Our regular blogs dive into topics relating to personal injury law and workplace claims. You can find information and updates on WorkCover WA, motor vehicle accident claims, sexual harassment and bullying, workers’ compensation claims and more.

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Am I Covered by Workers' Compensation in WA When Traveling to and from Work?

For any worker or employee who has to commute or drive to and from work, one question they might ask concerning their safety would be: Am I covered by workers' compensation to and from work?

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

The #MeToo social media campaign has highlighted the prevalence of sexual harassment, in particular in the workplace. Sexual Harassment in the Workplace is never acceptable, and employees in Perth.

Claiming Workers' Compensation for Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Get the Facts about claiming Workers' Compensation for the Cornavirus (COVID-19).

Failure to Report Your Injury at the Earliest Opportunity

One of the easiest ways to compromise your workers’ compensation claim is to fail to report the accident when it happens. In our experience most people don’t report the accident because they...

Stress in the Workplace

In Western Australia you can be compensated if you suffer from depression, anxiety and other psychological conditions caused by pressures in the workplace.

Why You Should Contact a Lawyer When Asked to Give a Statement

If you are injured at work, the workers’ compensation insurer may appoint a private investigator to take a statement from you. When you are contacted by the investigator they often tell you they...

Has Your Workers’ Compensation Claim Been Declined?

If you have made a claim for workers’ compensation in Perth or Western Australia, and the claim has been declined by the workers’ compensation insurer, the next step is to file an application...

Don’t just endure unwanted advances

Perth City Legal Director, Denise Chesworth, recently wrote an article for The West Australian on sexual harassment in the workplace.

Two's Company, Three's a Crowd

How many people are attending your Perth Workers’ Compensation medical appointments?

The High Price of Workplace Bullying

This article originally appeared in The West Australian here.

Sexual Harassment: What to do when the victim is the accused

This article originally appeared in The West Australian here.

Is Insurance Surveillance Legal? Workers’ Compensation & Surveillance

The workers’ compensation insurer relies upon information that you give them and your doctor about your level of activity following a workplace injury. If the insurance company believes you are not...

Do I Have to Disclose My Previous Workers’ Compensation Claim?

A common question we are asked by our clients at Perth City Legal, is: Do I Have to Disclose My Previous Workers’ Compensation Claim, to my new or prospective employer? There are a few factors to...

Returning to Work After a Workplace Injury

Unfortunately, for many workers the return to work process can be confusing because they are not sure of their rights and obligations. Many workers are telling us that they feel bullied and...

Things to Consider Before Making A Workers’ Compensation Claim

Workplace accidents can occur without warning, anywhere and at any time, and compromise the health and safety of workers. A slip, fall, being hit by a moving object, or machine-inflicted injuries...

Delays in Processing Workers’ Compensation Claims

Have You Received a FORM 3C Notice advising that your claim is pended? If you have just answered YES then you should know:

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We never expected to need legal assistance but when my husbands workers compensation claim was declined without good reason, Matthew Webster guided us through the stressful conciliation process. He made a very difficult time in our lives much easier. As a result of Matthews professional negotiations, we have received the settlement offer that we deserve.

- Tennille Moir

Carl from Perth City Legal was fantastic dealing with my case. I was being bullied by insurance company and once he took over my case I felt empowered and protected. Big shout out to Tracey too who kept me in the loop and organised everything for me. I would absolutely recommend these guys to anyone dealing with insurance claims.

- David Cox

I couldn’t be happier with Perth City Legal. The result was better than I expected. A special thanks to Matt Webster who did an outstanding job on my claim. He is very professional and made me feel at ease throughout the entire process.

- Marty A

I would like to thank you for all of your hard work on my case. You were extremely professional but kind in the way you handled my situation and I am very grateful for that.

- Tracy Reeves

A world of thanks to Perth City Legal for guiding me through a legal minefield and achieving a positive outcome regarding my claim, which I could not have achieved on my own.

- Gibson Street

I was very impressed with the team at Perth City Legal. Matt was professional, knowledgeable, and always available to answer my questions. He took the time to fully understand my case and provided clear guidance throughout the process. I was very happy with the outcome!

- Elliott Jackson

I can definitely recommend Perth City Legal. All the staff are so helpful, caring and quick to respond when asked for information. Carl Messina is such a lovely person, will go above and beyond to help and works so so hard. Tracey Sleight - the Paralegal - is a dept of knowledge and is always available at the end of a phone. A massive thank you Perth City Legal 💗

- Lisa Hackett

I needed help and Perth City Legal represented me and dealt with my claim. The settlement outcome was a lot more than I expected thanks to the work done by Matt and his team in a very professional and timely manner. I highly recommend their services to anyone in need.

- Cynthia Tauarua

Carl has handled my WorkCover claim for over 2 years. He is knowledgeable, passionate and guides you to the best outcome at each point in the case. Tracey was also a great help throughout, taking my phone calls and giving guidance and reassurance. I'm very grateful to the team and all their efforts. Couldn't recommend them any more highly.

- Jessica Mitchell

A great service from Carl, Declan and Tracey.  Always responded to my concerns, giving prompt considered answers.  Fees reasonable and sound legal advice at every step.  Definitely would recommend.

- Charlotte Williams