What Are My Rights If I Am Injured Working from Home?

Covid-19 has seen more and more Australian businesses move to work from home. The sudden spike in remote working has resulted in many changes in how businesses operate. This, of course, has implications on things such as legal responsibilities and insurance coverage. Workers are entitled to compensation if injured at work, but what about injuries at the home office? The new normal may have you asking, “what are my rights if I am injured working from home?”Employer obligationsThe Workplace Health …

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Lawyer, Solicitor, Barrister, Attorney – What’s the Difference and Which Do I Need?

What is the difference between a lawyer, a solicitor, a barrister and an attorney? Which one of these should you call when you need legal help? We understand these terms may seem confusing to the average person, but fear not! In this article, we’ll go over what the difference is and which one you need depending on your situation. We’ll also go over what these titles entail in Australia’s common law system and what duties fall underneath each member of …

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Doyles Recommended Medical Negligence Lawyer

Once again Senior Personal Injury Lawyer Olamide Kowalik has been recognised by the Doyles Guide to be a recommended plaintiff-focused ‘Queensland Medical Negligence & Malpractice Compensation Lawyer’. Olamide heads up the medical negligence compensation team at Revolution Law and it is a privilege to have such a competent justice fighter whose legal expertise and abilities has been recognised by the state’s defendant insurance lawyers.Medical Negligence Claims are notoriously difficult and complicated. Such a claim can be made when a medical provider breaches their duty of …

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Lump Sum Offer WorkCover Claim. To Accept or Reject.

Do not accept your offer until you have spoken to one of our LawyersThere is no point taking a risk on your future when you can get free legal advice from an expert. We will explain your risks, your options and you entitlement. If it’s in your best interest, we will act. If not then we will let you know. If we further investigate your matter for you, then no matter what happens if you do accept WorkCover’s Lump Sum …

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Back Injury Workers Compensation

A back injury is not only painful it can have drastic impacts on the quality of your life. Such injuries can impact your workplace productivity and future employment capabilities and prospects. Back injuries can include but are not limited to sprains and strains, bulging discs, slipped discs, fractured vertebrae, tailbone injuries and whiplash.Most commonly back injuries occur at work due to:Insufficient trainingImproper lifting techniquesLifting of heavy loadsCutting corners due to time constraintsOverexertion from lifting, carrying and throwingIf you have obtained …

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What is Whiplash?

What is Whiplash?Whiplash is a non-medical term used to describe neck pain which has resulted from a soft tissue injury to the neck. It is a common injury that is caused by a traumatic incident such as a rear end car accident, where in the neck is extended beyond its typical range of motion causing an abrupt forward backward movement to the spine. This form of injury can cause significant pain and disability.Whiplash Symptoms and DiagnosisSymptoms of whiplash can include …

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How are Fees for my Personal Injury Claim charged?

We are focused on ensuring that our clients get the best value in their personal injury claim, while still maintaining the costs of running a sustainable practice. If you have ever wondered about how Law Firm’s charge fees for their personal injury claims then read on. Hourly FeesOur staff members are classified under different titles depending on their skills set and experience.  For meetings, conferences and phone calls our staff each have a different hourly rate dependent on their role. We …

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Insurers Scaremongering Queenslanders blaming Lawyers for Premium rises

The Queensland Law Society shared the following article late last year. We have dug it up to give it the re-share it deserves. Insurers consistently blaming personal injury lawyers is an ongoing and very weak debate which all comes back to the insurers wanting their mega profits to be multi-mega profits.  Queensland’s current CTP scheme runs laps around those from other states and we are strong advocates for it to continue on as is. We have the experience and privileged …

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Compensation Payouts for Motor Vehicle Accident Claims.

If you have been injured in a car accident and you are wondering about compensation and monetary payouts then read on to find out the answers to the questions you are really asking.Can I make a compensation claim after a car accident?If you have been injured in an accident of which you are not at fault for then the answer is yes. Injuries can include anything from whiplash, broken bones and paralysis.   It doesn’t matter if you are the …

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What is a Statutory Claim Vrs Common Law Claim for Work Injury Compensation Matters.

Many workers are confused when it comes to their rights in a work place accident and understanding that there are two types of claims that can occur in a Workers Compensation matter.The first claim that you will make if you have been injured at work or on your way to work is called a Statutory Claim. This claim is started when you fill in an application and lodge it with WorkCover or your employer’s self-insurer. It is more than likely your …

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