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Why Choose Us?
When you contact Foyle Legal, our team of personal injury lawyers will be there to help. Our dedicated and experienced injury compensation lawyers know what matters to your compensation claim and how to get the best outcome possible without delays or complications!
Personal Injury & Workers Compensation Claims
The professional team at Foyle Legal works on compensation claims just like yours daily. We know how to get the best outcome possible for your claim. All of our personal injury lawyers are based in Perth WA. We are part of WA’s local community, and we are skilled and prepared to get the fair compensation payout you deserve!
Our guarantee to all qualified personal injury claims is that we don’t charge upfront legal fees unless you receive compensation payments. Once you successfully receive compensation, we try to minimise your out-of-pocket legal fees by recovering most of our legal fees from the insurance company. In most cases, the final legal fees payable by the injured person is often very low!
Workplace Injury Claim & Injury Compensation FAQ
What is a workers compensation claim?
A workers compensation claim is a type of personal injury claim filed by employees to claim compensation payments for work-related injury or disease. It is often referred to as workers comp claims, workcover claims, work injury claims, workplace injuries claims or no-fault personal injury claims for workplace accidents.
An injured worker can claim compensation for work-related injuries including physical injuries (e.g. back injuries, neck injuries, knee injuries, hip injuries, spinal injuries, foot injuries, bicep injuries), work-related stress claims, psychological injuries and workplace bullying.
Workplace back injuries are one of the most common work-related injuries. Other common workplace injuries include:
- injuries in the course of their regular employment;
- injuries on another company’s worksite;
- injuries while undertaking a return to work programme for a previous work related injuries;
- injuries to contractors in certain circumstances;
- injuries while undertaking training;
- injuries while you are on site but not working (for example undertaking sporting activities at the site); and
- injuries while you are travelling from one work-related location to another work-related place.
Many workplace injury claims involve resolving a dispute through WorkCover and common law claims. If you have made a work-related injury claim, many worker compensation lawyers provide No win No Fee legal assistance.
What type of workers can claim workers compensation in WA?
If you are injured on the job in Perth or anywhere in Western Australia, you may be entitled to claim workers compensation, regardless your residency status or the permanency of your employment.
This means you may be able to claim workers compensation if you are a part-time worker, casual worker, temporary worker, workers on commission, trainees, apprentice, workers on a work trial, or seasonal work on a working visa.
If your employer’s insurance company should not reject your work-related injury claim on the basis of your residency status. If you need specialised legal advice on workers compensation law in WA, please contact one of our workers comp lawyers in Perth. We can help you to claim workplace injury compensation.
What do compensation lawyers do?
Compensation lawyers often work in different areas of personal injury claims. However, work injury claims and motor vehicle accident claims are the most common personal injury compensation claims.
- Workers Compensation Claims – lawyers who specialise in workers comp are often referred to as work injury lawyers, workplace injury lawyers, workers comp lawyers or Workcover lawyers. Workers compensation scheme varies largely in different state. If you are looking for a workers compensation lawyer. Please be sure to hire a personal injury lawyer who is specialised in workers compensation claims in your state.
- Motor Vehicle Accident Claims – lawyers specialising in motor vehicle accident claims are often referred to as MVA lawyers, car accident lawyers, road accident lawyers, traffic accident lawyers, motor accident lawyers, motor injury lawyers, motor vehicle accident lawyers or traffic accident lawyers. Similar to workers compensation claims, the law for motor injury compensation differs largely by state. If your motor vehicle accident happened in WA, please be sure to hire a law firm that specialises in providing legal services in Perth, WA.
- Other areas of compensation claims – include but are not limited to medical negligence claims, criminal injuries compensation claims, public liability claims, fatal accident claims, or serious injury claims. Similarly, different areas of Compensation Law vary by state. Therefore, it is best to engage a compensation lawyer in the state where you were injured to represent you for your personal injury compensation claim.
Foyle Legal is an award-winning compensation law firm specialising in personal injury compensation in Western Australia, with offices in Perth CBD and Malaga. If you have made a personal injury claim in WA, talk to the best personal injury lawyers Perth has to offer. Your first initial consultation is obligation free. When we meet, your workers compensation lawyer will discuss how we can help with your personal injury compensation claim.
How do I choose a good personal injury compensation lawyer?
A personal injury or workers compensation claim is difficult for most individuals to understand. Even individuals who have dealt with the workers compensation claim process or any other personal injury claim process may find it challenging to find the best injury compensation lawyer for their personal injury claim. Here are the helpful tips for finding the best personal injury lawyers for your personal injuries claim.
Obligation Free Initial Claim Review
The obligation-free initial review allows the injured person to meet the lawyers and learn about the legal services. When you meet with the personal injury lawyer, be sure to discuss the details of your case.
Personal injury claims can be complicated, but a good personal injury lawyer can ease the stress by explaining things clearly in plain English.
No Win No Fee Personal Injury Lawyers
Many experienced workers compensation lawyers and reputable injury lawyers in Perth offer No Win No Fee legal assistance. This is good news for the injured people!
No win no fee lawyers don’t charge legal fees until you receive your compensation payments. This means the lawyers are motivated to get results for their clients.
Not all the No Win No Fee lawyers are the same. Be sure to go with reputable no win no fee lawyers who are committed to maximising your compensation payouts.
Please be mindful of lawyers who promise you quick results! A quick settlement without quality legal services often results in a significant reduction of compensation payments.
Your Legal Team
It’s critical to know your legal team. It should be a mix of senior and junior lawyers. Experienced lawyers frequently charge more and handle more cases. For basic workcover claims with low permanent disability ratings, a junior lawyer managing the day to day conduction of the workers compensation claim under the supervision of a senior lawyer may be more beneficial to the injured person.
Reviews and Reputation
Always read online reviews of lawyers. Don’t choose a lawyer near me because you think it will be easier to manage your case. False! An excellent lawyer is worth the trip.
Some of Foyle Legal’s clients live in Albany, Karratha, Broome, Port Hedland, and Kalgoorlie. We can manage personal injury claims remotely and get a settlement outcome that is multiple times higher than the insurer’s initial offer!
What do personal injury lawyers charge?
Personal injury lawyer fees are often outlined in the Cost Agreement when you engage the legal services of a personal injury law firm.
Worker compensation lawyers
WA’s worker’s compensation lawyers must charge workers’ compensation matters in WorkCover per the Workers’ Compensation (Legal Practitioners and Registered Agents) Costs Determination 2015.
Personal Injury Lawyers
Regarding other personal injury claims, personal injury lawyers charge according to the relevant cost determination.
At the end of the settlement, it is also common for workers’ compensation lawyers to charge a ‘success fee’. Foyle Legal will not ordinarily charge a success fee. In addition, We try our best to recover our legal costs from the insurance company. The goal is to get the insurance company to cover most of the legal fees so that the client’s out-of-pocket legal fees are low.
“Foyle Legal will not ordinarily charge a success fee for personal injury matters.”
Do I need a work injury lawyer for workers compensation?
You do not need a lawyer for workers compensation claims. However, you often get a better compensation payout if a specialist a workers compensation lawyer represents you at WorkCover or District Court.
A typical workers’ compensation claims often consist of two sides: the defendant, and the plaintiff
A claim offer or an insurance lawyer employed by your employer’s workers compensation insurance company manages your workers compensation claim. Their role is to defend the insurer’s interests, frequently at the expense of injured workers. Claim officers and insurance lawyers typically have more experience and training than you. They’ve also built a network of doctors, rehab providers, return-to-work providers, and other service providers to help them fight the plaintiff (i.e., injured workers).
Injured workers are often the plaintiff in a personal injury claim. Most of the injured people don’t have the skills and experience to fight against the defendant. A good compensation lawyer who specialises in workers compensation, such as the specialist workers compensation lawyers team at Foyle Legal, has years of experience helping the plaintiff fight against the defendant (i.e., insurance companies and their lawyers). Like the defendants, we have also developed our networks of professionals to assist our clients.
We know how to win – we help you to win your personal injury claim.
How long after a work accident can I claim?
Strictly speaking, there is no limit on how long after a work accident you can claim workers compensation for your injury. However, it is advisable to lodge your workers compensation claim as soon as possible. Otherwise, your claim may be prejudiced. We have seen the insurance company reject many workplace injury claims because the workers did not make a workplace injury claim as soon as practicable.
If your injury is severe and has common law claim potential. Strict time limits apply for all common law claims.
This video shows where you can find the workers’ compensation claim forms.
I live outside of Western Australia, is it OK to get a compensation lawyer outside WA?
If your accident occurred in Western Australia, you should contact qualified work compensation lawyers in WA.
This is particularly important for work injury claims. WA’s workplace injury claims scheme is different to other states. We met numerous injured workers who had hired compensation lawyers from outside WA and were underpaid for their workplace injury claims.
Foyle Legal has a team of Perth-based worker’s compensation lawyers. Our work injury lawyers use video calls and telephone calls to provide legal representation for regional WA clients and clients in NSW, Victoria, Queensland, South Australia and Northern Territory.
Is the offer amount I received from the insurer fair?
Insurance companies frequently make early commercial offers. The purpose is to promptly close the claim. Often, the insurer’s offer is low. Specialist compensation law firms like Foyle Legal can assist you to assess your offer’s fairness. We offer legal advice and professional networks to help you to maximise compensation payout.
Online Compensation Payout Calculators
Simple online compensation payment calculators neglect injury claims’ complexities. No legal advice is given by a basic compensation payment calculator.
How do I avoid getting my compensation amount reduced?
The personal injury compensation claim process is never quick. Many reasons exist for reducing compensation payout. Quality legal advice, quality evidence, and quality case management are critical to avoiding compensation reduction. Why Your Personal Injury Compensation is Reduced is discussed in this blog.
Can I sue for a workplace injury?
Yes. You can sue for a workplace injury if your whole person impairment (WPI) is over 15%, and you have elected for common law proceeding before the limitation date.
Unlike the no-fault workers compensation system, a common law claim requires injured workers to prove negligence. Therefore, if you are claiming workplace injury in Perth or other WA regions, it is highly recommended that you seek legal advice from a good workers compensation lawyer in Perth.
Good workplace injury lawyers will help to evaluate your chance of success before making a common law election. A failed common law claim can be costly. An injured worker may be asked to pay the legal costs of your employer.
Can I claim workers comp for stress at work?
Yes. You can make a workers compensation stress claim. However, insurers often dispute stress claims. If you have made a workers compensation claim for psychological injury at work. It is crucial to consult good workers compensation lawyers. This article talks more about workers compensation stress claims.
When can you sue your employer for your injury?
Once you are elected for a common law claim, you can sue your employer for common law damages. Unlike the no-fault workers compensation system, you must prove your employer’s negligence in order to win a workers compensation common law claim.
If you are considering a common law claim, contact Foyle Legal, your workers compensation lawyers Perth. Your personal injury lawyer at Foyle Legal will provide quality legal services to ensure you proceed to common law claim decisions with confidence!
What type of injury compensation claims does Foyle Legal take on?
Foyle Legal is a full-service personal injury law firm. We handle minor personal injury claims like whiplash injury claims and major injuries claims such as serious injury claims and fatal injury claims. Workers compensation claims, car accident claims, motorcycle accident injury claims, and criminal injury compensation claims are the most common type of claims.
Workers Compensation Law
Our workers compensation lawyers in Perth have worked on workcover claims and workers compensation common law claims.
Other Personal Injury Law
If you are seeking personal injury law advice. Contact Foyle Legal for your initial obligation free consultation. We can help with your personal injury claims in Western Australia on a No Win No Fee basis.
I am concerned about my injury compensation case. What should I do?
Foyle Legal offers an obligation free initial consultation for personal injury claims. If you are concerned about your compensation claim, give us a call on 0408 727 343. We have been recognised by our clients as top of the best personal injury law firms in Perth WA. The firm and our lawyers collectively have received recognitions for being:
- Top compensation lawyers in Perth
- Leading work injury lawyers in WA – plaintiff
- Recommended public liability lawyers in WA – plaintiff
- Best law firms
- Best Business
We provide quality legal advice to help injured people on a No Win No Fee basis. If you are concerned about your injury compensation case, contact Foyle Legal for your obligation free initial consultation.
Do workers compensation lawyers in Perth offer telephone or video consultation?
Not all workers compensation lawyers in Perth offer telephone consultation but Foyle Legal, your local personal injury and workers compensation lawyers Perth offer telephone and video consultation to qualified clients. Call us now to book your obligation free consultation.
Does Foyle Legal represent contractors and sub contractors in Workers Compensation Claim?
Foyle Legal represents employees, contractors, and sub-contractors in workers compensation claims and public liability claims. If you are unsure whether you meet the definition of “worker” to claim workplace injury compensation, contact Foyle Legal for your obligation free claim review. We can help you to determine if you are eligible to claim compensation in WA.
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Foyle Legal Provides Legal Services to all of WA
What suburbs in Perth does Foyle Legal work injury lawyers provide legal services and representation to?
Looking for best personal injury & workers compensation lawyers in Perth? Foyle Legal injury compensation lawyers provide legal advice to all suburbs in Perth metro areas and Perth’s surrounding areas.
North of the river – Northern Suburbs
Ballajura, Bassendean, Bayswater, Beechboro, Carine, Carramar, Clarkson, Connolly, Currambine, Dianella, Doubleview, Duncraig, Eden Hill, Edgewater, Embleton, Glendalough, Greenwood, Gwelup, Heathridge, Hillarys, Inglewood, Innaloo, Joondalup, Kallaroo, Karrinyup, Kingsley, Landsdale, Maida Vale, Malaga, Marangaroo, Mindarie, Mindarie Keys, Morley, Mullaloo, Munster, North Beach, Osborne Park, Padbury, Scarborough, Shenton Park, Sorrento, Trigg, Tuart Hill, Wanneroo, Warwick, Waterman, Wembley Downs, Woodlands, Woodvale, Yanchep.
Ascot, Belmont, Carlisle, Kewdale, Newburn, Redcliffe, Rivervale.
Perth Inner City
Burswood, Perth CBD, Northbridge, East Perth, Highgate, Leederville, Maylands, Mount Hawthorn, Mount Lawley, North Perth, South Perth, Subiaco, Victoria Park, West Leederville, West Perth, CBD, Kings Park, Northbridge, Perth.
East Fremantle, Fremantle, Hamilton Hill, North Fremantle, O’Connor, South Fremantle.
South of the River – Southern Suburbs
Alfred Cove, Applecross, Ardross, Attadale, Bateman, Beaconsfield, Beeliar, Bentley, Bibra Lake, Bicton, Booragoon, Bullcreek, Canning Bridge, Canning Vale, Cannington, Casuarina, Cockburn, Como, Coogee, East Victoria Park, Forrestdale, Gosnells, Jandakot, Karawara, Kelmscott, Kwinana, Melville, Mount Pleasant, Palmyra, Shelley, Spearwood, Success, Wattle Grove, Welshpool, Willetton, Wilson, Winthrop.
Churchlands, City Beach, Claremont, Cottesloe, Crawley, Daglish, Dalkeith, Floreat, Mosman Park, Mount Claremont, Nedlands, Swanbourne, Wembley.
Armadale, Bedfordale, Bickley, Byford, Carmel, Chidlow, Darling Downs, Darlington, Forrestfield, Gidgegannup, Glen Forrest, Gooseberry Hill, Greenmount, High Wycombe, Hovea, Jarrahdale, Kalamunda, Karragullen, Lesmurdie, Mount Helena, Mundaring, Mundijong, Orange Grove, Parkerville, Paulls Valley, Pickering Brook, Roleystone, Stoneville, Wungong
Baskerville, Belhus, Bellevue, Brigadoon, Bullsbrook, Caversham, Ellenbrook, Guildford, Hazelmere, Henley Brook, Herne Hill, Middle Swan, Midland, Midvale, Millendon, South Guildford, Swan Valley, The Vines, Upper Swan, Viveash, West Midland, West Swan, Whiteman
Does Foyle Legal provide Legal Representation to surrounding areas of Perth?
Yes, Foyle Legal extends legal presentation to surrounding areas of Perth. This includes but limited to Avon Valley, North Coast & Valleys, Peel areas, Perth Hills, Rottnest Island, and Swan Valley.
Avon Valley, New Norcia, Northam, Other Avon Valley Areas, Toodyay, York, Clackline, Wooroloo
North Coast & Valleys
Bindoon, Chittering, Gingin, Guilderton, Lancelin, Ledge Point, Lower Chittering, Moore River, Neeragabby, Upper Chittering, Wanerie, Woodridge
Mandurah, Peel Coast, Peel Inland, Baldivis, Barragup, Boddington, Dawesville, Dwellingup, Falcon, Greenfields, Halls Head, Karnup, Mandurah, Mandurah East, Meadow Springs, Pinjarr, Port Kennedy, Quindanning, Ravenswood, Rockingham, Rockingham Beach, Safety Bay, Secret Harbour, Serpentine, Shoalwater, South Yunderup, Wannanup, Waroona, West Pinjarra
Does Foyle Legal provide legal service to clients in Regional WA?
Yes, Foyle Legal service all of WA, including remote or regional areas of Western Australia. Check out our the services we offer in your area.
- Kalgoorlie – Boulder
- Port Hedland