Category: Personal Compensation Law
Worker’s compensation benefits reinstated for injured Tasmanian worker
A win for a Tasmanian worker who had his worker's compensation benefits terminated unfairly. The result saw Tasmanian Civil and Administrative Tribunal make an order reinstating the worker's benefits.
Can my social media posts affect my personal injury claim?
If you’re in receipt of compensation or benefits as a result of a personal injury, your online behaviour, including your behaviour on social media platforms, can have an impact on how your claim is assessed by the insurance company.
Compensation win for vulnerable victim of workplace racial abuse
We successfully represented a First Nations worker who had suffered a serious psychological injury after being the victim of ongoing, nasty racial abuse from colleagues in the Northern Territory.
Worker’s compensation claims NSW – your entitlement to medical and other expenses
We explore what medical treatment expenses and other injury-related expenses are available for people injured at work in NSW.
The COVID-19 Vaccine Claims Scheme is now live! What compensation is payable?
The Federal Governments COVID-19 Vaccination Claim Scheme is now live. In this article, we explore the eligibility requirements, how much compensation is payable, how to claim and how to dispute a rejected claim.
Who pays compensation if you are injured from the COVID-19 vaccine?
We look at where the Federal Government is to date with a COVID vaccine compensation scheme, how it will work, what evidence will be required and, importantly, what compensation may be currently available.
Queensland Court of Appeal win for seriously injured worker
A Queensland electrician seriously injured in the course of employment wins Court of Appeal case seeking leave to commence proceedings against a company in liquidation.
Workers compensation entitlements to weekly payments – section 39 (NSW)
2012 changes to NSW workers compensation mean that an injured worker who was in receipt of weekly benefits since 1 October 2012, has no entitlement to weekly payments after an aggregate period of 260 weeks, or 5 years.
NSW workers compensation entitlements when working from home
With "work from home" options continuing for many workers even after the pandemic, this poses the question, “What are my workers compensation entitlements if injured while working from home?”