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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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Wrongful death - can parents, spouses and partners be compensated?

When a person is injured and another person is responsible for that injury, the injured person may be entitled to receive compensation (otherwise known as "damages") for the loss...

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Injured at work during a notice period: a positive outcome for our client

Andersons Solicitors was approached by a client who had suffered a very serious injury in her employment after falling from a height. At the time she suffered this injury, our...

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Third party recovery after a work accident

If you are injured whilst at work in South Australia you are entitled under the Return to Work Act 2014 (SA) to make a claim for compensation, however, an injured worker under...

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There are consequences if you delay reporting a workplace injury

There are consequences if you delay reporting a workplace injury

Even a delay in reporting the workplace injury of more than 24 hours can be sufficient justification to reject a valid workers compensation claim.

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The legal and ethical requirements of doctors in workers compensation cases

I’ve had a car accident and need help with the housework and garden

Doctors play a vital role within the workers compensation system. Their opinions can assist with workers returning to employment quickly in their previous role or an alternative...

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Return to Work workers compensation Parliamentary Review

Parliamentary Committee inquiry into South Australia’s Return to Work scheme hands down its findings

In November 2017, we received a copy of the final report from the Parliamentary Committee and we're very pleased that many of our proposed recommendations were accepted/supported...

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Will my workers compensation insurer pay for house and garden help while I am incapacitated?

Will my workers compensation insurer pay for house and garden help while I am incapacitated?

Injured workers are often not fully aware of all of their legal rights and entitlements through the Return to Work system. One such entitlement involves assistance around the...

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Will a workers compensation claim impact on my future job prospects?

Will a workers compensation claim impact on my future job prospects?

There are many reasons why employers are hesitant about employing people who have previously claimed workers compensation under the South Australian Return to Work Scheme or the...

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