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Do I still accrue leave entitlements while I’m receiving workers compensation payments?

It’s understandable that a worker may be concerned about whether or not their leave entitlements are affected if they are unable to work and receiving workers compensation...

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What is “economic loss” workers compensation under the SA Return to Work scheme?

A strong workers compensation scheme should properly and reasonably compensate workers for their period of incapacity. Andersons Senior Associate Toya Nguyen explains the ins and...

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Frequently Asked Questions About Your Lump Sum Claim For Workplace Injury

If you’ve suffered an injury and lodged a workers compensation claim in South Australia that has been accepted, you may also have an entitlement to claim lump sum compensation for...

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Does my workers compensation lump sum payment end my entitlement to weekly payments?

A lump sum claim for permanent impairment can be confusing. Some workers believe that their various other entitlements cease once they receive a lump sum payment. Jeff Widera...

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There are consequences if you delay reporting a workplace injury

Although reporting workplace injuries can be confronting and workers can be apprehensive about reporting an injury to management, it is important that reporting occurs as soon as...

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Am I entitled to a lump sum payment for my work injury?

If You've suffered an injury at work, you may be entitled to a lump sum compensation payment. Margaret Kaukus, Special Counsel unpacks workers compensation below.

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COVID Workers Compensation Claim

Is it possible to claim workers compensation if COVID-19 is contracted at work?

A recent finding has been made in the New South Wales Personal Injury Commission that the family of a worker who died as a result of contracting COVID-19 in the course of a work...

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Psychiatric Injuries in the Workplace and Reasonable Administrative Action

Psychiatric Injuries in the Workplace and Reasonable Administrative Action

If a worker suffers a psychiatric injury as a result of their employment which requires them to take time off work and/or incur medical expenses for treatment, they can lodge a...

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Changes to Assessment of Permanent Impairment under the Return to Work Scheme

In May of this year, Return to Work SA put out a consultation paper on proposed changes to the Impairment Assessment Guidelines (IAG) for injured workers. On 24 August 2021, a...

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