If you have an accident at work and receive a permanent injury, you may be able to bring a work injury damages claim against your employer.
In NSW, negligence claims are restricted to injured workers who have suffered a minimum 15% whole person impairment.
At Taylor & Scott, every injured worker’s claim is carefully reviewed to determine if they are entitled to receive a lump sum payment for any permanent injury that they sustain.
Sometimes injuries initially might be below the threshold of 15% whole person impairment. Often we find that worker’s injuries deteriorate over time, e.g. a worker injures their knee and eventually requires a knee replacement. This subsequent surgery would put the worker over the 15% threshold. Again, a worker suffers a back injury and subsequently requires a spinal fusion. This subsequent surgery would again put the worker over the 15% whole person impairment threshold.
Work injury damages claims are all about financial loss. In a work injury damages claim, an award is made for the financial loss suffered by the injured worker, both past, present and future losses.
If you believe you have a permanent injury and are suffering financially, please contact the work injury damages specialists here at Taylor & Scott. All claims are run on a no-win/no-pay basis which means if you don’t win, we don’t get paid. This is our Guarantee to you.