Construction Workers’ Compensation in Queensland

Compensation Lawyers in Brisbane, Gold Coast & South East Queensland

As workers’ compensation lawyers in Queensland, our specialty is to make sure people get the money they deserve when they’re hurt at work, especially healthcare workers.

We know that getting hurt on the job can mess things up and be stressful. That’s why our goal is to make the process a lot easier for you and get you the compensation you deserve.

Don’t worry about upfront fees. We won’t charge you anything unless we win your case.

So if you want to get that maximum compensation you deserve, reach out to us now to set up a private chat with one of our experienced workers’ compensation lawyers.

What injuries can construction workers make a compensation claim for?

Construction workers can make compensation claims for a wide range of injuries. Essentially, if the damage is a result of your work activities and it happened on the job, or from sudden accidents on the site, or they are injuries that develop over time due to the nature of the work, they are eligible for a compensation claim.

Below are some examples:

If you’re a construction worker and you’ve experienced any injuries due to work, talk to our workers’ compensation lawyers so you can understand your rights and options.

How much compensation can construction workers get?

The amount of compensation that construction workers can receive varies widely and depends on several factors including:

The amount will vary depending on your pre-injury average weekly earnings (PIAWE) and the extent of your symptoms.

Workers’ compensation generally covers medical expenses, lost wages, and in some cases, disability benefits, which is why it’s crucial to work with a compensation lawyer so you can get the maximum benefits you deserve.

Why Work with a Compensation Lawyer?

Injuries may hinder your ability to work but it shouldn’t deprive you of living a fulfilling life. However, to sustain your livelihood and receive necessary treatment, it’s crucial to afford the means to do so.

Working with really great worker’s compensation lawyers can help you do that.
Here’s why:


Navigating any injury compensation claim can be challenging, especially with whiplash injuries. The success of your claim hinges on various factors, including the specific legal requirements of such claims.

Our team is dedicated to assisting you in fulfilling these requirements and ensuring that your claim is filed within the appropriate time frames.


Our expert construction work injury claim lawyers will not only help you file your claims but also ensure that you understand all of your available options.

We can assess your compensation entitlements and guide you on the necessary steps to secure them. We’ll give you accurate information and empower you to make informed decisions


Our commitment lies in ensuring that our clients receive what they rightfully deserve. We’ll work closely with you at every stage of the process, enabling you to get your compensation and focus on your recovery.

Also, we strictly operate on a no-win, no-fee basis. If your claim is unsuccessful, you are not obligated to pay us anything.

Frequently Asked Questions About Compensation For Construction Workers

Yes, in most cases, you can still qualify for compensation even if the injury was partly your fault. Workers’ compensation is designed to cover injuries that happen on the job, regardless of who is at fault. However, there might be exceptions if your actions were grossly negligent or involved substance abuse.

It’s important to report your injury as soon as possible. Reporting timelines vary by jurisdiction, but generally, the sooner you report, the smoother the claims process. Delays in reporting could lead to complications or even denials of your claim.

In Queensland, Australia, the workers’ compensation system allows you to choose your own doctor for treatment in most cases. However, sometimes, you might need to see a doctor chosen by your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance.

It’s against the law for your employer to retaliate or fire you for filing a legitimate workers’ compensation claim. If you face any retaliation, contact us.

We act strictly on a no win, no fee guarantee basis. This means that if you do not receive compensation for your accident claim, we will not be charging any legal fees or outlays and hence you will not be at a loss. Whether you have had an accident at work, you’ve been involved in a car accident or you have some other type of compensation claim, we can assess claim and if we believe that there is a viable chance that we can achieve a successful result in your claim, we will take on your case. Unlike other compensation law firms who run motor vehicle accident claims, work accident claims or other compensation claims we will also not require recovery of outlays that have been paid by the firm in the event your compensation claim is not successful. Hence, our no win, no fee guarantee.

Employers are generally required to have workers’ compensation insurance. If your employer doesn’t have coverage, you might still be able to seek compensation through other channels, like state funds or legal actions.

Workers’ compensation typically doesn’t cover pain and suffering. It primarily covers medical expenses, lost wages, and disability benefits. However, if your injury was caused by someone other than your employer or a co-worker, you might have grounds for a separate personal injury lawsuit that could include pain and suffering compensation.

If your claim is denied, you have the right to appeal the decision. Talk to us so we can guide you through the appeals process and ensure your rights are protected.