Workplace Injury

In the workplace many people suffer injury and sometimes in a most unusual way. When this happens that person may be entitled to compensation for workplace injury which could be substantial. In one case we represented an office worker whom injured his neck when he became startled by a faulty alarm going off.  He  successfully… Continue reading Workplace Injury

Injured at work?

Have you been injured in the course of your employment.  If you have you most likely have a right to workers compensation, and possibly also to compensation from any other party whom may have caused the injury. We recently acting for a client, lets call her Jane.  Shortly after commencing her employment with Coles Supermarket,… Continue reading Injured at work?

Workers Compensation Claim – Hearing Loss and Noisy Workplaces

We recently acted for a client, we’ll call him Carl (not his real name).  Carl had worked in a number of different jobs over many years.  He contacted our firm to see if he may be entitled to make a Workers Compensation Claim. Carl worked in construction near railroads and later moved onto driving buses.  It… Continue reading Workers Compensation Claim – Hearing Loss and Noisy Workplaces

Is your workers compensation about to be cut off?

Section 39 is going to start cutting off injured workers from weekly payments in 2017. Have you gotten a letter from your insurer, telling you your payments of weekly compensation are going to stop later this year? You’re not the only one. Around 6500 injured workers across New South Wales are about to be affected… Continue reading Is your workers compensation about to be cut off?

Do you need treatment for a work related injury?

Have you put in a workers compensation for medical treatment, then heard nothing for several months? It’s a common story.  An injured worker may need ongoing treatment, including surgery, years after being injured at work.  The injured worker’s doctor sends a letter to the workers compensation insurer, and then….nothing.  All lines of communication seem to… Continue reading Do you need treatment for a work related injury?

Workers Compensation for Bullying and Harassment!

Workers Compensation Claims for Bullying and Harassment are on the rise. Did you know that the Central Coast has the second highest number of Workers Compensation Claims in NSW for psychological injuries, the second highest for back injuries and the fourth highest for should injuries. These figures have been released by the Workers Compensation Commission… Continue reading Workers Compensation for Bullying and Harassment!