Accidents at Work - WorkCover

Injured at Work

If you have been injured in the course of employment you may be entitled to compensation from WorkCover. Even if it was your fault, you might still be entitled to compensation such as:

  • weekly payments for loss of wages
  • medical, rehabilitation, travel and associated expenses
  • a lump sum payment for permanent impairment
  • compensation for pain and suffering and lost earning capacity subject to proving you have suffered a serious injury and the injury was caused by the negligence of another person.

Telephone Justin Burke Lawyers on 5331 1122 to arrange a no obligation appointment to discuss a possible claim.

Accidents as a result of the driving of a motor vehicle - TAC

TAC Claims

If you have been injured in a transport accident in Victoria or an accident involving a Victorian registered motor vehicle, you may be entitled to compensation from Transport Accident Commission (TAC) such as:

  • loss of wages or loss of earning capacity
  • medical expenses
  • travel and home help expenses
  • compensation for some permanent injuries
  • compensation for pain and suffering and lost earning capacity if the accident was caused by another person

Telephone Justin Burke Lawyers on 5331 1122 to arrange a no obligation appointment to discuss a possible claim.

Negligence Claims

 Negligence Claims

If your injury was caused as a result of someone’s failure to exercise reasonable care, you may have the right to claim compensation for pain and suffering, medical expenses and lost wages.

There is a 3 year time limit to commence most claims of this type, with some exceptions depending on whether you were a child at the time of injury, when you first became aware that negligence caused your injury, etc. Sometimes a court will allow an extension of time to commence a claim.

Telephone Justin Burke Lawyers on 5331 1122 to arrange a no obligation appointment to discuss a possible claim.

Exposure to Asbestos

Exposure to Asbestos

If you have been exposed to asbestos and diagnosed with an asbestos related condition, you may be entitled to compensation.

To enquire about possible compensation claim for exposure to asbestos, telephone Justin Burke Lawyers on 5331 1122 to arrange a no obligation appointment.

Faulty Products

Faulty Products

If you were injured by a faulty or unsafe product you may be entitled to compensation, including:

  • Pain and suffering damages
  • Loss of earnings
  • Medical expenses

Telephone Justin Burke Lawyers on 5331 1122 to arrange a no obligation appointment to discuss a possible claim.

If the faulty product can be conveniently and safely brought with you to your first appointment, bring the product with you and invoices and receipts as proof of purchase.

Acts of Violence - Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal

 Acts of Violence – Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal

Compensation for Victims of Crime in Victoria can include:

  • Special financial assistance (a maximum of $10,000.00)
  • Counselling
  • Payment of medical expenses, ambulance expenses, etc
  • Loss of earnings
  • Loss/damage to clothing
  • Safety-related expenses
  • Funeral expenses

For assistance in your application to the Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal, telephone 5331 1122 to arrange an appointment with Justin Burke Lawyers

What will it cost?

  • You do not have to pay anything
  • Legal work associated with your claim will be paid by the Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal