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The Facts about Thomas Wright’s Workplace Injury and Settlement Process

Thomas Wright, a delivery driver, was involved in a workplace incident at Sunnybank Plaza, Sunnybank, where he sustained shoulder injuries while handling cold shipment goods. During his routine duties, he was pulling loaded crates towards himself to load onto a trolley when the injury occurred.

The Claim Process on Thomas Wright's Workplace Injury


Notify your employer of your work-related injury

It is crucial to notify your employer about the work-related injury as soon as possible. The next formal step is to complete an Incident Report with your employer.


See a GP and obtain a Workers' Compensation Medical Certificate.

See a doctor to check your work-related injury and obtain a Workers’ Compensation Medical Certificate. If your employer sends you to their doctor, consider also seeing your own GP.


Lodge an application for WorkCover claim online

The doctor who sees you may lodge a workers compensation claim on your behalf. If this doesn’t happen, head to the WorkSafe website and lodge an online application for WorkCover claims.


Provide medical and compensation application to the employer.

After obtaining your Workers’ Compensation Medical Certificate and lodging your application for a WorkCover claim, WorkCover will send copies of these to your employer.


Case settled or court proceedings

Thomas accepted the defendant’s written final offer, concluding the case without further disputes.

The Outcome of Thomas Wright’s Workplace Injury

Settlement Details: Settled for $103,075.50, inclusive of a WCQ refund, effectively compensating for the injuries sustained.

Closing Remarks: This case highlights the importance of proper safety procedures and ergonomics in the workplace to prevent similar incidents. It also underscores the need for timely legal and medical intervention to ensure fair compensation for injured workers.

Been injured? It’s your right to claim, ask us if you need help. Carter Capner Law offers No Win. No Fee. for most injury compensation cases that it takes on, including:

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In some cases like medical negligence, we ask our client to meet the case expenses – but in many cases, we still take the financial risk of investing thousands of hours of expert professional work to ensure the claim’s success.

Disclaimer: Names have been change to protect the identity of our client. The image depicted is not of our client.

Govinda Le Guinio

Senior Associate

Govinda is an expert in motor accident and workplace injury compensation. Call today to discuss your injury compensation issue.

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