Injury

Injured support worker wins TPD claim of over $150,000 after slipping in shower

In 2019, a client of ROCHE Legal in their late 50’s was working as a disability support worker. The support worker was unfortunately injured at work when assisting an elderly resident in a well-known disability support and aged care facility take a shower. Specifically, the injury occurred when the support worker slipped in the shower causing the worker to lose balance and twist their knee.

Delivery worker’s leg severed

The 32-year-old delivery truck worker has lost his leg and is now fighting for life in a terrifying ordeal on Thursday. The delivery driver was unpacking the truck when a Toyota Tarago crashed into the back of it crushing him against the truck.

Worker seriously injured at Mall

Just after 11.30am this morning (Saturday, 10 September) emergency services were called to a report which initially came from an off-duty police officer of a workplace accident at Westfield Warringah Mall, Brookvale. A worker using a power tool had cut through an electrical supply line near the Rebel sport store, which is in the area near Coles.

Company director fined

Elite Portables and PSH Holdings director Paul Jeffrey Hansen fined in Toowoomba Magistrates Court after worker was seriously injured
An employee of a Toowoomba business lost four toes in a workplace incident two years ago, with the company and its director copping a hefty fine after facing court.

One tonne of timber falls on worker

Emergency services raced to the scene of a workplace accident in southwest Sydney after one tonne of timber fell onto a worker, who suffered a partial amputation and degloving of two fingers and a thumb.

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