Occupational melanoma lawyers Queensland

Claiming compensation for melanoma resulting from work exposure

Maurice Blackburn offers legal advice and professional law services for those with occupational melanoma. Our occupational lawyers can help you understand your case and claim the compensation you deserve.

It's no secret that Australia has the highest rate of skin cancer in the world, with around 200 cases of occupational melanoma reported every year. If exposure to sunlight during work has caused or significantly contributed to your illness, you may have the right to compensation.

Industries in which workers typically face overexposure include construction, agriculture, forestry, and work involving vehicles. Outdoor workers in Australia are five to 10 times more likely than indoor workers to be exposed to UV, so they are more at risk of developing occupational melanoma.

If you have contracted melanoma or any other form of skin cancer at work, then you and your family may be eligible to receive compensation.

Why Maurice Blackburn?

We work closely with victims of occupational melanoma to help them win fair compensation for their illness.

We are a national firm with Queensland offices in Brisbane, Browns Plains, Caboolture, Cairns, Gold Coast, Ipswich, Mackay, Rockhampton, Strathpine, Sunshine Coast, Toowoomba, Townsville, and throughout Australia.

Our costs

We provide our services on a 'no win, no fee'* basis. This means that you will only pay our legal fees if you receive a settlement or compensation. You would not be charged our fees if the claim is not pursued after investigation.

Our Process

Our Queensland team will assist you with your claim and ensure your know about your rights and entitlements.

1

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2

Free first consultation

When we meet the initial consultation is free

3

Negotiation

We will manage all discussions with the insurer

4

Settlement

We will process your payment as soon as we receive it

We are committed to helping you at a difficult time in your life

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If your claim isn't successful you won't have to pay our fees

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