Worker’s Compensation Claims

All workers are subject to compulsory insurance by their employers. Workers are widely defined and may include not only employees but also contractors and sub-contractors. The current legislative scheme provides wide protection and various financial assistance to workers inclusive of payment of damages at the end of the legal proceedings.

Articles of Interest

WorkCover WA – Removal of Statutory Termination Dates

WorkCover WA – Removal of Statutory Termination Dates

A recent legislative change in the Workers Compensation arena has, at last, removed the restrictive statutory timeframe in which injured workers must exercise their Common Law rights. The abolishment of the statutory ‘Termination Date’ has gone a great way to ensuring...

FATAL ACCIDENT CLAIMS

FATAL ACCIDENT CLAIMS

Western Australia (‘WA’) has the highest road fatality rate in Australia. As we emerge from isolation and return to the roads, it is unsurprising that dreadful reports of fatal transport accidents are again prevalent in the news. Transport accidents are an avoidable...

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