Australia Law

Have Australian law questions? Ask a lawyer now.

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Australia Law Questions
My partner has been in workcover through EML for nearly 12
My partner has been in workcover through EML for nearly 12 months.... his claim was accepted as severe carpal tunnel and he has had 4 operations, both wrists and both elbows so far...... with still no… read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
18,693 satisfied customers
Do i have to let workcover know i am going overseas, Plus i
do i have to let workcover know i am going overseas, Plus i havent had surgery yet, and have been waiting for 8 weeks… read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
18,693 satisfied customers
I don't think my employer has sent in his paperwork. I was
My name is***** don't think my employer has sent in his paperwork. I was injured on 09/02/2019 and still don't know who my case manager is or if I'm being paid by Allianz. … read more
Daniel
Daniel
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree / Graduate Diploma
7,501 satisfied customers
Not sure if you can assist me. My son had a workplace injury
hi here. not sure if you can assist me. My son had a workplace injury a few months back. He's a carpentar and only 24. He damaged 4 disks in his back. Last week he missed a work related meeting to do … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
18,693 satisfied customers
Nsw. I was hurt at work in 2004 and had workcover assistance
I was hurt at work in 2004 and had workcover assistance till Christmas 2017 and now have been told I need surgery on my back as my pain and mobility are decreasing and I was told that by a case manager that there is no more money for my surgery … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
18,693 satisfied customers
I wish to lodge a formal complaint about how my WorkCover
I wish to lodge a formal complaint about how my WorkCover matter has been handled … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,717 satisfied customers
I was assaulted in January 2015, carrying out my role as a
I was assaulted in January 2015, carrying out my role as a franchisee for Appliance Rental Franchisor. I have suffered PTSD and have permanent damage to my eye / vision and will be soon undergoing my … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
18,693 satisfied customers
Im been cleared by my GP for a return to work,after a shoulder
Im been cleared by my GP for a return to work,after a shoulder injury that was work-done and surgery required... My employers today offered me a 4 hour shift one day a fortnight and pre-injury I was d… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,717 satisfied customers
Hi, I had a workplace accident wich cause me to require laser
Hi, I had a workplace accident wich cause me to require laser surgery on my eye, a workcover qld evaluation of my eye and the eye surgen told me there is a chance my lense is deteriorating but it will… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,717 satisfied customers
My name isXXXXX and I worked at river port engineering
My name isXXXXX and I worked at river port engineering and hydraulics until Saturday when I told boss I needed surgery on my back and he said no other duties were available and that I would have to re… read more
Daniel
Daniel
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree / Graduate Diploma
7,501 satisfied customers
Hi there, I recently had cataract surgery left eye with Personal
Hi there, I recently had cataract surgery left eye with Personal Eyes which was not successful so they did the same surgery on my right eye which has improved my vision somewhat from the original outc… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Solicitor - Admitted 2005
Master
14,361 satisfied customers
my husband injured his back on a client site early last yea
Hi, my husband injured his back on a client site at the beginning of last year - he neither reported this to teh client or his own employer at the time. He is an electirican, who services professional… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,717 satisfied customers
I had a relationship with a guy of 4 yrs - we were engaged
I had a relationship with a guy of 4 yrs - we were engaged for 16mths. He hurt his back whilst we were having sex on Valetines Day and went to work the next day and claimed it on workcover. That playe… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Solicitor - Admitted 2005
Master
14,361 satisfied customers
my husband was injured in work place accident in 2006, he was
my husband was injured in work place accident in 2006, he was employed by a Victorian company but was working on a job site in NSW at the time. As a result of the accident he ended up having a complet… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Solicitor - Admitted 2005
Master
14,361 satisfied customers
As your answer confirms that my Workcover claim for my oriiginal
As your answer confirms that my Workcover claim for my oriiginal left shoulder injury has been terminated can you please clarify for me my status regarding my work contract. A new contract was offered… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Solicitor - Admitted 2005
Master
14,361 satisfied customers
I was injured whilst on a work Christmas breakup 9 months ago.
I was injured whilst on a work Christmas breakup 9 months ago. I have had 3 hospital stays. Finally surgery last month whereby I had 2 discs removed and the vertabras fused. Have limited feeling in ri… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,717 satisfied customers
HI my question is im going through a defacto separation
HI my question is im going through a defacto separation i was wondering we both work she earns twice what i do can she claim any of my future compensation payout from workcover or ctp i have a current… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Solicitor - Admitted 2005
Master
14,361 satisfied customers
Hello, after working for Local Government since 1995 I had
Hello, after working for Local Government since 1995 I had a workcover claim from 2005, after treatment by my employer,which has left an ongoing psychological legacy, as well as an immense effect upon… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,717 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

It worked great. I had the facts and I presented them to my ex-landlord and she folded and returned my deposit. The 50 bucks I spent with you solved my problem.

TonyApopka, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Deborah Awyzio

Deborah Awyzio

Solicitor

863 satisfied customers

Bachelor of Laws (QUT), BIT (QUT), Family Law Accredited Specialist, over 12 years experience

Sean

Sean

Experienced lawyer

855 satisfied customers

Law degree with 1st class honours from Australian National University.

Darren Kruse

Darren Kruse

Solicitor

16 satisfied customers

Practising in in Personal Injury, Workcover, Civil Disputes, Family, Wills and Estates and Criminal law.

Leon

Leon

Solicitor

32,717 satisfied customers

BEc Dip Ed, Dip Law (SAB) MTax (UNSW)

John Melis

John Melis

Lawyer

18,693 satisfied customers

Family Law, Commercial Law, Property law, Probate & Wills, Employment Law, International Law, Criminal and Traffic Law, Litigation Tribunal & Courts

Daniel

Daniel

Solicitor

7,501 satisfied customers

Bachelor of Laws (dist) Graduate Diploma in Legal Practise. Admitted NSW Supreme Court / High Court

Patrick H.

Patrick H.

Lawyer

5,422 satisfied customers

Dip Law LPAB - Sydney based lawyer

< Previous | Next >

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x