Growing pains: A declining workplace injury rate has put a strain on industry growth

The Personal and Workplace Injury Lawyers industry has grown slowly over the past five years. A falling workplace injury rate, which is attributable to improving safety procedures and regulation enforcement by WorkSafe authorities, has negatively affected demand for industry firms. A structural shift in the economy away from the manufacturing sector towards white-collar employment has also led to decreased workplace risk. However, an increase in the number of motor vehicles on Australian roads is expected to have increased the incidence of non-fatal accidents, helping to offset the reduction in claims related to motor vehicle accident fatalities. Motor vehicle fatalities have been declining for the past 30 years due to increased car safety and more stringent road safety policies...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$2bn
Annual Growth 12-17
0.4%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
8,592
Businesses
3,178

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

The industry provides legal advice to clients about compensation following accidents or work-related injuries. Injuries can result from road accidents, medical negligence, hazardous chemical exposure and muscular strain, among other causes. Consumers are the main users of injury services.Motor vehicle accident and other personal injury claimsPersonal injury claims involve helping clients pursue compensation following an accidental injury or injury incurred as a result of third-party negligence. Personal injury claims can arise from several sources. These include motor vehicle accidents and professional negligence resulting in injury from inappropriate medical treatment. Injuries incurred as a result of a faulty product are also included in this segment...purchase to read more.

Additional Insights for the Personal and Workplace Injury Lawyers Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Personal and Workplace Injury Lawyers Industry are

  • Having a good reputation
  • Access to highly skilled workforce
  • Having a high profile in the market
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Number of vehicle accident deaths and Work accident rate per 1,000 employees in the Personal and Workplace Injury Lawyers industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Personal and Workplace Injury Lawyers Industry?

    Businesses in this industry provide legal services relating to personal and work-related injuries.

    Industry Products
  • Motor vehicle accident and other personal injury claims
  • Workplace injury claims
  • Industry Activities
  • Legal advice services
  • Litigation services
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Number of vehicle accident deaths
  • Work accident rate per 1,000 employees
  • Number of motor vehicles
  • Total number of non-manual employees in the workforce

  • Current Performance
  • Vehicle accidents
  • Workplace injury
  • Brand awareness
  • Slater & Gordon
  • Industry structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Demand factors
  • Marketing and fees
  • Industry structure
  • Table: Personal and Workplace Injury Lawyers Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Personal and Workplace Injury Lawyers Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Advertising Agencies
  • Custody, Trustee and Stock Exchange Services
  • Office Property Operators
  • University and Other Higher Education

  • Products & Services
  • Motor vehicle accident and other personal injury claims
  • Workplace injury claims
  • Chart: Personal and Workplace Injury Lawyers Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • People aged 35 to 54
  • People aged 35 and under
  • People aged 55 and over
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Personal and Workplace Injury Lawyers Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Marketing
  • Rent, utilities and depreciation
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Personal and Workplace Injury Lawyers

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal
  • External

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Personal and Workplace Injury Lawyers Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Slater & Gordon Ltd, Maurice Blackburn Pty Limited, Shine Corporate Ltd,
  • Table: Slater & Gordon Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Maurice Blackburn Pty Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Shine Corporate Ltd - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Personal and Workplace Injury Lawyers Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Personal and Workplace Injury Lawyers Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Barrister
  • A lawyer who has the authority to represent a client in court.
  • Occupational Health And Safety (Oh&S)
  • Laws and regulations related to safe workplaces and processes.
  • Solicitor
  • A lawyer who provides legal advice to a client and briefs a barrister if the matter goes to court.
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