People injured at work, travelling to or from work or who become sick due to their work may be entitled to make a workers’ compensation claim. Workers’ compensation can cover a large variety of work-related physical and psychological injury or illnesses.
If you have been injured as a result of your work and wish to claim workers’ compensation, you must report your injury, seek treatment in order , receiving a medical certificate and submit a workers’ compensation claim form. You claim should be lodged with three months of injury, but this is not a strict deadline as long as the claim is lodged as soon as possible once the injury is identified.
Gerard Malouf & Partners Workers’ Compensation law team are experts with 35 years experience winning workers’ compensation claims, and can provide you with the advice you need to submit a successful workers compensation claim. We highly recommend working with an accredited specialists when making your claim as we have the knowledge and resources to maximise your claim and managing disputes or rejections that may occur.
By working with a law firm, you benefit from years of legal experience to ensure your case is effectively managed and support from an organisation with the resources to fight for your rights. We are experts in helping workers through situations where insurers refuse payments for medical expenses, or wages and we have a strong medical team available to provide evidence on your injuries.
If you would like to discuss your right to claim workers’ compensation, we offer free initial consultations over phone or face-to-face to understand your accident and the compensation you may be entitled to. Commonly, workers’ compensation claims include:
It is also important to note that The Workers Compensation Independent Review Officer (WIRO) covers all legal costs and disbursements whether successful or not, so you are never exposed to any financial costs in your statutory workers compensation application.
At Gerard Malouf & Partners we know the ins and outs of the workers compensation scheme, because we deal with it everyday. We know the insurance companies and the tactics they use to minimise compensation payouts. We put this knowledge to the best possible use – maximising our client’s compensation payouts.
You don’t have to worry about what it’s going to cost you if you consult us. We are also the only law firm that provide a written commitment to our client’s satisfaction. We only deal with personal injury law, and we specialise in cases where individuals are facing giant insurance companies. With over 26,000 successful insurance claims and billions of dollars in compensation won, we know we are good at our job. If you want a law firm that is aggressive and knows how to stand up and fight insurance companies then you need to speak to us.
For free over-the-phone advice or to arrange an in-person consultation, call our expert workers compensation lawyers today on 1800 004 878.
*The Workers Compensation Independent Review Officer (WIRO) provides funding to cover all your legal costs and disbursements so that you are not exposed to any financial costs or disbursements whatsoever whether you are successful or otherwise in your statutory workers compensation application.