Back Injury Lawyers

If you’ve suffered a back injury at work, it’s possible you may have a claim for workers’ compensation.

Garling & Co have back injury lawyers who can help you bring about a claim for compensation.

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We specialise in Back Injuries at Work

How do I know if I have a back injury compensation claim?

If you’re unsure whether or not you have a back injury claim, then it’s vital you seek legal advice from Garling & Co as soon as possible so we can assess your individual circumstances and situation.

Back injuries are common and usually occur when lifting or bending during the course of employment.

If your injury is serious and you require surgery you may also have a right to sue an employer for negligence, this is known in NSW as a work injury damages claim.

If you’ve sustained a back injury at work, seek legal help as soon as you can so we can assess whether you have an injury at work claim and make sure you understand your rights and entitlements.

See examples of our back injury compensation claim amounts we've won for our clients
Megan W.
01:50 05 Mar 21
We worked with the team at Garling & Co for almost 6 years on a compensation claim for our daughter. Every member of the Garling team is professional, prompt and responsive. They were always... available to answer our queries or concerns and made the entire, lengthy process as stress-free as possible. They exceeded our expectations and we highly recommend their team and would not hesitate in using their services again in the more
Edward P.
04:42 04 Mar 21
Mathew is great. He has good quick efficient advise. He has saved me from so much stress. Cannot thank you enough.
Valerie T.
06:39 12 Jan 21
Matthew Garling was not only professional, but a real people person. I always felt that he was being straightforward, honest and realistic with me, although in the end he negotiated a better outcome... than I had ever expected at the outset. Before meeting Matthew I had interviews with two other firms but didn't like either of them. So glad I chose Garling & Co!read more
Matt D.
08:33 09 Dec 20
If you require the service’s of an expert in Workers Compensation matters do not look any further, Matthew was always available to discuss my concerns and provided me with expert advice.
04:15 08 Dec 20
I am so grateful to Matthew and his team for how they handled and helped to finalise my claim. I found them to be exceptionally knowledgeable, professional and responsive. I had another firm manage... my claim previously and am glad to have changed as I was finally able to settle the matter. Thank more
leonel R.
15:13 13 Nov 20
Kemp S.
08:09 12 Nov 20
What a team. You all worked with passion and empathy, yielding the mightiest army that marched forward, battling on behalf of my family and I. Thank you Matthew (The Man) Garling and the lovely... more
marena K.
04:17 12 Nov 20
I had Matthew handle my legal case. He was outstanding. His knowledge and fantastic attitude was awesome. He won my case and I was very pleased with the outcome. He always explained things in... simple, understandable terms, as legal issues can be complicated and complex. I would highly recommend using Matthew and his team.. He is honest, and tells things as they are, and returns calls very promptly. Allison and the team of Admin staff are excellent more
Katrina N.
22:16 04 Nov 20
Craig S.
06:05 10 Sep 20
I can not thank enough Garling and Co for their professional advice and expertise. They have provided me with a great outcome, far greater than I could ever have hoped for. This literally has changed... my life.Matt and Renee at Garling and Co were always available for advice and help, they provided clear and timely advice, explaining everything for me. Every advice provided came to fruition with a positive outcome for me. Each time I won a claim, Matt and Renee would then provide additional claim options for me, which resulted in further claims, each claim I would then go on to win.Again, I can’t thank enough Matt and Renee at Garling and Co, their professionalism and expert advice has literally changed my life.ThanksCraigread more

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Common Questions

1. Are there time limits or restrictions on when I can make a back-injury claim?

Back injury claims are governed by strict time limits, so it’s important that you contact Garling & Co as soon as possible to discuss whether you have a claim. You’ll need to bring your claim forward within a certain period of time, and these time limits vary between states.

Complete our free no-obligation confidential case assessment form here so we can provide you with a thorough consultation as to your rights and entitlements and ensure that your chance to claim for a back injury is not missed.

2. What can I claim back injury accident compensation for?

Back injuries can be one of the most painful and debilitating injuries a person can sustain. They often inhibit our ability to move, work, care for our children, see our family and friends, and pursue other activities we love and enjoy.

Depending on the individual circumstances of your back injury, you may be able to claim for things like:

  • Hospital and rehab expenses
  • Home nursing and care
  • Loss of past and future weekly earnings
  • A Lump sum for whole person impairment

Once Garling & Co know the unique situation of your back injury at work, we’ll be able to provide you with a more thorough and comprehensive detail of what you will be able to personally claim.

3. How much does it cost to make a back-injury claim?

The NSW Government has introduced a system where legal costs are payable on your behalf. A claim under the NSW Workers Compensation Act does not cost you any money in legal costs.

In relation to negligence claims we operate on a No Win No Fee basis, so if we don’t win your back injury claims case, then you won’t pay us a cent!

It’s important to make sure you understand how your lawyer will charge legal costs, how much you will be charged, and when the legal costs are payable. If you sign a costs agreement without first understanding the terms, you may end up with a very large legal bill!

4. Who will pay the back-injury compensation?

If you suffer from a back injury in the workplace, when you’re out in public, or during a vehicle accident, then the compensation will be paid to you by the relevant insurance company.

5. Why choose Garling & Co lawyers?

If you’re wanting to find out whether you have a case for a back-injury compensation claim, turn to Garling & Co lawyers. We believe in the rights of the individual; a person’s right to fight for what is just and fair. We also understand how traumatic it is to suffer from a back injury, and how difficult it can be to receive the compensation you rightly deserve. We are here to help.

Doyles Guide and Three Best Rated have consistently awarded Garling & Co as a leading compensation law firm in Sydney. Doyles Guide has recognized Garling & Co in both the Recommended and Leading categories for Accident Compensation Law Firm and Personal Injury Law Firm since 2015.

Our customer service ethos for back injury claims is to support our clients through every stage of the process and to deliver them the best financial outcome in the shortest period of time.

Our modern law practice is conveniently located in the heart of Sydney’s CBD, within easy walking distance of Town Hall, Wynyard, and Martin Place train stations. Parking is also available at the Queen Victoria Building (QVB), so it’s easy for you to come and see us for an initial consultation to discuss your back injury claim.

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