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Work Related Injury Claims

Work Related Injury Claims

Workplace Accidents and Workers Compensation Claims in South Australia
– Return to Work SA, WorkCover SA and Comcare for Work Related Injury

    • Have you been injured at work?
    • Have you suffered an injury because of work?
    • Have you contracted an illness caused by your work?

If you have said yes to any of these questions, it is more than likely you can be compensated under the Return to Work SA Scheme which will replace the WorkCover SA Scheme from 1 July 2015. If you are working for a large employer, then you may be covered under the Federal workers compensation scheme, known as Comcare.

Adelaide Lawyers fighting for Workers’ Entitlements

Nick Xenophon and Co. Lawyers is one of South Australia’s leading workers compensation and personal injury law firms. With over 30 years experience and a solid track record of wins for our clients, we provide market leading expert legal advice to achieve the maximum settlement for your work related injury claim, ensuring that that you are properly compensated for your injuries and as importantly have access the most effective medical rehabilitation treatments available and employment re-training if required.

We will guide you and ensure that your rights are explained to you in an uncomplicated way. You are entitled to be compensated for loss of income, medical expenses and a variety of other components which we are more than happy to discuss with you. You may also be able to claim for pain and suffering depending on the nature and severity of the injuries.

These claims can take time to resolve but with us helping you, there is no need to stress and you can feel confident that your interests and rights are our main priority. We believe in developing strong relationships with each of our clients, from our first meeting until your case is finalised and providing you with the highest levels of personal care and professional service. While we are looking after your claim, you can be focussing on your recovery.

New Legislation changes for Work Related Injury Victims

Compensation, entitlements and claims processes for injured workers have undergone a number of changes in recent years and we understand how frustrating and stressful this can be. You can rest assured that Nick Xenophon and Co. Lawyers have the specialist knowledge and experience in dealing with these changes so that you receive the best possible advice and outcomes.

The WorkCover SA scheme will be replaced with a new Return to Work SA scheme on 1 July 2015. This will further change the compensation and entitlements for work injury victims. While the previous WorkCover SA scheme will still apply for all victims injured prior to 1st July 2015, there will be transitional arrangements which may affect future entitlements for previously injured workers.

The Return to Work SA scheme will provide personalised and evidence-based treatment, care and support to people who have been injured at work, for limited time periods including:

  • income support to cover your loss of wages
  • reasonable medical treatment and care
  • return to work services like job placement and retraining.

People with serious work related injuries will be provided with income support to retirement and lifetime care and support.

Please contact Nick Xenophon and Co. Lawyers and let us help you through this often confusing and complicated work related injury legal system, so that you can focus on your health and rehabilitation without the added stress.

Your First Work Related Injury Claim Consultation is FREE

Some people think it may be expensive to have a lawyer represent them. However, it could cost you a lot more in money, time, stress and the level of medical care you receive, if you do not have an expert on your side, who can take control and manage the process for you, fighting to protect your rights and ensuring you receive your full entitlements and maximum compensation available.

To give you piece of mind about engaging our services and show you how we can help, your first consultation with one of our expert personal injury lawyers is absolutely FREE!

NO COSTS until your Case is Finalised

At a time when you need to get better, the last thing you need is to worry about money. At Nick Xenophon and Co. Lawyers there is no need to worry about up-front costs. We do not get paid until your case is finalised and you have received your compensation. We can also help you pay for any out-of-pocket expenses along the way.


To give you further peace of mind, we can also work on an arrangement of NO WIN – NO FEE! for matters relating to personal injury (some conditions apply – see FAQ “How does No Win–No Fee work” for more information).

Our ‘No Win-No Fee’ policy allows you to pursue compensation with expert legal representation that may otherwise be unaffordable and gives you access to the legal system irrespective of your financial situation. You are encouraged to speak with Nick Xenophon and Co. Lawyers to discuss a ‘no win no fee’ arrangement. So don’t let the thought of legal costs be of concern for you.  We are here to ensure that you receive best possible expert advice and maximum possible compensation and entitlements in an arrangement that you can afford.

Call us now to talk about your work related injury matter on a no obligation basis.

You have nothing to lose and everything to gain.

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