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Fill out our easy and straightforward claim check form by providing your personal details. Briefly describe your legal needs and the situation you’re facing. This information will help us better understand your case.

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Our legal team will carefully review the details you provided in the form. Expect a prompt communication from us, either through a phone call or email, seeking any additional information required for a thorough assessment.

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Upon confirming the viability of your case for a legal claim, we will coordinate with you to arrange a formal meeting. This meeting, scheduled at your convenience, will allow us to discuss your case in detail and outline the necessary steps for proceeding with the legal action.


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“From the very beginning, Tim and Maddison took care of my case and went above and beyond to help me in every way possible. When I met Tim, I immediately felt at ease and as if I had known him for years. Maddy was a great support for Tim and they are a great team to have representing you. Prime injury lawyers was always warm, welcoming and made be feel like I was family, and I am truly thankful for that.

Elaine Whateley


“I was very fortunate to have been referred to Tim resulting in a successful claim. Tim is extremely experienced, knowledgeable and created a positive atmosphere in all our meetings. This gave me great confidence along the journey and as mentioned resulted in a successful claim. I have no hesitation to recommend Prime Injury Lawyers and in particular Tim Jackson if anyone has a need for a good and capable legal representation.”

Praba Karan


“John from prime has been excellent and very understanding of my circumstances. When I first had an appointment with John and told him I was in a wheelchair and unwell he didn’t hesitate to make a trip to my home for our first consultation. He was very professional and Very understanding of my needs and was happy to make the process easy for me to understand. I would recommend anyone that needs legal advice to contact Prime Lawyers.”

Jude Rainsford


Frequently Asked questions

  • What is workers’ compensation?

    Workers’ compensation is an insurance scheme that provides support for workers with a work-related injury or illness. It also covers people injured at work even if your employer doesn’t have insurance.

  • Am I entitled to workers’ compensation?

    If you have suffered a physical or mental injury at work you are entitled to claim WorkCover, this is regardless if you are a casual, full time or part time employee.

  • What injuries are covered by WorkCover?

    Your injury or illness must be work-related. Injuries typically covered include:

    • Distinct injuries suffered at work or injuries which may have occurred over time.
    • An aggravation, deterioration, acceleration and exacerbation of a pre-existing injury or disease
    • Psychological and mental health injuries
    • Hearing loss

    Start your free online claim check to find out whether you have a work injury claim or book an appointment to speak to our lawyers directly by clicking this link

  • What do I need to do if I’m injured at work and want to claim workers’ compensation?

    Any work-related injury or illness should be reported to your employer within 30 days and you should submit your Workcover Claim Form within 30 days as well.

    If it has been more than 30 days since becoming aware of your work-related injury or illness, we recommend that you contact us immediately for some free legal advice.

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  • How do I lodge a claim?

    You must lodge a Work Injury Claim Form on your employer to commence the claims process. This should be done as soon as practicable after you have suffered your injury. The insurer must provide a written response either accepting or rejecting your claim within 28 days after it receives the Work Injury Claim form.

    If you require assistance with your claim, including completing your Work Injury Claim Form or disputing a decision, contact us for some free legal advice.

  • Will I receive my full pay if I am unable to work?

    The following table sets out the weekly payments of compensation you may be entitled to if your claim is accepted:

    Entitlement Period Work Capacity Entitlement
    0-13 weeks No current work capacity 95% of your weekly earnings up to $2,590
    Current work capacity 95% of your weekly earnings less what you are currently earning
    14-130 weeks No current work capacity 80% of your weekly earnings up to $2,590
    Current work capacity 80% of your weekly earnings less what you are currently earning
    After 130 weeks No current work capacity indefinitely 80% of your weekly earnings up to $2,590
    After 130 weeks – worker has returned for at least 15 hours per week and has current weekly earnings of at least $199 Current work capacity – is working at full capacity indefinitely 80% of your weekly earnings less what you are currently earning
  • What about superannuation payments?

    If you are injured on or after 5 April 2010, you will receive superannuation payments after 52 weeks of Workcover weekly payments.

  • How long does a claim normally take?

    Your claim once lodged must be accepted or rejected within 28 days. If your claim includes a mental health injury, you may be entitled to some payments and treatment regardless of the decision.

  • What do I do if my claim is denied?

    If your claim is denied, you have 60 days within which to dispute Insurer’s decision. In these circumstances contact us for free legal advice.

  • What should I do if I am contacted by an investigator?

    If you are contacted by an insurance investigator, you are not under any obligation to speak to the investigator or provide a statement. We suggest you contact our office before providing any statement.

  • Do I need a lawyer now?

    Just like medical treatment, the earlier the intervention the better. We at Prime Injury Lawyers understand that claims can be complicated, and it is important that you understand your rights and entitlements.

    We are also proud to offer a free service to help you fill out and lodge your claim form for no charge.

    Having Prime Injury Lawyers by your side will give you piece of mind knowing that we will fight hard to make sure your claim is accepted and that you will receive the entitlements and compensation you deserve. Feel free to contact us for assistance.

  • Are there any other entitlements I may access under WorkCover?

    In addition to weekly payments and medical and like expenses, you may also be entitled to:

    • A lump sum compensation for your permanent impairment; and
    • Compensation for pain and suffering and loss of wages.

    To find our whether you may be able to access these entitlements, start your free online check or contact us for some free legal advice.

    If you are ready to speak to us today, book an appointment now with this link

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