Located right here on the Central Coast, our Compensation Lawyers have over 45 combined years experience in helping people who have been injured at work get the workers compensation they are entitled to. Entitlements under workers compensation law may include Weekly Benefits and Lump Sum Compensation.
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Workers Compensation NSW covers the majority of workers in New South Wales for injuries occurring during the course of their employment. An injury can be physical or psychological and employment must be a substantial contributing factor to the injury.
Yes, workers compensation claims should be lodged within 6 months from the date of the accident. BUT If there are good reasons why you haven’t done so you may still be able to make a claim even if you have missed the six month limitation period. Contact us for further details.
A Workers Compensation claim is a claim that is made by an employee who has sustained an injury during the course of his/her employment.
A claim for compensation for a work injury can be made when an employee suffers injury due to an unsafe system of work and it can be shown that you have a 15% whole person impairment.
Workers Compensation Claims can be made for –
Depending on the nature and extent of your injuries you may be entitled to workers compensation for:
Most of the time Workers Compensation Claims do not proceed to Court. In most cases we can help you negotiate a settlement with the insurer outside of the Workers Compensation Commission. It is only in rare cases where there are issues relating to liability that the matter will need to be resolved by the Workers Compensation Commission.
In addition to your entitlements under Workers Compensation if you have been injured at work you may also be entitled to make a Work Injury Damages Claim.
There is a time limit of three years to make a Work Injury Damages Claim. Time runs from the time you were assessed as having a 15% or greater whole person impairment.
A Work Injury Damages Claim is an additional claim that can be made following a Workers Compensation Claim if –
Work Injury Damages Claims can be made for –
Depending on the nature and extent of your injuries, you may be entitled to compensation for the cost of:
In most cases we can help you negotiate a settlement of your Work Injury Damages Claim with the insurer outside of Court. It is only in rare cases where there are issues relating to liability that the matter will need to be resolved by a court.
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A worker who suffers an injury arising out of or in the course of employment may be entitled to a lump sum payment as compensation.
If you are injured in a motor vehicle accident (‘MVA’), you may be entitled to claim personal injury compensation under the Compulsory Third Party (‘CTP’)