damages payment taxable?
- What care and assistance can be claimed for in a personal injury claim in Queensland?
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- What if I don't receive a 6% DPI in my Notice of Assessment but I want to sue my employer for my work injuries?
- What's the difference between workers' compensation claim & a common law claim for damages?
- What is a common law claim for damages for work injury in Queensland?