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When you call Foyle Legal, you will be talking to a legal professional directly. There will be no long waiting periods or multiple transfers until you reach the right person to help you. Our lawyers help clients every day, meaning we know what matters to your claim and how to get the best outcome for your compensation claim.
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 lawyers have worked, studied, and lived in or near your local area. We are part of your local community, and we are skilled and prepared to get the fair compensation payout you deserve!
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Our guarantee to all qualified personal injury claims is that we don’t charge upfront legal fees unless you receive an award. Once you successfully receive compensation, we will try our best to recover most of our legal fees from the insurer to minimise your out-of-pocket expenses.
Workplace Injury Claim & Injury Compensation FAQ
What is a workers compensation claim?
Workers’ compensation claim is a type of personal injury claim for workers who were injured during the course of their employment. This would include workplace injury compensation claims for resolution of a dispute through WorkCover and common law claims. A workplace injury may include physical injuries (e.g. back injuries, neck injuries, knee injuries, hip injuries, spinal injuries, foot injuries, bicep injuries), work stress, psychological injuries and workplace bullying. A Workplace back injury is one of the most common types of the work-related injury.
Usual circumstances where workplace injuries occur often involves the following:
- injuries in the course of their normal employment;
- injuries on another company’s worksite;
- injuries while undertaking a return to work programme for a previous work injury;
- 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 location.
What type of workers can claim workers compensation in WA?
In Western Australia, all workers, regardless of your residency status or the permanency of your employment, you are entitled to claim workers compensation if you are injured on the job in Western Australia. This means you may be able to claim workers compensation if you are part-time worker, casual worker, temporary worker, workers on commission, trainees, apprentice, workers on a work trial, or seasonal work on a working visa.
What do compensation lawyers do?
In personal injury claims, compensation lawyers are personal injury lawyers specializes in getting fair compensation for injured people.
Compensation lawyers often work in different areas of personal injury claims. Work injury claims and motor vehicle accident claims are the most common type of personal injury compensation claim.
- 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.
- Motor Vehicle Accident Claims – lawyers specialise in motor vehicle accident claims are often referred to as MVA lawyers, car accident lawyers, road accident lawyers and traffic accident lawyers.
- Other areas of compensation claims include but not limited to: medical negligence claims, criminal injury claims, public liability claims, fatal accident claims, or serious injury claims.
Different areas of Compensation Law vary by state. It is best to engage a compensation lawyer specialist in the state where you were injured to represent you for your personal injury compensation claim.
Foyle Legal is specialists in personal injury compensation in Western Australia with offices in Perth and Malaga. We have been rated as one of the top compensation lawyers in Perth since 2016. If you have made a personal injury claim in WA, please contact Foyle Legal to book your obligation free consultation. When we meet, we will discuss how exactly who can help you with your personal injury compensation claim.
How do I choose a good personal injury compensation lawyer?
Most people have never been involved in a personal injury or workers compensation claim and it is hard to know what to do and who to trust. Even those who have been through the Workcover claims or personal injury compensation claim process, may find it difficult to find the best injury compensation lawyer for their personal injury claim.
As a starting point Foyle Legal recommends discussing the circumstances of your case with the lawyer. Can he or she give you advice that makes sense to you in words you understand? Personal injury claims can be difficult to understand but a good personal injury lawyer can help ease the stress associated with your claim by explaining things clearly.
You should also ask who will have the day to day conduct of your case. If a more junior solicitor is involved you should ask how much exposure a senior solicitor will have to your case.
Many people tend to just find a solicitor that closest to their house, thinking a lawyer near me is an easier option for case management. This is not necessarily the case. In many circumstance, a good lawyer is worthy of your travel.
What do personal injury lawyers charge?
When you are injured and can’t work, it is reasonable to concern personal injury lawyer fees.
Regarding workers’ compensation matters in WorkCover, personal injury lawyers must charge per the Workers’ Compensation (Legal Practitioners and Registered Agents) Costs Determination 2015.
In respect of other personal injury matters, many lawyers, including Foyle Legal work injury lawyers, charge according to the relevant cost determination.
It is also common for lawyers to charge a ‘success fee’.
Foyle Legal will not ordinarily charge a success fee for personal injury matters.
Do I need a work injury lawyer for workers compensation?
In Perth, WA, technically, you do not need a lawyer for a workers compensation claim. Still, you often get better compensation if a specialist compensation lawyer in Perth properly represents you.
When you make a workers compensation claim, your compensation claim will be professionally managed by a claim offer or an insurance lawyer employed to work against the plaintiff (i,e, the injured people). They often have years of experience and more training than you. They have also developed a network of doctors and other service providers to help them fight against the plaintiff.
A good compensation lawyer who specialises in workers compensation, such as Foyle Legal. We have a team of specialists workers compensation lawyers in Perth and have years of experience helping the plaintiff fight against the defendant (i.e., insurance companies and their lawyers). We have also developed our networks of professionals to assist with our clients.
If you have made a compensation claim for a workplace injury, contact Foyle Legal, your local worker’s compensation lawyers in Perth to book your obligation free consultation. When we meet, we will discuss how exactly who can help you with your worker’s compensation claim.
Be sure to check out what we have done for our clients. We can do the same for you.
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 claim as soon as possible. Otherwise, your claim may be prejudiced. This is particularly important if your injury is serious and can potentially compensate common law claims. This video shows where you can find workers compensation claim form.
I live outside of Western Australia, is it OK to get a compensation lawyer outside WA?
If your accident happened in Western Australia, it is the best to engage a good injury compensation lawyer who ordinarily practices in Western Australia and who services of all WA.
This is particularly important for work injury claims. Foyle Legal has a team of specialist workers compensation lawyers in Perth. We met with many injured people who have engaged lawyers from outside of Western Australia, Foyle Legal’s experience is that these lawyers have not practised in many Western Australian cases, especially in workers compensation as this is a niche area and the law differs greatly from state to state.
Foyle Legal work injury lawyers use video calls and telephone calls to help legal representation for regional WA clients and clients based in NSW, Victoria, Queensland, South Australia and Northen Terriory.
Is the offer amount I received from the insurer fair?
In your claiming workplace injury in WA, the best way to assess your offer’s fairness is to consult an expert compensation lawyer in Perth, like Foyle Legal. Simple compensation payout calculators on the internet do not factor in the complexity of injury claims. Furthermore, a simple compensation payout calculator does not offer legal advice on how to improve your compensation payout.
Our expert compensation lawyers in Perth will better assess your injury because of their relevant experience working on similar claims like yours. More importantly, a good expert compensation lawyer will assist you in optimising your compensation payout.
How do I avoid getting my compensation amount reduced?
The reality is that personal injury claim process is never quick or easy. There are many reasons that injured people may get their compensation reduced. The most important factors in avoiding the reduction of compensation payout are: quality legal advice; quality evidence; and quality case management. This blog talks more about Top 3 Reasons Your Personal Injury Compensation is Reduced.
Can I sue for a workplace injury?
Unlike the no-fault worker’s compensation system, a common law claim requires injured workers to prove negligence. If you are claiming workplace injury in Perth or other WA regions, it is highly recommended that you work with a good workers compensation lawyer in Perth or your local region.
Can I claim workers comp for stress at work?
Yes. You can make a workers compensation stress claim. Stress claims are often disputed by insurers. If you have made a workers compensation claim for psychological injury at work. It is important to consult a good compensation lawyer. This article talks more about workers compensation stress claim.
When can you sue your employer for your injury?
You can sue your employer once you have elected for workers compensation common law claim. Unlike the no fault workers compensation system. To be successful in a workers compensation common law claim, you need to prove that your employer is at fault in causing your workplace injury.
If you have elected for workers compensation common law claim, contact Foyle Legal, your local workers compensation lawyers in Perth, to book your obligation free consultation. We have extensive experience in workers compensation common law firm.
What type of injury compensation claims does Foyle Legal take on?
Foyle Legal takes on all types of injury compensation claims. We will not ordinarily refuse to take on a claim because it is too small. We take on small claims like whiplash injury claims, to 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 injury compensation claims.
Our lawyers have worked on a wide range of injuries, this includes but not limited to: back injury compensation, knee injury claims, PTSD claims, shoulder injury compensation, brain injury compensation, foot and ankle injuries, hand injuries, and more.
I am concerned about my injury compensation case. What should I do?
Foyle Legal offers an obligation free initial consultation for work injury & personal injury matters if you do not proceed. If you are concerned about your injury compensation claim, give us a call on 0408 727 343. Foyle Legal has been recognised by our clients with good personal injury lawyer reviews and no win no fee lawyer reviews as one of the most highly recommended personal injury law firms and we service clients through all of Western Australia (WA).
Do workers compensation lawyers in Perth offer telephone or video consultation?
Not all compensation lawyers offer telephone consultation but Foyle Legal, your local personal injury and workers compensation lawyers in 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 claim as long as you meet the “worker” definition. 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 workers compensation in WA.
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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.
Does Foyle Legal provide Legal Representation to surrounding areas of Perth?
Yes. Foyle Legal, Perth based no win no fee lawyers, extends legal presentation to Perth’s surrounding areas. Foyle Legal has clients in Avon Valley, North Coast & Valleys, Peel areas, Perth Hills, Rottnest Island, and Swan Valley.
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.
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