We Specialise in Workers Compensation and Work Injury Claims in Western Australia.

Workers Compensation in Perth

All employers in every state and territory in Australia need to provide workers compensation for their employees in case of a work-related injury and workers compensation in Western Australia is no different. Workers’ compensation is a compulsory statutory form of insurance that protects workers in case of a work-related injury or injury sustained at work. Workers compensation insurance covers all workers; full time, part time, casual or workers employed under a verbal or written contract of service.

Should you suffer an injury at work, your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance may provide you with compensation in the form of monetary benefits ongoing wages,, medical expense payment or reimbursement if treatment is required and/or rehabilitation assistance to support management of your injury and return to work.

Many types of injuries can occur at work including (but not limited to);

  • Muscle Strains
  • Loss of Hearing
  • Trips and falls
  • Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI)
  • Spinal Injuries
  • Back Injuries
  • Neck Injuries
  • Arm Injuries
  • Cuts and Lacerations
  • Fights at work
  • Inhaling toxic fumes
  • Fractures
  • Leg Injuries
  • Wrist Injuries
  • Hand Injuries
  • Amputations

Have you been injured at work and looking to claim workers compensation in Perth, Western Australia? Contact Bradford Legal for expert legal advice & information regarding your workers compensation claim.

Workers Compensation Claims

Bradford Legal specialise in workers’ compensation claims and WorkCover WA claims in Perth, Western Australia. If you have fallen victim to an injury or accident at work, you could be eligible to claim workers compensation. Our experienced and dedicated team of workers compensation lawyers could help you receive a fair amount based on the treatment required, medical expenses, days required off work due to the injury and whether you have been left with a permanent impairment. Our team will help you maximise your compensation outcome.

Workers compensation claims can be complicated, overwhelming and daunting, especially if you have never claimed compensation before, are concerned about WorkCover WA, worried about receiving fair treatment from your employer when you return to work and having your workers compensation claim accepted. The Bradford Legal team is here to provide legal advice, information, support and guidance throughout your claim process as we journey to achieve the fair compensation that you deserve. Our Perth based team will help you complete all required forms such as the workers’ compensation claim form. Bradford Legal will work with you throughout every step of your legal journey.

Bradford Legal are specialists in workers’ compensation claims in Perth, Western Australia. We fight on your behalf, delivering outcomes that can make a world of difference to you and your family during your recovery from your injury. Our help is here to guide you throughout your legal journey and provide you with the information you need.

Workers Compensation Claims are time-sensitive so being prompt with choosing your legal representative and choosing the right legal advice is important to ensure maximum compensation can be pursued in a fair manner and within minimal days.

To find out if you are eligible to claim workers compensation or begin your workers compensation claim in Perth Western Australia, contact the award-winning Bradford Legal workers compensation team today or submit your enquiry online to get started. Ensure you receive the compensation you deserve for an injury sustained at work.

Workers Compensation FAQs

What is workers’ compensation?

Every employer in Perth, Western Australia is required by law to have workers compensation insurance, which protects workers in the case of a work-related injury or injury sustained at work. For example, a fall or exposure to loud noise sustained at work, which can in some cases cause long-lasting damage, is covered by an employer’s workers compensation insurance.

Workers Compensation can also be used to cover medical expenses for treatment and injury management through rehabilitation. There are many types of workplace injuries covered by workers’ compensation which can mean you are entitled to compensation to assist you in getting back to full strength and returning to work quickly.

If you’re unsure about your injury, contact the expert workers compensation team at Bradford Legal online today so we can understand more about your workers compensation claim and provide you with the best legal advice in Perth, Western Australia.

How to claim workers’ compensation?

Workers compensation can be claimed via a worker’s compensation claim form, which our Perth based workers compensation team at Bradford Legal can support you with. Throughout each step of the process, we will ensure your workers compensation claim is treated fairly and correctly. It’s important to understand that workers compensation claims are time sensitive and therefore choosing your legal support is important.

If you’re unsure where to start with your workers compensation claim, contact us today and our experienced and dedicated workers compensation team based in Perth, Western Australia can help start your journey.

What is a worker’s compensation claim?

A Worker’s Compensation claim refers to the insurance claim made by an injured worker. If injured at work, employees are covered by worker’s compensation to cover days taken off work and medical expenses.

The claim process can be daunting and the Bradford Legal workers compensation team has a wealth of experience to support you through every step of the journey to ensure you receive a fair amount of compensation from your workers compensation claim.

What is WorkCover?

WorkCover is a Government agency that is responsible for regulating the Worker’s Compensation and injury management scheme, ensuring fair treatment for all employees and employers regarding workers compensation.

They offer a range of resources and information to both parties as to employer and employee rights. WorkCover also operates a tribunal which resolves or determines disputes between workers and employers/insurers.

Bradford Legal’s highly experienced and leading lawyers will represent you in any dispute that may arise with respect to your workers compensation claim. These disputes can include:

a) an insurer or employer denying liability for your claim;

b) an insurer or employer refusing to pay your reasonable medical expenses;

c) an insurer or employer seeking to stop your compensation entitlements such as your weekly compensation payments (wages);

d) disputes about impairment assessments.

Perth worker’s compensation claim lawyers Bradford Legal can help guide you through the WorkCover process. Contact us today to find out more about WorkCover and workers compensation insurance.

What does Workers Compensation Cover?

Workers Compensation covers a range of expense requirements that may occur as a result of a work related injury. For example, medical expenses as a result of the treatment required from the injury and rehabilitation. Workers Compensation can also help with the return to work and helping you when days off from work are required due to your injury.

Workers Compensation also covers a loss of wages when you are incapacitated for work as a result of your injury.

Workers Compensation law is very technical and the knowledgeable team at Bradford Legal are highly experienced in providing advice and fighting for your compensation rights.

Negligence and Workers’ Compensation Claims?

This is a highly technical and challenging area of the law. Bradford Legal have extensive experience in advising and representing their clients regarding the option of suing an employer for negligence and what steps must be taken within a worker’s compensation claim to ensure that an injured worker, if eligible, retains the right to do so.

An injured worker who is able to successful sue and employer for negligence will be entitled to significantly greater compensation as a result.

Bradford Legal are highly experienced and have conducted many successful claims for damages for negligence against employers obtaining maximum financial compensation outcomes for their clients.

How can Bradford Legal help my Workers Compensation Claim?

Perth based compensation lawyers Bradford Legal can support you throughout every step of your Workers Compensation Claim from the first step of completing a workers’ compensation form to receiving a fair amount of compensation for your work-related injury from your employer. Workers Compensation claims can be difficult to understand and can be daunting for employees who may be unsure where to start, or if they will be fairly treated upon return to work by their employer. Perth based workers compensation experts Bradford Legal can help provide the necessary legal advice and information regarding your claim. Our workers compensation claim team located in Perth, Western Australia can also help you in getting the right treatment and compensation to cover the medical expenses associated with your work-related injury.

Have you been injured at work? You may be entitled to claim workers compensation. Contact us online today or call to start your Workers Compensation Claim journey with Bradford Legal. Our expert workers compensation lawyers based in Perth, Western Australia will work to ensure you get the compensation you deserve for your work related injury.

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