Workers have a compulsory scheme of insurance that covers them for injuries connected to their work. The rules differ in each State, as do all the benefits. Queensland workers enjoy the most unrestricted and cost-effective scheme in Australia with an efficient and fair scheme that remains well-funded. Workers in QLD can receive statutory benefits including wages and treatments costs, a lump-sum for permanent injuries and still consider claiming full compensation for their loss. Anyone receiving an offer of lump-sum compensation at the end of their statutory benefits claim must be properly advised before deciding on the offer as their legal entitlements could be lost in certain situations.
Proving an employer or third party was at fault can be straightforward but using an expert lawyer with industry expertise and knowledge in this area of law is vital and at Salerno Law we have a leading team of lawyers with a proven record of expertise in making these cases.