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Cyclists and Car-Dooring

Car-dooring occurs when a driver parks their car on the side of the road and opens their door without checking for oncoming cyclists, often leaving the cyclist with no way to...

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Can I make a CTP Claim while on the Lifetime Support Scheme?

If you are a participant of the Lifetime Support Scheme, did you know you may still be able to make a claim through the CTP scheme? Find out how.

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Do I receive my full income while on workers compensation?

This blog relates to the South Australian Return to Work Scheme. Many injured workers are covered by the federal Comcare Scheme which provides different rights and entitlements....

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Disputing a workers compensation decision

This blog explains the process of disputing a workers compensation decision, if believe you case manager has made a decision regarding my workers compensation claim that is...

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The SA Country Fire Service: Protecting life, property and the environment

The Australian community dreads bushfire season. Last summer we again witnessed the devastating effects of bushfires with tragic loss of life (human, livestock and wildlife), and...

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Can I quit my job while on workers compensation?

Many clients who have been injured at work and are on Return to Work workers compensation, feel that they are not receiving appropriate support from their employer to assist with...

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10 tips for filling out a Return To Work SA Claim Form

Completing a Return To Work SA Claim Form is not always straight forward. As part of our "10 Things to Know Series" for workers compensation claims, we've developed a checklist of...

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You are not alone: facing the challenges of a workers compensation claim

Earlier this week the ABC’s Four Corners program featured a story on the struggle of workers covered by the State workers compensation schemes in Victoria and New South Wales. ...

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Bike Riders v Potholes: Is the Council liable for injuries caused by defects in the road?

We are frequently contacted by cyclists with queries about whether a Council can be held liable for injuries sustained as a result of encountering a pothole in the road, or...

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