Workers’ Compensation Claims
A worker’s compensation claim can cover a range of expenses, including lost wages, medical fees, rehabilitation costs, retraining expenses and a lump-sum payment for permanent impairment. Having expert compensation lawyers by your side is vital to ensure you get the most out of your claim.
Workers’ Compensation Claims – Who’s Eligible?
Employees covered by workers compensation are:
- Permanent or casual employees
- Full-time or part-time employees
- Self-employed workers
- People who are deemed to be a worker
The workers’ compensation scheme in NSW covers a wide range of injuries, including (but not limited to) injuries or illnesses suffered at work, as a result of work, or during work activities. Depending on the circumstances of your injury or illness and how it occurred, there are different types of claims you may be eligible to make.
If you have sustained a work-related injury or illness, our Kingscliff workers compensation lawyers will assist you in understanding your rights and advise what you are eligible to claim.
Work Injury Claims in Kingscliff
Our team at Bourke Legal have assisted our clients with various injury claims, including:
- Mental health injuries
- Lifting injuries
- Injuries from falling
- Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI)
- Injuries from malfunctioning machines
- Construction site accidents
The amount and kind of compensation you may receive are dependent (including but not limited to) on:
- Working conditions
- The severity of the injury
- Injury management
- Employer’s liability