We are leaders in coal mining compensation law.
The law in relation to the compensation rights of coal miners and workers injured in or about coal mines is a speciality area of law within NSW. Do not take a risk and see a lawyer who is not experienced in this area.
We've been assisting injured coal miners and their families for over 100 years.
Why choose Slater and Gordon’s specialist team?
Slater and Gordon through its acquired associates is proud to have been the preferred legal services provider for coal miners for more than 100 years and with careful recruitment and training has created a coal mining compensation team with unmatched experience in mining and energy compensation law.
To access these services, get in touch with our specialist lawyers on 1800 991 394 or by making an online enquiry.
Our experts are dedicated to mining
The team is led by lawyers who have worked for workers injured in or around coal mines for many years, with the whole team, including support staff, work only in this area.
This team is involved in the majority of compensation cases dealt with every year in NSW. It’s a specialised jurisdiction and we have the specialists.
We are a leading law firm based within your community
If you choose Slater and Gordon, you’re choosing one of Australia’s most trustworthy, successful and well known law firms. It has been a hard earned reputation that we have built-up over many years.
We work in the heart of the coal mining districts so you get the benefits of a nationally supported firm with the experts working within your community.
We’re innovative, transparent and affordable
There are no costs or disbursements payable by you in respect of a workers compensation claim for weekly benefits, medical expenses or lumps sum benefits for permanent impairment and pain and suffering.
We offer No Win - No Fee* payment arrangements in cases where you sue for damages and in those cases we tell you what the fees will be up front, it’s a fixed fee and there are no hidden charges. There is never any requirement for advance payment.
Here are some questions you might ask before choosing a lawyer
- How much experience do you have in coal mining compensation matters?
- Do you understand mining terminology and slang?
- How do my compensation rights interact with my industrial entitlements?
- How many of these cases do you do each year?
- Will you be my lawyer?
- Who else will work on my file and how much experience do they have in such matters?
- What are the likely and possible outcomes?
- How long is the case likely to take?
- Will someone be available to speak to me if I become concerned?