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Answering all your questions about workers’ compensation

Answering all your questions about workers’ compensation

Answering all your questions about workers' compensation If you've suffered an injury in the workplace recently, you may well be…

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Dealing with hospital mistakes

Dealing with hospital mistakes

Dealing with hospital mistakes While accidents are a part of life, when it comes to medical care, mistakes can have…

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How to make a claim of medical negligence in Australia

How to make a claim of medical negligence in Australia

How to make a claim of medical negligence in Australia If you have any reason to suspect you've been mistreated…

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In NSW, the reporting of medical negligence claims is mandatory

In NSW, the reporting of medical negligence claims is mandatory

In NSW, the reporting of medical negligence claims is mandatory We all like to have the utmost faith in our…

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What you can do to avoid motorbike accidents

What you can do to avoid motorbike accidents

What you can do to avoid motorbike accidents Riding a motorbike is always risky, and it's becoming more so all…

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Motorbike accidents can be catastrophic, resulting in injury or death

Motorbike accidents can be catastrophic, resulting in injury or death

Motorbike accidents can be catastrophic, resulting in injury or death If you're ever in an accident involving a motorbike, it…

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Are you aware of the risk of back pain in the workplace?

Are you aware of the risk of back pain in the workplace?

Are you aware of the risk of back pain in the workplace? While there's always the risk of a catastrophic…

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Rehabbing from a workplace injury requires a total team effort

Rehabbing from a workplace injury requires a total team effort After you've been injured in a workplace incident, it might…

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Government, insurers trying to limit what workers can claim

Government, insurers trying to limit what workers can claim In the wake of a workplace injury, people often rely on…

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NSW cracks down on unsafe working environments

NSW cracks down on unsafe working environments Aside from the paycheck of course, the other thing that all employers are…

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Answering your questions about the cost of a workplace injury

Answering your questions about the cost of a workplace injury

Answering your questions about the cost of a workplace injury There's no escaping this fact - if you're dealing with…

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Does your employer owe you compensation for a workplace injury?

Does your employer owe you compensation for a workplace injury? If you've gotten yourself injured at work, it's unlikely that…

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3 common questions about recovering from a workplace injury

3 common questions about recovering from a workplace injury

3 common questions about recovering from a workplace injury If you're passionate about your job and take pride in working…

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Is your employer helping you get back to work post-injury?

Is your employer helping you get back to work post-injury? For many individuals, the most stressful part of dealing with…

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Does your business have a culture that supports injured workers?

Does your business have a culture that supports injured workers? What happens in your workplace when someone is injured on…

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Building a compensation case of medical negligence when treatment goes awry

Building a compensation case of medical negligence when treatment goes awry

Building a compensation case of medical negligence when treatment goes awry When you suffer an injury at your job, you…

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$150,000 settlement for motorcycle rider who sustained injury as a result of front faulty tire

$150,000 compensation awarded for motorcycle accident involving faulty front tyre Our client was riding his BMW motorcycle along a highway…

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What happens after you make a workers’ compensation claim?

What happens after you make a workers' compensation claim? No one likes to think about a scary incident happening in…

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Workplace injuries can result in stiff fines for employers

Workplace injuries can result in stiff fines for employers It's common sense that companies should have an obligation, and a…

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Who do you need to contact after a work-related car accident?

Who do you need to contact after a work-related car accident?

Who do you need to contact after a work-related car accident? If you're driving a vehicle for work - perhaps…

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When communication fails, workers’ comp cases break down

When communication fails, workers’ comp cases break down

When communication fails, workers' comp cases break down If you've been injured at work, there's a good chance you're entitled…

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Making a claim of medical negligence after a work injury

Making a claim of medical negligence after a work injury When injuries happen in the workplace, everyone involved has an…

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Asbestos poses a serious threat to worker safety in Australia

Asbestos poses a serious threat to worker safety in Australia You might think that asbestos has been largely eradicated as…

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Answering common questions about the workplace injury ordeal

Answering common questions about the workplace injury ordeal

Answering common questions about the workplace injury ordeal No one goes through their daily life expecting to get injured at…

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Recovering from workplace injuries and getting safely back to work

Recovering from workplace injuries and getting safely back to work If you or anyone you know has suffered an injury…

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Workplace injuries can happen to anyone – employed or otherwise

Workplace injuries can happen to anyone - employed or otherwise When you agree to work in an environment that demands…

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Can you establish a case for employer negligence?

Can you establish a case for employer negligence? Not every case of a workplace injury or other health ailment is…

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Companies must complete rigorous claims process for workers’ compensation

Companies must complete rigorous claims process for workers’ compensation

Companies must complete rigorous claims process for workers' compensation Whenever an injury occurs at a job location, the aftermath can…

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Injured at work? Your employer might be partially responsible

Injured at work? Your employer might be partially responsible If you or anyone you know has ever suffered a serious…

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Is your employer taking steps to keep you secure?

Is your employer taking steps to keep you secure?

Is your employer taking steps to keep you secure? If you work in a setting where a great deal of…

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Motor vehicle accidents can present major issues for employers

Motor vehicle accidents can present major issues for employers Motor vehicle accidents affect thousands of people in Australia every year,…

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How can you resolve disagreements over workplace injury claims?

How can you resolve disagreements over workplace injury claims? Say you've suffered a workplace injury that's rendered you temporarily unable…

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Have you been injured at work? Take care to recover safely

Have you been injured at work? Take care to recover safely Not everyone who's injured in a job-related mishap has…

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Claiming workplace injuries in a comprehensive, timely fashion

Claiming workplace injuries in a comprehensive, timely fashion Workers in Australia are no strangers to job-related injuries - in fact,…

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Have you been involved in a case of medical negligence?

Have you been involved in a case of medical negligence?

Have you been involved in a case of medical negligence? Any time you're hospitalised with an injury or another medical…

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Do you have grounds to claim public liability for an injury?

Do you have grounds to claim public liability for an injury?

Do you have grounds to claim public liability for an injury? If you've recently been involved in an accident that's…

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How do workers’ compensation claims get settled?

How do workers' compensation claims get settled? When an injury happens in a workplace setting, there's always the potential for…

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If you’ve had a workplace injury, it’s good to act quickly

If you've had a workplace injury, it's good to act quickly Whenever there's an injury in the workplace, it can…

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What should you do after a car accident?

What should you do after a car accident?

What should you do after a car accident? Many of us drive numerous kilometres every single day, and it's easy…

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Ways a driver can be at fault for a motor vehicle accident

Ways a driver can be at fault for a motor vehicle accident

Ways a driver can be at fault for a motor vehicle accident If you have been injured a car accident,…

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Watch your step: Making a public liability claim

Watch your step: Making a public liability claim

Watch your step: Making a public liability claim Whether you're in your home, walking down the street or shopping in…

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Ladders present a high risk of worker injury

Ladders present a high risk of worker injury Different professions all entail different risks to workers, but some types of…

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How is compensation for personal injury calculated?

How is compensation for personal injury calculated? Being involved in an accident of any kind that results in a serious…

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Frequently asked questions about the Health Care Complaints Commission

Frequently asked questions about the Health Care Complaints Commission When you receive care from a medical professional, you're entrusting your…

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Can a Pedestrian be at Fault in a Motor Vehicle Accident?

Can a Pedestrian be at Fault in a Motor Vehicle Accident?

Can a Pedestrian be at Fault in a Motor Vehicle Accident? One of the questions that we’re commonly asked is…

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Do You Have a Case for Hospital Negligence?

Do You Have a Case for Hospital Negligence?

Do You Have a Case for Hospital Negligence? If you’ve come out of a recent hospital stay and feel that…

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The Laws on Lane Filtering for Motorbike Riders in NSW and Sydney

The Laws on Lane Filtering for Motorbike Riders in NSW and Sydney

The Laws on Lane Filtering for Motorbike Riders in NSW and Sydney The various states and territories have different regulations…

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Injured by a Defective Product? Here’s What to do Next

Injured by a Defective Product? Here’s What to do Next We have greater product choices than ever before however as…

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New Bicycle Laws in NSW to Improve Rider Safety

New Bicycle Laws in NSW to Improve Rider Safety

New Bicycle Laws in NSW to Improve Rider Safety Recent years of increased bicycle accidents and injuries have seen new…

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Getting an Independent Medical Opinion for Workers Compensation

Getting an Independent Medical Opinion for Workers Compensation If and when there comes a time you are injured at work…

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Are You an Employee or a Contractor at Work?

Are You an Employee or a Contractor at Work? Getting the terminology right about your work status as an employee…

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The A to Z Glossary of Legal Terms for Compensation Law

The A to Z Glossary of Legal Terms for Compensation Law No matter what area of the law you’re dealing…

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Australia’s Most Dangerous Roads for Drivers

Australia’s Most Dangerous Roads for Drivers

Australia’s Most Dangerous Roads for Drivers Death road. Thankfully, this is a road that exists in Bolivia, not Australia. With…

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Stress in the Workplace: It’s Time to Manage It

Stress in the Workplace: It’s Time to Manage It Often when there is a consideration of workplace health and safety…

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Return to Work After an Injury On Your Terms

Return to Work After an Injury On Your Terms For anyone that has ever been injured and had to take…

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Case Study: The True Story Behind the McDonald’s Coffee Lawsuit

Case Study: The True Story Behind the McDonald’s Coffee Lawsuit 22 years ago in New Mexico, an elderly lady named…

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Common Hazards in the Workplace

Common Hazards in the Workplace

Common Hazards in the Workplace You probably understand the huge costs of many workplace health and safety hazards. By taking…

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What Does Workers Compensation Insurance Cover?

What Does Workers Compensation Insurance Cover? No matter where you’re employed, it is very important that you understand the particulars…

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Identifying Dangerous Situations in the Workplace

Identifying Dangerous Situations in the Workplace

Identifying Dangerous Situations in the Workplace Managing health and safety hazards in the workplace is a legal obligation of every…

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Claiming Injuries for Off-Site Accidents

Claiming Injuries for Off-Site Accidents If you are injured on company time, then you would normally be covered by your…

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Dealing with Legal Issues after a Multi-Vehicle Accident

Dealing with Legal Issues after a Multi-Vehicle Accident When two vehicles are involved in an accident, it is usually fairly…

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The Largest Insurance Claims in History

The Largest Insurance Claims in History When disasters occur, whether natural or man-made, we count the cost of human life…

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Common Reasons for Rejection of Insurance Claims

Common Reasons for Rejection of Insurance Claims Anyone who has had an insurance claim rejected knows what a double whammy…

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Australian Medical Negligence Case Studies

Australian Medical Negligence Case Studies

Australian Medical Negligence Case Studies Medical negligence is a contentious area of law that arouses strong emotions in many people,…

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Working to Resolve Workplace Disputes Quickly

Working to Resolve Workplace Disputes Quickly If you have an accident at work, you can make a claim for your…

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Protecting Your Business from Litigation

Protecting Your Business from Litigation The threat of litigation can come from any quarter at any time, so you need…

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What Happens When You’re Injured in an Accident in a Work Vehicle?

What Happens When You’re Injured in an Accident in a Work Vehicle?

What Happens When You're Injured in an Accident in a Work Vehicle? If you've been injured in an accident in…

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A Short History of Negligence Lawsuits

A Short History of Negligence Lawsuits The history of negligence lawsuits has essentially been an attempt to determine what is…

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How to Dispute Insurance Claims

How to Dispute Insurance Claims If you’ve been part of a collision or motor vehicle accident of some kind, you’ll…

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How Car Safety Has Improved

How Car Safety Has Improved

How Car Safety Has Improved Car safety has improved out of sight since the early days of automobiles, so even…

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Assessing Whether You Should Apply for Workers Compensation

Assessing Whether You Should Apply for Workers Compensation Most people suffer some kind of work-related injury or illness in the…

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Claiming Compensation for Slips or Falls

Claiming Compensation for Slips or Falls Whether at work, in a private residence, or on public property, those who have…

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Compensation for Public Transport Injuries

Compensation for Public Transport Injuries Public transport accidents can happen whether you’re a passenger on a bus or train. Under…

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Quick Guide to Claiming for Pain and Suffering

Quick Guide to Claiming for Pain and Suffering Those who have been injured at work, due to someone else’s negligence,…

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Understanding Time Limitations for Compensation Claims

Understanding Time Limitations for Compensation Claims Strict time limitations apply for compensation claims in most cases. Whether the claim relates…

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6 Strategies for Obtaining Maximum Entitlements from Insurers

6 Strategies for Obtaining Maximum Entitlements from Insurers For those who have experienced an injury at work, as a result…

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More than Medical – Compensation Claim Comparisons

More than Medical – Compensation Claim Comparisons If you’ve been injured as a result of someone else’s negligence, suffered an…

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Using Compensation Payments to Rebuild Your Life

Using Compensation Payments to Rebuild Your Life Rebuilding your life after an injury can be made easier if you obtain…

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