In nearly all cases, claims are settled with insurers paying a lump sum to the injured worker, without going to trial. Compensation may also be granted for various other benefits, including weekly workers’ compensation for lost wages, and payment of expenses incurred, such as medical treatment, rehabilitation, and pharmaceutical and travel expenses.
Laws relating to work accidents in Western Australia are extremely complicated, and if you wish to make a claim it is imperative that you act without delay. There are very strict deadlines in place, and delays can lead to lost compensation.
That’s why we advise that you consult with us first. We will advise you on the chances of success, on whether we can get you compensation through negotiation, or whether it’s necessary to litigate.