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Work Related Injury Claims

Work Related Injury Claims

WorkCover and Workers Compensation Claims, Adelaide

Nick Xenophon and Co. Lawyers is dedicated to helping those who have WorkCover or workers compensation claims. Based right here in Adelaide, our team of WorkCover lawyers are experts in workers compensation matters, including Return to Work SA, WorkCover SA, and Comcare for work related injuries.

    • 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 answered yes to any of these questions, it is more than likely that you can be compensated under the Return to Work SA Scheme, which replaced the WorkCover SA Scheme on 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 can be trusted to provide you with a WorkCover or workers compensation lawyer who will guide you and ensure that your rights are explained to you in an uncomplicated way. You may be entitled to compensation for loss of income, medical expenses, and a variety of other components, all of which your workers compensation lawyer will be 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 your injuries.

Workers compensation claims in Adelaide can take time to resolve, but with a reputable WorkCover lawyer by your side, there is no need to stress. You can rest assured that your interests and rights are our main priority. Here at Nick Xenophon and Co. Lawyers, we believe in developing strong relationships with each of our clients, from our first meeting until your case is finalised, providing you with the highest levels of personal care and professional service. Let us take care of your claim so you can focus 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.

Starting 1 July 2015, the WorkCover SA scheme was replaced with the new Return to Work SA scheme. This further changed 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 WorkCover or Workers Compensation Claim Consultation is FREE

Some people think it might be expensive to have a workers compensation lawyer represent them. However, it could cost you a lot more in terms of money, time, stress, and the level of medical care you receive if you do not have an accident lawyer on your side. As WorkCover and workers compensation claims experts, we can take control and manage the process for you, fighting to protect your rights and ensuring that 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.

At Nick Xenophon and Co. Lawyers in Adelaide, we are focused on providing you with the best possible expert advice and helping you to receive the maximum possible compensation and entitlements. Call us now to discuss your WorkCover or workers compensation matter on a no obligation basis. You have nothing to lose and everything to gain. Remember, your first consultation with a WorkCover lawyer is free!

For a lawyer in Adelaide that you can depend on, look no further than Nick Xenophon and Co. Lawyers.

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