Did you know that in the 2021-22 financial year nearly half a million Australians suffered a work-related injury or illness? In an industry that has can involve a lot of risk, Canberra has a history of construction site injuries, something that won’t surprise you if you work on-site.
Making a workplace injury compensation claim can be stressful and difficult. Gathering evidence and finding expert witnesses is complicated, especially if you’re managing an injury impacting your health and home life; or juggling no income and expensive medical bills.
If you’re one of the 16,000 people working in construction in the ACT, it is important that you know your rights. If you are injured it’s better to get the right legal representation to guide you through the compensation process. MEJ has a specialist team that will help you with a compensation claim; they’ll help gather the evidence that you need to put your case forward.
Regardless of your position or trade, if you’ve been injured on a worksite, the team at MEJ can help you put your case together to ensure you get the compensation you deserve.