Injured at Work

Find Out How Our Workers Compensation Lawyers in Perth can Help

No matter how many precautions a workplace takes to ensure the safety of its workers, accidents do happen. If you’re no longer able to work as a result of a workplace injury or you’ve incurred hefty medical costs for post-accident treatment, get in touch with Rando Solicitors on 08 9375 5988 today. We’ll gladly talk through your workers’ compensation entitlements and help you achieve the most favourable outcome possible. 

Injured at Work

Your employer has a responsibility to keep you safe at work, providing a workplace free of hazards and dangers.

If you’ve been hurt as a result of your boss’s negligence, you might be entitled to compensation under the Workers’ Compensation & Injury Management Act.

Examples of work-related injuries include:

  • Loss of limbs
  • Back injuries
  • Hearing damage
  • Disabling diseases such as asthma

Who can claim?

  • You are entitled to make a claim if you are injured at work and are defined by law as a worker.
  • The legal definition of a worker includes full-time, part-time, casual, seasonal, piece and commission workers. Working directors, contractors and sub-contractors may also be defined as workers depending on their working arrangements.

(Source: Workcover)

What can I claim?

  • Loss of income
  • Medical costs
  • Rehabilitation expenses
  • Other expenses such as travel for medical treatment

How much can I claim?

  • The maximum amount an injured worker can receive in terms of weekly payments for loss of earnings is $190,701.
  • The amount does change every year, so please refer to Workcover for the latest information.
Contact us on 08 9375 5988 to arrange a no obligation meeting for free advice. To see our frequently asked question, click the link below.

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