Work Injury Compensation Claims

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Work Injury Compensation Claims

Injured in a work-related incident in Queensland? Check your rights.

If you suffer an injury or illness while at work, during work or travelling to and from work, as a result of negligence by an employer or colleague, you may be entitled to claim workers compensation. Call our expert team now on 1800 914 529 for free initial advice on your situation (or start a live chat).

Workers compensation covers you for damages such as pain and suffering, immediate and future medical expenses and loss of income. It is paid through a government-funded insurance scheme called WorkCover or via a workers compensation insurance policy held by your employer.

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No risks or upfront costs with our unique ‘No Win. No Risk. No Catch’ promise.

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Free initial advice our Principal lawyer, Greg Smith. Available 7 days a week. Call, live chat or request a call back to get started.

Queensland wide service

All Queensland regions serviced from our Brisbane City & Gold Coast offices including Mackay, Gladstone, Cairns and Townsville.

No Obligation Home Visits

We offer no obligation home visits to explain the claims process. Available across SE Queensland including Brisbane, Ipswich, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast and Toowoomba.

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The claims process

Get initial advice & home visit

Our compensation experts check if you may have a claim & explain the process during a home visit, office meeting or over the phone.

Kick Off with our Legal Team

Once you sign up, your assigned legal team will gather all the required details, organise medical reports & start your claim.

Negotiate Lump Sum Settlement

We build your case over  12-18 months & negotiate with the insurer of the ‘at-fault’ party to secure a tax-free lump sum settlement.

Nothing to Pay Unless We Win

Nothing to pay us, or anyone else unless we win your case. If you win, only pay for the work done to secure your compensation.

Common questions about claiming

Are there time limits?

Yes, strict time limits apply. The limit is 3 years from the date of accident for most claims unless you were under 18 when the injury occurred. Some exceptions apply, we recommend seeking legal advice as soon as possible.

How long will it take?

The majority of work injury compensation claims can be completed within 12-18 months. Time is needed for your injuries to become stable to determine the likely long term impacts of the injury. Very complicated matters can take longer.

Who pays the compensation?

It is a legal required in Queensland for all employers to have Workers Compensation insurance. The employers workers insurance company pays the compensation, e.g. WorkCover Queensland. You don’t need to worry about your employer having to foot the costs directly.

How much will it cost?

We offer a ‘No Win. No Fee. No Catch’ promise, which means there are no upfront costs and you will never be left out of pocket. Fees are calculated on the amount of work done & will be explained before the matter is opened.

What injuries are covered?

Any work-related injury may be eligible. Common injuries including injuries to limbs, the back, head, neck, fingers, spine & eye. It can also include chemical exposure, RSI, industrial asthma & psychological conditions caused by work.

Are the any risks?

Queensland WorkCover compensation covers:

  • casual and permanent employees
  • full-time and part-time employees
  • some self-employed workers
  • people deemed to be workers (i.e. jurors, work experience students, some volunteers etc.).
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