Category: Workers Compensation
Hall Payne successful in obtaining critical evidence to support victim of workplace bullying
Hall Payne Lawyers recently represented a worker in a workplace bullying case in the Administrative Appeals Tribunal. We were successful in obtaining certain employment records of supervisors who allegedly bullied the applicant at work.
WorkCover Tasmania - your plain English guide to workers compensation
Making a workers’ compensation claim can be a confusing process, especially if you’ve never done it before. But it’s also a very important step to take to ensure your rights are protected in the unfortunate event you are injured at work in Tasmania.
Win for emergency workers with PTSD claims in the NT
The NT Parliament is proposing to introduce laws which will mean dedicated emergency services workers, such as paramedics, firefighters and police, will have any compensation claims, lodged with the necessary supporting medical evidence, for PTSD relating to their work, automatically accepted.
I injured myself at work but my employer does not have insurance
Injured at work in Tasmania? You're entitled workers compensation. If your employer has no workers compensation insurance however, there are still some protections for workers.
Hall Payne objects to reliance on insurer’s medical evidence and secures worker’s entitlement
Work related injuries are an all-too-common occurrence in Australian workplaces. One may assume that a fair and equitable workers compensation scheme would assist injured workers during their period of recovery,…
$585,000 Pricey Punch: Queensland District Court Award Damages to Victim of Workplace Assault
Jamie Colwell was employed by Top Cut Foods as a knife hand/butcher. On 20 January 2014, he was assaulted by a fellow worker, Parks, which caused him to sustain a…
Hall Payne secure workplace injury entitlements for Northern Territory worker
Workers compensation claims are rarely black and white. Clients regularly seek our assistance because their workers compensation claim has been rejected or they have not received their full entitlements. This…
Have a rejected workers’ compensation claim? – You need some legal advice!
The recent decision in Pryszlak v. Workers’ compensation Regulator highlights the need for injured workers’ to obtain sound legal advice from an expert workers compensation lawyer.
Smith’s liable for compensation for multiple injuries as HPL client wins against snackfood giant
Our client sought compensation for multiple injuries sustained at work after being crushed by an automated-robotic arm. Smith’s claimed that a latent defect was responsible and denied liability. This was…