Despite lawyers routinely being portrayed as over-priced and untrustworthy in Hollywood movies, don’t be fooled, there will come a time when you need a lawyer – and suffering a Personal Injury or Workplace Accident is definitely one of those times.
WorkCover is a form of insurance available for employees that are injured at work or travelling to work. The Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 (the Act) establishes a workers’ compensation scheme for Queensland, providing benefits relating to workplace injuries or fatalities, and
If you are injured as a result of your work, you may be eligible for compensation. This includes physical and psychological injuries or illnesses sustained at work, as well as any medical costs, ongoing treatment, rehabilitation, disability compensation, loss of
Labour hire companies are emerging as a dominant force in the Australian labour market, with many businesses displacing their directly employed and permanent staff with hire-in personnel. Businesses benefit from the reduced risk and responsibility to offer continued work for
Despite everyone’s best efforts, workplace disputes and conflicts between employees and employers can be impossible to avoid. Aside from causing a lot of stress, disputes can have serious legal and financial consequences for both parties. Disputes can arise from a
Workplaces are required by law to be insured for workers’ compensation so they are financially protected if employees sustain an injury related to their job. These compensation claims operate on a no fault basis, with the insurer (usually WorkCover Queensland)
If you have been injured due to your working conditions, WorkCover is required to offset all payments for treatment. Occasionally, this is not the case and Australian employees are left out of pocket. If you are unhappy with the financial
Workplace injuries are exceedingly common as Australian workers put themselves in dangerous situations on behalf of their employer. Be it company negligence, accidental injury or defective equipment, it’s important to know your rights. In this article, we will be explaining