Legal Advice by an Experienced Solicitor
If you have been injured at work, you may be entitled to claim compensation from your employer’s workers compensation insurer in order to help with your medical expenses, lost wages and you may have the ability to claim some lump sum compensation if you have been left with a permanent impairment as a result of your injuries.
Whether you have just been injured and need assistance with completing the initial claim form, or you have already lodged a claim and want to know more about your entitlements, including lump sum compensation for permanent impairment, or if you would like to dispute an insurers determination in relation to liability for any aspect of your claim in the Workers Compensation Commission, we are here to help. There is no cost to you to access our legal assistance in respect to your workers compensation claim, no matter how big or small the claim may be.
Many people are not aware that they may have the ability to claim funeral expenses, can have access ongoing financial payments if they were a financial dependant or may be able make a lump sum death benefits claim if they lose a loved one as a result of a work injury. We can also assist families or dependants with workers compensation death benefits claims if a worker has passed away as a result of their injuries.
The Workers Compensation Independent Review Office (WIRO) is an organisation that has been established specifically to assist injured workers. KC is an Approved Lawyer with WIRO and is able to apply for funding on your behalf to provide advice and assistance with your workers compensation claim including obtaining any hospital or medical reports/assessments in support of your claim.