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Depression and anxiety

Commonly asked questions about depression and anxiety compensation claims:

If you have experienced any of the following at work which you believe have caused your depression, you may have a case to claim compensation:

  • Prolonged high workloads
  • Bullying in the workplace
  • Victimisation or harassment by your bosses or colleagues

Keep in mind that in order to claim compensation, your depression must be caused wholly by workplace issues, rather than personal issues. You generally also need to show that you have suffered loss of income due to an inability to go to work because of your depression.

Depression compensation can help you pay for things such as:

  • Treatment of your condition, including counselling and medication
  • Loss of income
  • Your family’s bills and living expenses

Each individual case is different, so it’s difficult to give a ballpark figure when it comes to how much compensation you may be eligible to receive. Our lawyers will work with you closely to determine the maximum amount of compensation you may be able to receive, based on your case, and we will strive to ensure you receive the full amount.

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