Workers Compensation

Workers Compensation

Your full recovery is ACL's priority

Your workplace should be a place where you feel safe and protected from injury. If you have been injured, or contracted an illness at work, Accident Claims Lawyers will work tirelessly to make sure you achieve a full physical and financial recovery from your injury. ACL specialises in helping you apply for compensation and a range of benefits provided under the Workers Compensation Scheme.

How Accident Claims Lawyers can help?

We treat every Workers Compensation claim as unique and can help you with legal advice whether you've just been injured, or have been receiving WorkCover payments and run into problems. 

Accident Claims Lawyers can help you if you've been injured at work and:

  • Don't know what to do next
  • You need help submitting a WorkCover claim
  • Your WorkCover claim has been rejected
  • Your employer wants you to return to work prematurely
  • Your employer's insurer won't pay for treatment or taking too long to respond to your enquiries
  • Your payments have been cut off
  • You need to understand your WorkCover status and how the process works
  • Any other WorkCover related disputes between you and your employer and/or their insurance company

How much does it cost?

FREE First Appointment

Your first appointment with ACL is completely free of charge, and by the end of the consultation you’ll know exactly where you stand.

"No Win No Fee"

If you do have a case, ACL act for clients on a “No Win, No Fee” basis. You do not pay ACL any money up front of throughout your case. If your case is not successful, ACL writes off all your legal costs. If you win we will cap our legal costs at a % of your damages which we will agree with you before we commence work. This means if you lose, you pay us nothing. If you win, you still receive your agreed % of damages and can have complete peace of mind.

Hospital and Home Consultation

If as a result of your injury you are hospitalised or can't make it to our offices we will be happy to come to you.

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What type of injuries can you claim for ?

Every workers compensation case is unique. However, most compensation claims are due to the following activities:

  • Material handling
  • Slips, trips and falls 
  • Being struck by or colliding with an object 
  • Accidents involving tools
  • Traumas occurring over time, for example when a part of the body is injured by overuse or strain 
What are your entitlements?

Under the Workers Compensation Scheme, you may be entitled to the following benefits:

  • Medical and associated expenses
  • Weekly payments to cover loss of income
  • A lump sum payment in some circumstances
  • Rehabilitation services
  • Lost Superannuation entitlements
  • Damages for pain and suffering, as well as economic loss, because of a serious injury
Who is eligible to claim?

All Australian workers who suffer a workplace injury, or an injury as a result of work, can make a claim for WorkCover compensation. 

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(08) 6149 1600

Your Journey

What can you expect?

Every compensation claim journey is different for every one of our clients. However our experts in Workers Compensation Claims will generally follow these major milestones in order to ensure you achieve the best possible financial, physical and psychological outcome for your claim:

1

Lodge a WorkCover claim within 30 Days

You'll need to lodge a WorkCover claim within 30 days of you becoming aware of your injury. If it's been longer than 30 days, you still have options but contact Accident Claims Lawyers NOW!

2

Contact Accident Claims Lawyers

Even if your claim been rejected, or you're running into problems with WorkCover payments

3

Book your FREE initial appointment

This helps us discover more about your claim and ACL gets the chance to talk about your options so you can make the best decision.

4

Immediate assistance 

ACL can help you with immediate medical expenses or access to other medical experts

5

Investigation and evidence


ACL gathers  all relevant evidence, and reports, and organises expert consultations and more, in order to ensure your case achieves the best possible outcome for you..

6

Medical examination

If necessary ACL has access to a wide network independent medical practitioners in order to obtain a greater understanding of your injury. 

7

Dispute management

You may disagree with a decision made by your employer's insurer and ACL's dispute resolution experts will guide you through the process to a successful resolution or possibly issue proceedings in court if necessary.

8

Case resolution or court proceedings

In many cases, claims are resolved without court action and if successful, you'll receive the compensation you're legally entitled to.

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What our clients say

“ I had an accident in 2017 and Accident Claims Lawyers were a tremendous help. Nathan and Nigel went the whole 9 yards to help me and to make sure that everything ran smoothly. They consistently followed everything up to make sure that there were no problems with visits to specialists, and other medical issues. The phone calls backwards and forwards to me about different specialist appointments was so remarkable. Words cannot express highly enough of my gratitude towards these professional lawyers and I would definitely recommend their services to anyone seeking legal advice for an injury following a motor vehicle accident.”