If you have been injured at work and it has resulted in a loss of earnings due to reduced hours, you may be entitled to a weekly payment from WorkCover Queensland (or your employer’s self-insurer).
The amount of the weekly payments you will receive is dependent on a number of factors including:
You will be paid a percentage of your normal weekly pay. Your normal weekly pay based on what you have earned each week from your employment during the 12 months before your injury. It only takes into account regular payments which would have continued if you hadn’t been injured and includes:
If you have had a work related injury that has resulted in a loss of earnings due to reduced hours, you may be entitled to a weekly payment from WorkCover Queensland (or your employers self-insurer). Typically you will be paid a percentage of your typical weekly pay. See details on the WorkCover Queensland website for more details.
It’s important to get advice for your specific situation. Check if you can make a risk-free compensation claim and get free initial advice from our Principal lawyer, Greg Smith.
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