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How to claim workers compensation in Queensland

How to claim workers compensation in Queensland

It is important to know the “dos and don’ts” when making a worker's compensation claim after a workplace accident or incident. People tend to believe claiming compensation for workplace injuries is an easy process, however, there are strict time restrictions you have to comply with when commencing a claim.
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Medical negligence claims for misdiagnosis

Medical negligence claims for misdiagnosis

There is a range of scenarios that could give rise to you having a right to bring a medical negligence claim. A common question we are asked is, “Can I sue a hospital or doctor for wrong diagnosis?”
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AAT decides Australia Post must pay workers compensation to bullied employee

AAT decides Australia Post must pay worker's compensation to bullied employee

In the Comcare worker’s compensation case of Yawari and Australia Postal Corporation, the worker applied to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal because her employer, Australia Post, refused her application for worker's compensation for mental injury, which she claimed was due to bullying. She won!
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Comcare worker’s compensation claim for psychological injury rejected

Comcare worker’s compensation claim for psychological injury rejected

In October 2023, the Administrative Appeals Tribunal determined that a worker’s psychological injury was not caused by work, as she claimed. This decision confirmed the employer’s decision to reject her application for compensation under the Comcare scheme.
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Detailed case preparation sees injured worker awarded nearly $1,000,000 compensation

Detailed case preparation sees injured worker awarded nearly $1,000,000 compensation

Case review: Judge awards injured worker common law damages in the amount of $825,000. This was in addition to his statutory compensation from Workcover Queensland of $95,000. In total, the injured worker was awarded just shy of 1 million dollars in damages due to his employer’s negligence.
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How to make a motor vehicle accident claim in Queensland?

How to make a motor vehicle accident claim in Queensland?

Many people think claiming compensation for MVA injuries is an easy process, however, it can leave you exposed to insurance companies who have plenty of experience in defending compensation claims. It’s important to understand that an insurance company’s interests are not necessarily the same as yours.
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