Work Compensation Claims
When can you claim workers’ compensation and what am I entitled to?
If you have sustained an injury at work or if your health and well being has been affected in the workplace, you may be eligible to make a claim for workers’ compensation. This includes injuries sustained during lunch breaks, on your way to and from work or generally in the course of your employment even if you aren’t at work.
There is a myth that if you are injured at work as a Contractor that you are not entitled to compensation and that you must have your own Insurance. There are a number of tests that determine what compensation scheme you are entitled to bring your claim under.
Generally, you are entitled to make a claim for statutory benefits which include lost wages, medical and rehabilitation expenses and other costs associated with your injuries.
We work with you to determine your entitlements and assist you in the process. And yes, of course you can still make a claim if you have a pre-existing injury.
Strict time frames apply to lodge your claim so please contact us for a free case assessment.