Jim Tealby is a special counsel in our Insurance and Health team and is based in the Brisbane office.
Since 1995 Jim has specialised in the area of statutory personal injuries compensation including workers’ compensation, public liability and CTP. Over the years his practice has evolved and for the past 11 years his focus has been solely on workers’ compensation claims.
"Focusing on workers’ compensation claims has given me the opportunity to understand how different industries operate and the effect injuries have on people’s lives."
Jim’s clients include insurers, employers and self-insurers. He works closely with his clients to guide them through the compensation process.
Jim has been listed in the Doyle’s Guide as a Recommended Workers’ Compensation Lawyer (QLD) since 2016. In 2015 he was recognised as a Recommended CTP Lawyer (QLD).
Jim holds a Masters of Laws, Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Business (Communication). He is a nationally accredited mediator and a member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals.
Police Officer attending accident scene entitled to recover damages
20 Jan 2020
Appeal a slippery slope for worker with laden bin
20 Nov 2019
Plaintiff unsuccessful in claim against employer for substantially pre-existing injuries
20 Aug 2019
Employer held accountable for defamatory comments about past employee
16 May 2019