Workers Compensation Lawyers Northern Rivers
If you have recently suffered an injury at your workplace and believe you should be compensated for your losses, get in touch with the best workers compensation lawyers in the Northern Rivers. Main Lawyers are trusted experts in helping our clients file workers compensation claims and seeing them receive maximum payment with an over 98% success rate.
You provide us with your case, and we’ll provide the advice, support, and resources required to help you win it. Our friendly lawyers know how difficult it can be to pick up the pieces after a work accident. Every cent counts when you’re unable to work. That’s why we’re proud to offer a no win-no fee guarantee to all of our clients when they choose us. If we are unable to win you compensation, you won’t have to pay us a cent!
Not Sure if You Have a Case for Filing Workers Compensation?
The workers compensation process in NSW can be difficult to navigate. Many people get stuck at the first hurdle – deciding whether they have a legitimate case for making a claim. That’s where Main Lawyers step in to assist. We’ll analyse your individual circumstances and help you to determine if you have grounds for making a workers compensation claim.
For more information on Workers Compensation check out our Article on how Workers Compensation works. Call or email us today to book in for a free consultation and let’s work it out together.
Get Back on Track with an IRO Accredited Lawyer
Life after a work accident can be tough. Not only do you need to deal with the immediate pain and emotional distress of an injury, but there are also losses that you may not have considered. These include a reduction or loss of income, ongoing medical and rehabilitation expenses, travel expenses, and potentially permanent impairment as a result of the injury. Not to mention, all of those regular bills that keep piling up with no way to pay them unless you can go back to work.
Main Lawyers understand the struggle and are here to help. We have highly experienced IRO accredited compensation lawyers who fight for our clients’ right to be rewarded for their injury losses and get their life back to normal. We’re here to make sure you have all of the right information required to make an informed choice about your future.
What Does Workers Compensation Cover in NSW?
A workers compensation claim in NSW can cover many things, including both physical and stress-related injuries. You may be eligible to make a claim if you were injured while on the job, working at a different location, on a work break, or while travelling for work reasons, such as on a business trip.
Some examples of the types of injuries covered include:
- Injuries suffered on-site or out on a job during work hours
- Diseases directly caused by your work
- Pre-existing health conditions made worse by work
- Injuries sustained while receiving medical treatment for other work-related injuries
- Stress-related injuries including heart attack, stroke, and psychological conditions
What is the Process to Make a Workers Compensation Claim?
The details of making a claim will depend on your unique situation and will be discussed during your consultation with Main Lawyers. However, the first steps after a work-related injury are always the same. These include:
1. Report your injury to the employer
2. Seek medical treatment
3. Get a Workers Compensation Medical Certificate from your GP
4. Fill in a Workers Compensation Claim form
5. Submit the completed claim to your insurer or employer, keeping copies of all original documents
Why Are We the Most Trusted Workers Compensation Lawyers in Tweed Heads?
Main Lawyers have your back from start to finish. From our free initial consultation with Principal Lawyer Lachlan Main to building the case, filing, and managing the case, settlement negotiations, and the eventual conclusion – we aim to make a long and complex process simple and stress-free for you.
Our team likes to keep things down to earth and transparent. That means open and honest communication, personalised service, and no hidden fees or surprise increased rates along the way! Main Lawyers service the entire Northern Rivers region, including the towns of Tweed Heads, Byron Bay, Ballina, Lismore, Murwillumbah and more.