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    Are There Time Limits For Filing a Workers’ Compensation Claim in Queensland?

    May 28, 2024

    Are there time limits for filing a workers’ compensation claim in Queensland?

    The date you are injured is a very important piece of information your lawyer will want to establish as soon as possible so that they can advise you of any important time limits that will apply to your claim. Time limits create a deadline in which notices have to be given to insurers and court documents are to be filed with the Court. These timeframes are very important and missing them can result in you losing your right to make a claim.

    It is recommended that you call a lawyer as soon as possible and get advice on what time limits will apply to your circumstances. Making a note and reminders of these dates is wise as the impact of missing the time limits could mean losing your entitlement to claim.

    Generally in Queensland you have a three-year period to make a claim for workers’ compensation. Within that three-year period you must serve a compliant Notice of Claim on the insurer. However, if you are applying to WorkCover Queensland for benefits, you have a period of six months to lodge a claim and report the injury. If you are outside this six-month period, there are grounds on which you can still apply, which a lawyer can assist you with.

    We recommend contacting a lawyer and discussing the specific circumstances of your workers’ compensation claim so that you are properly advised and protected and do not lose any rights by missing any important time limits.


    Further information about filing a workers’ compensation case in Queensland

    For additional details on workers’ compensation cases in Queensland, refer to authoritative sources such as the WorkSafe Queensland Government Website.


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