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Our Workcover Lawyers are experts in WorkCover claims, obtaining maximum payouts for victims of work related injuries for Victorians.

We have a team of accredited personal injury law specialists who can guide you through the WorkCover claim process from beginning to end and assist you with any disputes that may arise with the insurer.

The quickest way to find out what your options are, is to speak with one of our WorkCover Compensation Lawyers.

We can set up a free first initial consultation with you and go over the specifics of your claim, letting you know where you stand with your work related injury and what can be done to help you get back on track with your life.

What to expect from our WorkCover Lawyers

What can you claim from WorkCover?

Weekly Payments

A weekly wage calculated on what you were earning prior to injury is payable which is a percentage of your Pre-Injury Average Weekly Earnings (“PIAWE”).

Medical Expenses

Medical expenses for medical appointments, treatments and medication, provided they are reasonable and are related to your injury, are payable.

Lump Sum Compensation

If your injury is long term, WorkCover may pay a lump sum compensation benefit to you.

Who can WorkCover claim?

Full-time Workers

Part-time workers

Casual Workers



(In most situations)

Common types of workplace injuries

Slips, trips, and falls

These types of injuries can occur in any workplace, but they are more common in places with uneven or slippery floors, cluttered walkways, and poor lighting.

Strains and sprains

These injuries happen when a worker pulls or twists a muscle or tendon, usually from repetitive motions or lifting heavy objects.

Cuts and lacerations

These can happen in any workplace where sharp objects are present, such as in kitchens, construction sites, or manufacturing plants


These injuries can happen in workplaces where hot surfaces, flames, or chemicals are present, such as in kitchens, laboratories, or factories

Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI)

These can occur in any workplace where workers perform the same motion repeatedly, such as typing or using a mouse.

Eye injuries

These can occur in workplaces where workers are exposed to flying debris, chemicals, or intense light, such as in construction sites or laboratories.

Hearing loss

This can happen in workplaces with loud noises, such as factories or construction sites.

Mental health and stress injuries

Psychological injury may include such disorders as depression, anxiety or post-traumatic stress disorder.

Example Workplace Injury Compensation Payouts


Shoulder Injury Requiring Surgery Heavy and repetitive work


Lower Back Injury Heavy and repetitive work


Bilateral Shoulder Injury Pushing machine at work that broke, jolting shoulder


Psychological Traumatic work event


Neck & Right Shoulder Injury Car crash whilst working


Shoulder injury Heavy and repetitive work


Lower Back Injury Heavy lifting not part of usual work


Arm Injury Falling at work

WorkCover Results

"Ensured my future was not destroyed by my injuries"

I was injured quite badly after a nasty workplace incident left me unable to return to work, or resume any of my normal day to day activities. James Casey and the team at Arnold Dallas McPherson Lawyers fought for me, to ensure my future was not destroyed by my injuries, they showed a level of commitment and care that far exceeded my expectations and always treated me with respect during some of the hardest times of my life.
Emma S.
Google Review

"I did not doubt for a second the choice I made in choosing this firm"

The situation I was placed in due to a work place injury was unusual and a little out of left field. Shaun Marcus was helpful, informative and extremely honest and upfront with how this situation may play out. I did not doubt for a second the choice I made in choosing this firm to represent me. The team in place are caring, compassionate and knowledgeable and if I or anyone else I knew needed lawyers I would not hesitate to recommend this firm.
Meagan W.
Google Review

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Arnold Dallas McPherson Lawyers are dedicated to providing the highest standard of legal services on a no win, no fee basis, ensuring that everyone has access to legal representation to fight for the compensation they deserve.  Our No Win, No Fee policy means that you won’t have to pay legal costs unless your case is successful.