WorkCover Independent Review Office (WIRO) has established the Independent Legal Assistance and Review Service (ILARS). This service provides access to free, independent legal advice to injured workers, through the provision of a grant, where there is a disagreement with insurers regarding entitlements. Waker Law Group are approved by WIRO, we make sure injured workers have … Continue reading WorkCover Independent Review Office – WIRO Lawyers
If you are a pedestrian and been injured by a motor vehicle accident you need to make sure that your claim for personal injury compensation is handled by someone who has extensive experience in this area of the law. Steve Walker, the founder of Walker Law Group, is an Accredited Specialist in Personal Injury Law … Continue reading Pedestrian injury accident compensation
Personal injury compensation Claims – Because workplace and car accident injuries are so common, the government has passed special legislation providing for their insurance and compensation. However people get injured in many other situations. In these cases the common law of negligence provides for personal injury compensation. The law of negligence defines the degree of care that … Continue reading Personal injury compensation Claims
The Minister for Finance & Services announced on 26 June 2014 that he proposed to introduce five enhancements to benefits for injured workers and these would be introduced by an amendment to the Workers Compensation Regulation 2010. The amendment to the Regulation was gazetted on 3 September 2014. The five changes apply only to injured workers … Continue reading Changes to benefits for injured workers effective on 1 September 2014
Slips & Falls in A licensed Premises, Can I Make a Claim? I slipped in a club where a drink had been spilt and broke my wrist – I have had surgery and now have pins in my wrists, can I make a claim against the club for slip & fall compensation? Can Walker Law … Continue reading Slips & Falls in A licensed Premises, Can I Make a Claim?
Road transport accidents in New South Wales Compensation Lawyers Sydney In 2013, 1,193 people died as a result of road traffic accidents in Australia. A further 18 people had a road traffic accident contribute to, but not directly cause, their death. Half (51%) of all people who died in road traffic accidents were occupants of … Continue reading Road transport accidents in New South Wales
Personal Injury Compensation – I was involved in a car accident 3 weeks ago and at the time felt fine. However I have now developed a really sore and stiff neck and think that I may have whiplash. Is it too late to claim compensation for this? It is not too late to make a … Continue reading Motor Vehicle Accidents and Personal Injury Compensation
Motor Vehicle Accidents Statistics for Northern Beaches – Transport for New South Wales latest report on motor vehicle accidents for the year ended 2012 showed a total of 695 car crashes in the Manly and Northern Beaches area which included 2 fatalities. In many instances people injured in a motor vehicle accident will represent themselves in … Continue reading Motor Vehicle Accidents Statistics for Northern Beaches
Hit and Run Vitctim Compensation Claims Sydney, What are the Statistics? The main victims of hit and run accidents on New South Wales roads are pedestrians. The Motor Accidents Authority of New South Wales treats pedestrians as a high priority group of road users with people over the age of 60 accounting for 23% of … Continue reading Hit and Run Victims Compensation Claims Sydney
Workcover Laywers – The Big Firms Are Big on Promises. Talk to Us: Results, not Talk If you have been injured at work there a number of steps you can take to maximise your workcover compensation payout. Step 1 – Follow the reporting procedure It is important that you report the injury to your employer as … Continue reading What can I do to maximise the amount of my workcover compensation payout?