In February 2023, the Queensland Government announced that an independent review of the state’s workers’ compensation scheme is underway.

Head of the Office of Industrial Relations Kym Bancroft said she “wants to ensure injured workers continue to receive the compensation and support they need to return to work as soon as possible, and that the scheme remains one of the best in the country.”

I’ve been injured at work.

I’ve been in a motor vehicle accident.

Can WGC Lawyers assist me?

Yes.  WGC Lawyers can assist our clients in these areas.

Jamie McAlister is one of the most experienced personal injuries lawyers in Cairns.

With over 25 year’s legal experience, Jamie is a legal practitioner with extensive knowledge and experience in all facets of insurance and personal injuries compensation law.

Jamie has considerable experience acting in personal injury insurance matters including claims arising from:

  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Workplace accidents; and
  • Public liability matters (such as slips, trips and falls)

He was a Workcover panel lawyer for several years and has resolved claims for injured plaintiffs amounting to many millions of dollars.

Jamie has also successfully acted in large property insurance matters involving boats and ships that have sunk or been damaged through collision or fire.  He has also acted in property matters involving disputes with insurers over damage to motor vehicles, houses, commercial properties, and damage to machinery.

Outside of work, Jamie is a Life Member of the Leichhardt Football Club and has been on the executive committee for 15 years.  He is currently coaching the Queensland Premier League under 13 boys team.

If you think Jamie might be able to assist you, please do not hesitate to contact WGC to make an appointment.