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Plaintiff lawyer resources

WorkCover Queensland works with plaintiff lawyers to resolve common law claims for the most appropriate amount at the earliest possible opportunity. It's important all parties work together and keep the communication channels open to achieve a timely resolution in the best interest of all stakeholders.

Wherever possible, all parties should encourage and support the worker to remain at work or return to work as soon as possible.

Useful links:

Common Law and Rehabilitation and Return to Work Policy

Common Law Disclosure Policy

Common Law Joint Liability Protocol

Common Law Limitation Period Policy

Common Law Over Period of Time Injuries Policy

Common Law Unassessed Injuries

Assessment for the Degree of Permanent Impairment

Making common law claims – injuries between 15 October 2013 and 30 January 2015

Last updated
09 November 2015

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