If you sustained an injury at work you may be entitled to compensation including a lump sum benefit. If this applies to you please do not hesitate to contact us on 1300 773 529. Having 50 years of experience in Western Sydney and Parramatta dealing with compensation claims, the support of a Matthews Folbigg Personal Injury Lawyer can make a world of difference.
Do I have a workers compensation claim?
Workers compensation claims can be made by those who are injured at work, as a result of work or during work activities. Your employment must be a substantial contributing factor to your injury. These claims can be made by casual employees, full time and part time employees, self employed individuals in some cases and other people who may be deemed to be workers such as subcontractors.
What can I claim for?
Workers compensation claims can be made if there is a dispute as to the following:
- Liability to pay weekly compensation for loss of earnings;
- Liability to pay medical expenses;
- Permanent impairment for over 10% Whole Person Impairment
Making a claim
When making workers compensation claims the time frame to make your claim is very important. Your insurer must be notified as soon as possible. The insurer will assess your claim however they will not necessarily offer you independent legal advice or provide you will full compensation. This is why it is important to seek out professional legal advice.
Why Matthews Folbigg?
We have a team of experts who can help maximize your compensation for the loss you have suffered as a result of your accident. Workers compensation legislation can be difficult and complex with many different legislative changes over the years. This is not a problem for our lawyers at Matthews Folbigg as we offer our clients an experienced and specialized personal injury law team with significant Court and trial experience.
Paul Ohm is an Accredited Specialist in Personal Injury Law who is highly respected not only within the area of personal injury law but throughout the legal profession.
To ensure the best chances of success in your case, our expert lawyers always prepare thoroughly by obtaining the best evidence available including expert reports if necessary. An Application is made to WorkCover (WIRO) to approve payment of your legal costs and report fees.
Our clients have come to trust us with high quality legal advice, particularly in relation to prospects of success in resolving their claims.
A Law Society Accredited Specialist will look after your case. We have the experience and expertise you want in fighting a case against an insurance company, you don’t fee a pay unless you win your case.
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