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Maximising Work Compensation with a No-Win-No-Fee lawyer!

Workplace accidents can occur due to a number of reasons. Causes may include overtiredness, unsafe or hazardous working conditions or staff not being equipped with the proper training or unaware of employee guidelines. work compensation no win no fee lawyer

In these cases the employer could be considered negligent. As an injured worker you are entitled to work compensation. Even if you have suffered a slip and fall or car accident on the way to work, you may still be entitled to claim. To find out your entitlements call 1800 006 766. Strict time limits apply so make contact as soon as possible after a workplace injury.

The severity of your injury will influence the size of your injury claim. Even if you don’t think your injury is serious, a compensation lawyer will give you an idea of your legal entitlements. Work compensation benefits may be past, present and future losses. A work compensation lawyer will guide you through the entire process and you will be aware of your options every step of the way.

Fighting for your work compensation rights!

A lawyer or law firm will fight your workers compensation claim to make sure you are awarded sufficiently.

Quite often, work accidents at are not caused by an employers’ negligence but by a fellow worker. If another employee has caused your workplace accident the employer could still be deemed negligent. Employees have to be properly trained and supervised and if they are not an employer could be perceived as negligent.

If you or anyone you know has suffered work injuries you may be entitled to thousands of dollars in compensation. A no win no fee lawyer can talk you through your options.

A no-win-no-fee lawyer won’t charge any up-front or ongoing costs. Fees are only payable at the end of the claim and only if your claim is successful. All expenses incurred through processing your claim, are covered by the lawyer or law firm appointed. In some States legal costs are paid in addition to compensation, either way you will be better off with a lawyer acting on your behalf.

A no-win-no-fee work compensation lawyer, will obtain the maximum compensation in the form of a lump sum as quickly as possible. In most cases work compensation claims are settled out of court, negotiated directly by the lawyer with the work compensation insurer concerned i.e. Work Cover.

Initially your case will be fully reviewed as every case is unique and assessed individually. You will be advised of your options and chances of winning your claim successfully. A no win no fee lawyer will indicate what injury compensation you are entitled to so you know what you are likely to receive.

It is wise to contact an independent injury helpline for information on work compensation rights following a work accident. Dealing with the insurance company directly is not always recommended as they look after their own interests.

If your injury is permanent and was preventable, you may be entitled to a negligence claim (or common law claim). If this is the case you will require the services of a no-win-no-fee lawyer.

It can be a struggle to find the right lawyer. All lawyers specialise in different areas of the law and in specific States or Territories across Australia. An national injury helpline such as the Australian Injury Helpline select local lawyers to work with who will treat people fairly and respectfully and get the best possible result for you.

A good no-win-no-fee lawyer will not take on your claim under a no-win-no-fee arrangement unless they believe you will win a sizeable lump sum. A no-win-no-fee compensation lawyer will know your entitlements under the State laws. Call 1800 006 766 for further information and a free case review today.