Injuries can and do occur in the Queensland workplace. If it happens to you it is important you know your legal rights and entitlements.
Workplace injuries can range from serious illness/disease, injury or damage (including amputations, fractures and brain injuries) through to less severe injuries such as strains and sprains...
Queensland’s workers’ compensation is complex. In this blog we answer five questions commonly asked by our clients.
How do I lodge a claim?
A workers compensation claim must be lodged within 6 months of sustaining the injury or becoming entitled to compensation (i.e. requiring a medical expense paid or time off...
Recovering from any physical or psychological injury is hard. Many of our clients find some solace in taking action with their compensation claim as soon as possible. In this blog, we list some of the most common personal injury claims and the time frames within which you need to start them.
If you’ve been...
You shouldn’t accept hearing loss as a simple case of getting older when there’s a reasonable chance it was caused by your working environment. TGB lawyer Alexandra Harris explains the process for noise-induced hearing loss compensation claims.
How do I lodge a Claim?
Lodging a claim can be as simple as filling out a ‘Return...
TGB personal injury lawyer Daniel Clarke answers some of the more common questions that arise in relation to workers’ compensation claims in Western Australia.
The ripple effect of getting injured at work can be enormous. Stress and anxiety are common among injured workers. While you try to focus on your rehabilitation, it...
Is doctor-patient confidentiality as solid as we think? Can your medical records be requested by insurers, your employer or even your ex-partner? How private is patient privacy? TGB partner Tim White took part in a fascinating panel discussion with the ABC’s Sonya Feldhoff as well as psychiatrist Dr Nick Ford and Dr William...
David Snow’s life changed the day armed robbers raided his workplace and shrapnel from a gunshot hit his right leg. Now an amputee, David is struggling to find employment and has exhausted all avenues for further compensation.
Tindall Gask Bentley partner Amber Sprague spoke to Channel 7’s “Today Tonight”...
For Commonwealth employees, making a compensation claim can be a confusing process, but it doesn’t have to be.
In this episode of the Law & Life podcast, TGB partner Tim White discusses the 10 things you must look out for if you’re a Commonwealth employee making a ComCare claim.
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Trucks keep Australia moving, but what happens when transport workers are injured on the job? TGB lawyer Daniel Clarke explains the various factors that need to be considered.
Transport workers keep the economy ticking over across Australia’s vast land. These workers cross state lines frequently, in metropolitan and country...