In Queensland, as in most Australian states, children aged seven and below are [...]
No matter how carefully you drive, you can still end up in a car accident because of the reckless driving of others. Being able to walk away without serious injury is always great but there's still the hassle of being left without a car if yours has sustained damage. There's good news for victim drivers - you may be eligible for a free replacement vehicle even if you have no car insurance. [...]
Shoulder injuries in the workplace are on the rise according to a recent study, with 2 out of 3 incidents of shoulder pain due to rotator cuff complaints. Here, we look at the types of compensation available for rotator cuff and other shoulder injuries, and what you can do to get your life back on track if you've suffered a shoulder injury. [...]
Outlays are expenses paid to pursue your claim. When it comes to "No Win. No Fee." payment agreements, it's important to be aware of the distinction between "fees" and "outlays" and to understand clearly what costs you're responsible for paying. The name "No Win. No Fee." suggests you won't be left out-of-pocket but that's not always the case. [...]
If you're a cyclist, you'll know that riding on the road and navigating in traffic can be dangerous. What you do after a bike crash can affect what you can recover when you claim compensation for injuries or damages. Here's our step-by-step guide to ensure you protect yourself and have the info you need in case you decide to make a claim. [...]
Accidents are an unfortunate part of life. If you're lucky, you may come away with a mild injury. Sometimes very bad luck can strike and the injury suffered can leave you in permanent pain or with a permanent disability. We take a look at serious back injuries and your right to claim superannuation disability benefits if you're unable to work.
Despite worker's compensation being available to protect employees in Queensland, the cost of workplace injury can still have negative financial and personal impact on an individual. In this blog, we provide some good tips and advice on what you can do as an employee to reduce your risk of being injured in the workplace.
If you’re reading this article there’s an 80% chance that you’ve suffered some form of back injury or back pain. Workplace-related back injuries remain one of the most common types of workplace injury. For those unlucky enough to fall victim, the ongoing implications can go far beyond the initial symptoms.
Mental health problems due to work-related stress can severely impact workers to the point where they're unable to cope and perform their job. Fortunately, workers' compensation is available under WorkCover Queensland to help those who suffer psychological injury as a result of workplace stress.
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