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Workers Compensation Lawyers NSW

Expert Workers Comp Lawyers in Sydney

If you’re thinking about submitting a workers compensation claim within Sydney, it’s essential to choose a lawyer you can trust.

That’s where the team at Care Lawyers comes in. We’ve been helping our clients receive the compensation they deserve following a workplace injury and have a 99.2% win rate for our clients. 

Our workers compensation lawyers in Sydney can determine whether or not you are eligible for benefits and protect your rights throughout the process. We understand that you may be experiencing financial hardship and physical discomfort, and we want to help you through this challenging time.

That is why we offer transparent, reliable service. We can handle any workplace injury and will help you get all the benefits you are eligible for. 

The best part is you pay nothing if you have a valid workman compensation claim. We will help you apply for funding through the Independent Review Office (IRO) to cover your legal fees.

If you want to find out if you have a case, give our workmen compensation lawyers in Sydney a call today to schedule your free consultation. 

IRO Approved, No Fee

Workmen Compensation Lawyer in Sydney

Are you worried about how you will pay for a workers compensation lawyer? You don’t have to be. Our team will help you apply for funding through the IRO’s independent Legal Assistance and Review Service (ILARS).

Our workers compensation lawyers provide access to free legal advice for injured workers when there is a dispute with the insurance company. This means you won’t have to pay out of pocket for our legal fees, as all of our lawyers are IRO-approved.

Contact our IRO-approved workers’ compensation lawyers in Sydney today.

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IRO Funded Lawyers

In Sydney, there are several instances in which our workers compensation lawyer can seek IRO funding. Some of these include:

  • You sustained an injury at work and need help filing a claim or need other legal guidance
  • Your insurance company is disputing your claim 
  • You want a lump sum payment for your injury
  • Your insurer is refusing to pay for a medical treatment prescribed by a doctor
  • You need to dispute the weekly compensation your insurer is providing

How IRO Funding Works

The IRO operates under a presumption in favour of funding. They typically grant funding in four separate stages. Keep reading to learn more. 

Stage 1: Preliminary Legal Advice Funding

In this stage, the IRO will provide you with funding to receive early legal advice about a potential or existing claim or dispute. This will allow our NSW workmen comp lawyers to complete a worker’s injury claim form on your behalf and follow up with your insurer and doctors. 

Stage 2: Investigations and Claims 

Once we file a claim, you may be eligible for Stage 2 funding. This funding enables our Sydney workmen compensation lawyers to conduct further investigations. This can include obtaining medical evidence and making reasonable attempts to reach an early resolution.

Stage 3: Proceedings in the Personal Injury Commission 

If IRO believes that the worker has an arguable case and has made reasonable attempts to resolve the workman comp claim or dispute, it will grant Stage 3 funding. This allows us to bring the matter to the Workers’ Compensation Committee in NSW, which will determine the case’s outcome. The IRO will only grant Stage 3 funding if the dispute concerns more than $3,000, there is financial hardship, or if it is in the public’s best interest.

Stage 4: Appeals and Reconsiderations 

In some cases, you may need to appeal the commission’s decision. In that case, the IRO may authorize additional funding for representation by a barrister to appeal the decision.

Workers Compensation Lawyers NSW - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Workers Compensation?

Worker’s compensation is a form of insurance that almost every business in NSW is required to hold. This insurance provides a financial indemnity for an injured worker, who has been injured or fallen ill as a result of their employment.

If you’re searching for dependable workers comp lawyers in Sydney then make Care Lawyers your first choice. We’re here to offer the legal advice and emotional support you need.

Do I need a solicitor to claim workers compensation?

In summary, whilst it is possible to file a workers compensation claim without the help of a professional lawyer, it is important to be aware of the potential risks to the outcome of your claim. Having an experienced workers compensation lawyer, such as one from our competent team at Care Lawyers, can prevent the opposing insurance company from using legal tactics to deny or reduce the compensation you receive.

The process of dealing with insurance companies and their lawyers can be difficult, but with the help of our legal team, we can ensure that you have the necessary knowledge and resources to navigate the process and have a fair chance at success.

How Will I Know If I Can Make Workers Compensation Claims In Sydney?

If you have been injured at work, or become ill as a result of your job, you may be entitled to Workers’ Compensation. This is a type of insurance that provides financial assistance and medical benefits to employees who are unable to work due to their injuries or illness.     

Several different criteria must be met to make a successful worker’s compensation claim in Sydney. First, you must be an employee of the company that you are making the claim against. Second, your injuries or illness must have been caused by your work duties or as a result of your working environment.

If you believe that you may be eligible to make a worker’s compensation claim in Sydney, the first step is to contact your employer and notify them of your work-related injury or illness. You should then obtain a worker’s compensation claim form from your employer, or the Worker’s Compensation authority in your state or territory.

Then, contact the team at Care Lawyers to learn how we can help you achieve the best outcome in your claim. We are truly the best workers compensation lawyers as our clients are always our main priority.

If You’ve Been Injured At Work, Or Between Job Sites, You May Be Eligible For Workers Compensation Benefits.

Workers’ compensation is a ‘no fault’ system in NSW. This means that, unless you have been guilty of misconduct, your entitlement to benefits will depend on whether your work-related injury arose out of your employment rather than who was at fault.

It helps to have experienced worker’s compensation solicitors from Sydney on your side. Our expert lawyers can provide you with advice as to whether or not you are eligible for worker’s compensation benefits.

What Can I Claim Workers Compensation For?

To understand your options and eligibility for a claim, our workman compensation lawyers are here to help.

If you’ve been injured at work, you may be eligible for the following benefits:

  • payments for loss of income;
  • medical, hospital, and rehabilitation or other medical expenses;
  • lump-sum compensation for permanent impairment;
  • travel expenses;
  • common law damages (also known as work injury damages); and
  • property damage expenses.

In the days and weeks following the incident, you must get dependable and helpful legal advice.

So for legal advice from a team you can trust, our workers comp lawyers are here to help.

Why Choose Care Compensation Lawyers For Your Workers Compensation Claim?

At Care Lawyers, our worker’s compensation lawyers  understand that the journey can be as important as the outcome. We bring a thoughtful approach to your claim, making sure that we consider not only your immediate needs but also those that may arise in the future.

Because of our strong background in personal injury law, we’re proud of our history of success in worker’s compensation claims in Sydney, we’re the number one injury-at-work lawyers you can trust.

We know that when people have bad experiences with a claim it is often because they were not kept informed, were unable or found it difficult to speak with their lawyer, or were shocked at the bill they received after the claim. That’s why all of our workers comp lawyers are IRO-approved and you do not pay any legal fees or disbursements out of your own pocket.

We deliver a personalised service. You will have a dedicated workers compensation lawyer in Sydney looking after your case who is easy to contact. We will meet with you at times and locations convenient to you.

Knowing that our Lawyers are IRO-approved means that you can proceed with your claim with confidence. In the very unlikely event that your claim is unsuccessful, our workers compensation lawyers in Sydney will not charge you any fees.

How will I know if I have a Work Injury Damages claim?

If you have been injured at work and have a whole person impairment in excess of 15%, it is very likely you can make a claim for Work Injury Damages.

Our compassionate and highly trained Work Injury lawyers will listen to your experiences and assess the details of the incident to quickly establish whether you’re eligible for compensation and what level of legal support we can provide you. We’ll walk you step-by-step through the whole claims and legal process, so that you know what to expect and you never feel alone.

We offer specialist expertise, trustworthiness and compassion, while working with you to obtain the highest possible compensation you deserve.

We want you to be at your most comfortable, and will never use legal jargon that’s confusing. Instead of using legalese, our legal advice comes in plain English that’s easy for anyone to understand. With us, you’ll always know what’s going on with your work injury damages claim.

To us, you’re not just a number. We see you as the individual you are and know this might be a very hard process for you. We take the lead on your case and do the hard stuff for you, so that you’re able to focus your energy and time into getting back on track, whatever that means to you.

What Can I Claim Work Injury Damages For?

There are a variety of unforeseen outcomes from a workplace accident that could lead you to be eligible for compensation.

Sometimes they are short-term and manageable to deal with after the event. However, some have a much longer lifetime impact. Our list below of examples are just some of the factors which contribute to being eligible for Work Injury compensation.

We always take into account the ongoing potential impact the incident may have on you or your loved one, as you’re unique and so is your situation. It might be the inability to resume study, travel or your normal day-to-day routine. You may also be dealing with new physical or psychological trauma, or struggling financially following the effects of the incident.

A work injury damages claim allows you to finalise your workers compensation claim with the insurer and claim for past and future loss of earning capacity.

It is important to remember that once a work injury damages claim is finalised, you lose your entitlements to:

  • Medical expenses and hospital stays
  • Psychological or physical rehabilitation and therapy
  • Needing a carer, in-home nurse or ongoing support to get around.

If you’re ready to get started, we would be delighted to meet with you for a no-obligation consultation on how we can assist you in righting wrongs.

As well as handling your work injury damages claim, our personal injury lawyers in Sydney can also act as your:

Workers compensation lawyers in Sydney
Total and permanent disability lawyer
Motor vehicle accident lawyers in Sydney

Why Choose Care Compensation Lawyers for your Work Injury Damages claim?

After an unforeseen incident that may have caused workplace injuries or financial loss, it can be difficult to predict how it could affect things in the future. At Care Compensation Lawyers, we have a history of processing successful work injury claims for people experiencing temporary, ongoing and permanent damages or loss.

Once we have heard your side of the story, our work injury damages lawyers in Sydney will consider the lasting effects of the damages, and carefully put together your claim to factor this in. Our years of expertise can bring you peace of mind that you are in safe hands, from our very first claims conversation.

We work on a No Win, No Fee Basis, so you haven’t got anything to lose. All our legal costs are agreed upfront, so there won’t be any surprise bills at the end.

Our work injury compensation lawyers in Sydney work on a transparent, fixed-legal-fees basis, you can have full confidence in our services – especially at a time when you may be reeling from the consequences of negligent work related injuries.

What sets Choose Care Compensation Lawyers apart is the degree to which we always prioritise our clients’ needs. You’ll always be in the loop, as we’ll be in touch with you on a frequent basis, from the start to the finish of your work injury damages claim process. We never leave anyone in the dark about their own work injury damages!

If you have any enquiries and want to get in touch with us, our team is always on hand. You’ll always have a direct line to the lawyer on your case, with no intermediaries to get through. With Care Compensation Lawyers, you can reach out as much as you like, and you won’t be charged legal fees for each time you speak with your lawyer.

How does claiming for Work Injury Damages claim work?

Initial Client ConferenceWe get to know you and more importantly, you get to know us. We will learn about your accident, your injuries and your personal situation.

Your recovery
After your injury you will undergo treatment and see a specialist. This will allow for us to learn what the long-term effects of your accident are.

Investigation
We will review all your medical history, consult with you and have you visit our very experienced Medical Specialists to determine what compensation you will require.

Building the case
We build your case and file the s281/282 notice with the insurer. The prefiling statement is then filed. We are then able to proceed to work injury damages mediation where the vast majority of work injury damages claims are resovled.

Payout
You receive the work injury damages payout you are entitled to in a timely manner. With no bill shock!

You’ll have an initial, friendly conversation with our work injury damages lawyers in Sydney, where we can understand more about you personally and the situation, and all the main details of the Work Injury incident. We can meet you in a location of your choice that makes you the most comfortable. It can be your home, a doctor’s clinic, cafe or a wellness centre.

After our chat, if we know that you have a claim and are entitled to compensation. We’ll then assign you your own Work Injury Damages lawyer, based in New South Wales, who will be your reliable point of contact for anything you need.

You’ll be fully informed about your claim, all the information or paperwork from you, any appointments you’re going to likely need and when we will be undertaking legal action on your behalf.

You will have dedicated time with your claims lawyer via whatever communication works for you – Zoom, email or telephone.

You’ll then receive your full payout, as a lump sum if you wish, which you can use as you see fit to get yourself back to doing what you love and feeling your best.

Workers compensation claims relate to injuries that have occurred at a workplace but have not necessarily incapacitated you beyond 15%.

So, if you’re considering making a work injury damages claim in Sydney, it’s important to understand the nature of your case, its severity and how this will affect your claim.

The best way to do so is to contact Care Lawyers. Our team is happy to organise a consultation and explore your present circumstances.

We encourage you to contact our workers comp injury lawyers and book your FREE 15 minute consultation.

Is a Work Injury Damages Claim Different From a Workers Compensation Claim?

Workers compensation claims relate to injuries that have occurred at a workplace but have not necessarily incapacitated you beyond 15%.

So, if you’re considering making a work injury damages claim in Sydney, it’s important to understand the nature of your case, its severity and how this will affect your claim.

The best way to do so is to contact Care Lawyers. Our team is happy to organise a consultation and explore your present circumstances.

We encourage you to contact our workers comp injury lawyers and book your FREE 15 minute consultation.

Need a Workers' Compensation Lawyer in Sydney?

If you need help with workers’ comp in NSW, contact us today for a risk-free, obligation-free consultation to determine if you have a case. Our team is here to answer all your questions. 

What Can Our Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Help With?

No matter what type of claim or dispute you have, our team can help. We handle:

  • Section 78 liability disputes
  • Treatment disputes
  • Weekly compensation disputes
  • Work capacity disputes
  • S66 lump sum compensation claims
  • And more

Meet Our NSW Workers’ Compensation Lawyers in Sydney

Are you ready to partner with the  best workers compensation lawyers sydney in Sydney? 

We also work with some of the best personal injury lawyers, total and permanent disability lawyers, and motor vehicle accident lawyers in Sydney. 

Book a free consultation with Care Lawyers today.

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Happy Injured person after being able to return to work with the help of a workers compensation lawyer