IRO Approved Workers Compensation Lawyers
IRO funding can only be granted to IRO approved lawyers. Approved Legal Service Providers are those that have been deemed as competent in the area of workers compensation. It is essential that you select a IRO approved lawyer for your workers compensation claim or it won’t be eligible for funding.
Firths The Compensation Lawyers are workers compensation specialists with IRO approved lawyers who are ready to assist with your NSW workers compensation claim.
Workplace injuries can have significant and lasting effect on the quality of life of those injured including ongoing pain and limitations, loss of income and costs of medical treatment.
If you have been injured at work, you are eligible to make an application for workers compensation. In some circumstance your claim may be denied for a variety of reasons including but not limited to:
- The worker did not suffer an injury or was not injured as alleged;
- the worker's employment was not a substantial contributing factor to the injury; or
- the worker does not suffer from permanent impairment as a result of the injury
If your application for workers compensation is denied claim is denied, it can add additional stress, anxiety and uncertainty to your life that is why having the best legal representation is essential.
It is essential to the success of your workers compensation claim that you find the best IRO approved lawyer to provide expert advice and guide you through the process of making a claim. Firths provide a free workers compensation case assessment, it doesn’t cost you anything, so you have nothing to lose.
Under current NSW legislation, the Independent Review Office (IRO) exists to fund the legal costs for workers who engage an approved lawyer where the case has reasonable prospects of success. IRO funding not only covers all legal fees but also a range of other associated costs for making a claim including for example medico-legal appointments and the copying of medical documents. This system helps reduce the stress associated with making a workers compensation claim and allows workers, regardless of means, to get expert legal advice.
IRO funding can also be sought for the dependents or beneficiaries of an estate for a worker who has been killed at work. The dependents or beneficiaries of the deceased estate may apply for IRO funding to make a workers compensation claim on behalf of the deceased.
IRO funding is not currently available for certain current or former employees including emergency services workers and coal miners. If you are an emergency services worker or coal miner Firths who are experts in this area and can act on a No Win No Fee basis.
IRO funding can only be granted to IRO approved lawyers. Approved Legal Service Providers are those that have been deemed as competent in the area of workers compensation.
Firths compensation lawyers are approved by IRO and can make applications and receive grants for legal assistance to investigate your workers compensation claim.