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Resigning when on workers compensation

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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All you need to know about making a personal injury claim

A simple guide on what to expect when making a personal injury claim

So you’ve had an injury where someone else may have been at fault or negligent. Deciding to lodge a claim for compensation for personal injury, and even consulting a legal...

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Two years on workers compensation? Your payments may be about to stop - Act Now!

Two years on workers compensation? Your payments may be about to stop - Act Now!

One of the major consequences of the Return to Work law is the fact that it now placed a finite time-limit on the period of income maintenance injured workers could receive. For...

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Are your workers compensation payments about to cease after the two year arbitrary period

What happens to my workers compensation payments after two years?

The current two year limits to workers compensation income maintenance for many injured workers are seemingly arbitrary and can apply even if a worker has no real prospects of...

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Workers compensation and psychological injury claims under Comcare

Comcare workers compensation claims for psychological injuries – a recent development in the Federal Court

Under Comcare, workers are able to pursue claims for both physical and psychological injuries, and disputes regarding the rejection of claims or related entitlements will go...

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Commemorating workers who have lost their lives from workplace injury

International Workers Memorial Day 2017

Many lives have been damaged irreparably because of workplace accidents. All of us want to go to work with the intention of returning home safely to our loved ones. But workplace...

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

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

In our view, one of the fundamental flaws with the South Australian Return to Work workers compensation laws which came into effect in July 2015 is the fact that unless a worker...

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What is baker’s lung? Am I entitled to compensation?

What is baker’s lung? Am I entitled to compensation?

Baker’s lung is a respiratory disorder and a form of occupational asthma. A person can be affected by baker’s lung if they breathe in airborne flour, dust or other substances...

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Surgery limits in South Australian workers compensation claims

Surgery under the new South Australian workers compensation scheme

Under the new Return to Work Act covering workers compensation in South Australia the great majority of injured workers will only be entitled to receive income maintenance for a...

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