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Women’s Pain and Birth Trauma: Highlighting the Gender Pain Gap

Highlighting the Gender Pain Gap...

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2024 Client Choice Awards

“We are here to fight for what is fair and just and do the very best by all our clients.”...

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Psychological Injury at Work? Your Rights in Plain Language

Feeling lost after suffering a psychological injury at work? You're not alone. ...

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Don’t Let Accidents Derail Your Holidays

A Stress-Free Guide to Festival Period Claims...

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Medical Cannabis & the Issue of Reasonable Treatment Expenses

Injured workers pursuing compensation under the NSW Compensation Scheme have an entitlement that an Insurer will pay for the injured workers reasonably necessary medical expenses under Section 60 of the Workers Compensation Act 1987 (NSW)....

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How to Prove Medical Negligence

There are a number of core elements that must be satisfied for you to be successful in your medical negligence / medical malpractice claim....

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IRO Funding Stages

The Independent Review Office (IRO) provides legal funding to injured workers in NSW who are pursuing workers compensation claims. This funding can be used to cover the costs of legal advice, representation, and disbursements, such as medical reports....

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NSW has declared Pit Bull XL Bred Dog Dangerous. What Compensation You Can Claim?

The New South Wales (NSW) government has declared pit bull XL bred dogs as dangerous under the Companion Animals Act 1998 (NSW). ...

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Motor Vehicle Accident Claims in NSW Guide

In order to ensure your claim in dealt with promptly, making a claim under the motor accidents scheme, should be done within 28 days of the accident and the accident must be reported to the Police....

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Who will pay my cycling injury compensation?

If you have been hit by a car whilst cycling, then you can make a claim through the NSW CTP Legislation. In NSW it is compulsory for all vehicles to have CTP insurance, this insurance covers the driver for liability to pay compensation to anyone injured by a motor vehicle, this includes a cyclist....

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Understanding Independent Medical Examinations (IMEs) for Personal Injury Claims

When you're involved in a personal injury claim, it's likely you'll need to attend an Independent Medical Examination, often called an IME. This process can seem complex, so here's a simplified guide to help you understand what to expect....

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Amendments to The Motor Accident Injuries Act (NSW) 2017

Understand the 1 April 2023 changes and how they impact you if you are injured in a motor vehicle accident....

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The Impact of Workplace Bullying and Harassment and How to Address It.

Bullying and harassment in the workplace is a serious problem that affects millions of workers around the world....

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Am I Suffering Because of Medical Negligence?

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How Can I Tell If My Injury Was Caused by Medical Negligence?

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The NSW Workers Compensation System

The worker's compensation guidelines contain information to help you understand the workers compensation system and to manage your claim....

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Preparing For Your First Appointment with Garling and Co Lawyers

Meeting with a lawyer for the first time can be stressful, but it doesn't have to be. The process can be empowering by being prepared and knowing what to expect at the initial appointment...

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Preparing your TPD Claim

Once you have determined you have TPD insurance with your superannuation fund or private Insurer, you can consider lodging a claim or engaging a lawyer to prepare the claim carefully....

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Garling&Co Winner 2023 Client Choice Awards

The Client Choice Awards recognise best practice in the professional services sector and are based on client feedback. There are no panels, judges or self-nominations, only client ratings that are independent researched by Beaton....

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Do you have TPD Insurance?

If you have suffered an injury or illness that is preventing you from working or performing domestic chores, you may have a claim for Total and Permanent Disablement (TPD)....

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SIRA – Who Are They And What Do They Do?

If you have been injured in a motor vehicle accident or at work, you may have already come across the organisation known as SIRA....

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Do I Need a Lawyer If Injured in a Motor Vehicle Accident?

You do not need to be worried, but you should speak to a lawyer who is an accredited specialist in personal injury law.  They can give obligation-free expert advice on how to best proceed with your claim. ...

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Botched Beauty

Botched cosmetic injection or procedure at a beauty salon ...

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Why do I need a Barrister?

The Barristers used by Garling & Co Lawyers are those which are tried, trusted, and experienced in Personal Injury Law....

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Injured at Work – Are you Entitled to Domestic Assistance?

Section 66A of the Workers Compensation Act 1987, allows an injured worker to claim domestic assistance even if it’s provided gratuitously, meaning it is provided free of charge by friends and family....

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WID – What is it?

W.I.D = Work Injury Damages...

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All About IRO

IRO is an organisation or scheme representative involved in both the NSW Workers Compensation and Motor Accident Scheme.  ...

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How do I get the best personal injury lawyer for my claim?

The one simple fact smart clients know to get the best injury lawyer for their case......

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10 questions you must ask before choosing a compensation lawyer

Ten questions you must ask of any compensation lawyer...

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Do I Continue To Receive Workers Compensation Benefits If I Am Made Redundant?

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Can I sue someone for emotional trauma in Australia?

The short answer is yes....

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Can I be Fired Whilst on Workers Compensation?

It is an offence to dismiss an injured worker within six months of an injury....

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Can you sue a supermarket for slipping?

While supermarkets aren't typically considered to be overly hazardous, there have been some serious accidents that have occurred. ...

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I was a pedestrian hit by a car, what should I do?

In NSW, pedestrians can claim compensation under the Motor Accident Injuries Act NSW 2017, if they are hit by a car and sustain injury....

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Am I covered if injured as an Uber passenger?

As Uber vehicles are still just like any other on the road, they need to have some sort of insurance in place in case they were to have an accident....

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What can I claim Motorcycle Accident Compensation for?

To make an initial claim for compensation, you must do so within 28 days of the accident. The CTP insurer will then commence payments of weekly compensation and medical expenses almost immediately....

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Injured While at a Rental Property or Holiday Home

If you sustain serious and permanent injuries at a rental property, you may be able to make a public liability claim under the NSW Civil Liability Act.  You need to have an injury which is serious, permanent and effects the ability for you to live your normal life....

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Injured While at a Holiday Rental Home

If you sustain serious and permanent injuries in a holiday home, you may be able to make a public liability claim under the NSW Civil Liability Act.  You need to have an injury which is serious, permanent and effects the ability for you to live your normal life....

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What Pedestrian Accidents Can You Claim Compensation For?

In most accidents where a pedestrian is hit by a car, it is the driver of the car who is considered to be at fault. Drivers have a duty to avoid hitting pedestrians, even when the pedestrian may be considered partly at fault....

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What is a public transport accident claim?

If you use public transport to travel, whether that is by bus, train or light rail, it is not always without risk and unfortunately sometimes people will sustain injury whilst catching public transport....

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What To Do When A Dog Attacks

They’re known as man’s best friend and bring so much joy into many people’s lives, but dogs also have the potential to cause serious injury and even death....

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How to Access your Medical Records & Information

Access to your health records and information along with the privacy of your health information is covered by the Health Records & Information Privacy Act 2002 (NSW) (HRIP Act)....

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ICARE PIAWE Review and Remediation Program

ICARE NSW is inviting injured workers who received weekly workers compensation payments between October 2012 and October 2019 in NSW to come forward if they believe they may have been underpaid their weekly entitlements by the Workers Compensation Insurer. ...

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Am I Entitled to Annual Leave and Long Service Leave Whilst on Workers Compensation in NSW?

In this guide, we break down everything you need to know about Annual Leave and Long Service Leave Whilst on Workers Compensation in NSW....

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TPD: What can be claimed, when to claim, and how many times can I claim?

The term “TPD” stands for total and permanent disablement....

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What is the insurers investigation statement?

In workers compensation claims it is not uncommon for the insurer to arrange an investigator to meet up with you for the purpose of obtaining a statement about your workplace injury....

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What do I do if my TPD claim is declined?

In our experience, if TPD claims are prepared properly they are usually accepted by the insurers....

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TPD and salary continuance claims: When should I make a complaint to the AFCA?

The AFCA is the Australian Financial Complaints Authority....

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Medical Negligence -v- Medical Malpractice

The terms medical negligence and medical malpractice describe the same type of claim....

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What is mediation?

Mediation is an alternative dispute resolution process involving an independent impartial mediator who assists parties in settling their legal disputes outside of Court....

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Mediation in medical negligence cases: benefits and pitfalls

When it comes to mediating your medical negligence matter, there are a number of benefits to the informal settlement process....

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What type of compensation can I claim in a medical negligence claim?

The type of damages awarded in medical negligence claims are regulated by the Civil Liability Act 2002 (NSW) (CLA)....

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The importance of evidence in medical negligence

What evidence do I need to prove my Medical Negligence/Medical Malpractice Claim?...

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Medicare & Centrelink in medical negligence claims

If money is owed to Medicare, then Medicare will deduct the amount from the 10% and refund the remainder. ...

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Risks of cosmetic fillers

Earlier this year Four Corners investigated the first recorded case of blindness from cosmetic fillers and Botox in Australia....

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Complaints to the NSW Health Care Complaints Commission

Complaints to the NSW Health Care Complaints Commission...

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How long does a medical negligence claim take?

It is very difficult to predict how long a medical negligence claim will take without knowing the details....

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The process of commencing your medical negligence claim

What is the court process in Medical Negligence Claims / Medical Malpractice Claims?...

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Delay, misdiagnosis & failure to diagnose medical negligence claims

An unintentional delay is when there is sufficient information available, but it is for one reason or another overlooked...

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What is a duty to warn & informed consent?

In order to undertake any treatment patients must provide their informed consent....

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Garling & Co settles botched double mastectomy case

In 2018, Garling and Co Lawyers resolved a complex medical negligence / medical malpractice case involving a botched double mastectomy....

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Total & Permanent Disability Claims

The term “TPD” stands for total and permanent disablement....

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What do the definitions on my TPD Policy mean?

What is TPD and what can I claim?...

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Work Capacity Decisions (recent changes)

Work Capacity Decisions are made by a worker’s compensation insurer to determine the work capacity of an injured worker....

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Statutory Benefits under the NSW CTP Scheme – 6 Tips and Traps

Statutory benefits are payable to anyone who has sustained an injury arising out of a motor vehicle accident in NSW. Statutory benefits are payments of weekly compensation and medical expenses for up to 26 weeks (and possibly longer) following a motor vehicle accident....

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Whole person impairment claims – an update

A claim for Work Injury Damages is a claim in negligence against your employer....

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What is a “minor injury” under the new Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017 (an update)

This information is for injuries sustained in motor vehicle accidents which occurred on or after 1 December 2017....

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PIAWE Calculator – How To Calculate Your Weekly Earnings

The Workers Compensation Amendment Regulation 2018 (Amendment Regulation) has amended the Workers Compensation Act to make significant changes to the calculation of pre-injury average weekly earnings (PIAWE)....

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Sexual harassment in the workplace and an entitlement to compensation

Sexual harassment in the workplace is on the rise in Australia....

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The New Section 74 Notice – Now Called the Section 78 Notice

To decline any aspect of a worker’s compensation claim, the insurer must issue a dispute notice which is now called a Section 78 Notice....

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Termination of statutory benefits under the Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017

Anyone who sustains an injury in a motor vehicle accident is entitled to statutory benefits under the Motor Accidents Injuries Act 2017...

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When Should I seek the Assistance of a Lawyer for my CTP Claim NSW

This means that lawyers cannot be paid or recover legal costs for providing advice on certain matters in CTP green slip claims. A lawyer is not required initially following injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident....

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The dark side of cosmetic breast surgery

Cosmetic breast surgeries are becoming increasingly prevalent in todays society....

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Causation in medical negligence claims

The element of causation is a very difficult to prove in medical negligence claims....

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Can I make a second claim for lump sum compensation for permanent impairment?

The assessment of whole person impairment is now vitally important as it effects all entitlements to workers compensation under the Act....

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Amendments to Section 38 of the workers Compensation Act – continuing workcover payments after 130 Weeks

In August 2016 the Workers' Compensation Act was amended to change a workers' entitlements to ongoing weekly compensation based on the level of permanent impairment obtained....

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Duty of Care: Head Builders’ Legal Responsibilities

A head builder has obligations under the Occupation Health and Safety Act and Regulations to provide a safe work environment....

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What is a Minor Injury under the Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017

A minor injury includes soft tissue injuries and minor psychological or psychiatric injuries....

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Section 59A of the workers compensation Act 1997 limit on payment of medical expenses

Section 59A is an important section of the Workers' Compensation Act as it deals with an injured workers' ongoing entitlement to medical expenses....

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Resolving disputes under the Motor Accidents Compensation Act Dispute Resolution Service (for accidents after 1 December 2017)

The DRS has replaced the Medical Assessment Service (MAS) and Claims Assessment Resolution Service (CARS)....

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Important time limits under the new motor accidents legislation

Strict time limits are in place for motor accident claims....

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A guide for people injured in a motor vehicle accident on or after 1 December 2017

If you have been injured in a motor vehicle accident on or after 1 December 2017 you can make a claim for personal injury compensation under the new CTP scheme....

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Limitation periods: Do you know how much time you have to make your claim?

In personal injury and other civil matters there are time frames in which claims must be brought....

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Workers compensation claims: should you challenge a S74 notice?

What is a Section 74 notice?...

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Changes to the Motor Accidents Injuries Act: How will it affect you?

In early 2017, the NSW Government passed a new CTP scheme under the Motor Accidents Injuries Act 2017....

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5 reasons why you need an expert lawyer in your public liability claim

If you have a public liability claim, you need an expert in public injury law....

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9 reasons why you need an expert lawyer to handle your CTP claim

If you have been injured in a car accident, chances are you can make a claim against the at fault driver’s Compulsory Third Party (CTP) Insurance....

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9 reasons why you need an expert workers compensation lawyer

If you have suffered an injury at work you may be able to make a claim for Workers’ Compensation....

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Injured bull rider wins workers compensation claim

A recent Workers Compensation Commission decision ruled in favour of an injured bull rider being considered a worker....

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Should drivers have to prove they were not at fault in collisions?

Recent evidence suggests that road deaths involving cyclists are down, but there has been a significant increase in serious injuries of cyclists. ...

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What to do if you’re injured in a car accident

This information is for accidents before 1 December 2017...

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Understanding the importance of whole person impairment in compensation

If you have a permanent impairment as a result of workplace injury or illness....

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How Do Doctors Assess The Level Of WPI For Spinal Injury Claims?

Make a claim for lump sum compensation for permanent impairment....

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Section 39 of the Workers Compensation Act

Amendments to Section 39 of the Workers Compensation Act....

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Legal costs are now payable to assist in challenging a work capacity decision

All legal costs are paid by the workers' compensation insurer and there are no costs payable by workers in challenging the decision....

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The new CTP changes are here

The CTP reform bill was announced yesterday and there will be significant changes to the current system....

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Recommendations for amendments to the workers’ compensation scheme

On 9 March 2017, the NSW Upper House Committee on Law and Justice handed down several recommendations after completing its first review of the Workers’ Compensation Scheme....

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Can I change lawyers during my claim?

You can change lawyers or switch lawyers at any time during your claim. This applies to any workers’ compensation claims, motor vehicle claims, or public liability claims....

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How to avoid having weekly benefits stopped at the end of 2017

It is estimated that some 8,000 injured workers will be notified this year that their weekly benefits will cease at the end of 2017....

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Garling & Co wins hit and run comp case

Matthew Garling of Garling & Co Lawyers recently represented Ronald Dowedeit in a motor vehicle accident case against the nominal defendant....

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Beware the case conference

Once a claim for workers' compensation is accepted, the insurer will appoint a rehabilitation provider to assist in your return to work. ...

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Most Frequently Asked Questions in Workers’ Comp Claims NSW

We have answered the most frequently asked questions in workers compensation claims....

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Sexual harassment on the rise in Australia

It is suggested by Workforce Diversity Specialist, Conrad Liveris that there has been a significant increase in the number of sexual harassment cases in Australia. ...

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Case study under the new CTP scheme

In a recent article by the ‘Save Our CTP’ organisation they conducted a comparative case study of a real client who had suffered injuries in a motor vehicle accident....

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Hamilton v State of New South Wales (No 23) [2016] NSWSC 1311

On the evening of 12 December 2009, Mr Hamilton was assaulted by a police officer after an alleged confrontation with a taxi driver....

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Bullying In Workers Compensation Claims

The Macquarie University Centre for Workforce Futures conducted an enquiry in relation to allegations of bullying in WorkCover NSW system during 2014 and 2015....

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Whole Person Impairment Calculator and Claims Guide

If you have been injured at work and have sustained a permanent injury that has stabilised, you may be entitled to lump sum compensation claim for permanent impairment. ...

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Ultimate guide to weekly compensation payments under the WC Act

Payment of statutory workers’ compensation such as weekly compensation is a “no fault” scheme....

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The insurer has declined liability for my claim, what can I do now?

To decline a claim for weekly compensation and/or medical expenses, the insurer must send the injured worker a Section 74 Notice....

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Complete guide to medical expenses under the workers comp system

If you have sustained an injury in the course of your employment, the insurer is required to pay medical expenses in accordance with Section 60 of the Workers Compensation Act 1987....

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Insurers continue to deny reasonably necessary medical treatment

In late 2012 the worker tripped and injured his left knee and right hand while at work....

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Why are medical negligence cases that are settled outside of court kept off doctors records?

Ashley Blundell underwent breast augmentation surgery in 2013 at the hands of Dr Peter Kim. ...

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Workers comp weekly compensation benefits explained in an Info-graphic

Everything you need to know about Workers Compensation weekly compensation benefits (in an info-graphic)....

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NSW Government overhaul of greenslip insurance

The NSW Government has announced a position paper on the reform of the CTP motor accident scheme....

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How to calculate your pre-injury average weekly earnings

As an injured worker you may be entitled to weekly payments of compensation. ...

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Is the Insurer Delaying Payment of Medical Expenses?

The interests of the injured worker and the insurance company are significantly different. The injured worker wants to receive treatment for their injuries as soon as possible and the insurer wants the injured worker to return to work as soon as possible and pay the least amount of compensation possible....

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Bullying by the insurer in workers compensation claims

The insurers’ main interest is to get you, the injured worker, back to work as soon as possible....

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Legal Costs In Workers Compensation claims explained

Legal support is available for injured workers who need help to make a claim or resolve a dispute about entitlements with their insurer....

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Workers comp medical expenses explained in an info-graphic

Everything you need to know about Workers Compensation (in an info-graphic)....

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Injury management explained

Injury management is the safe and long term return to work plan made for an injured worker....

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Ray H.
07:33 13 Jun 24
Matthew Garling and Team are kind, patient, polite, professional, empathetic and efficient. I was treated terribly by the at fault insurer. Garling and Co. had my back. Matthew gently and patiently... kept me up to speed on all the steps to go through. From my personal experience I recommend these guys. They are safe hands. Thank you team.read more
Jo L.
05:58 07 May 24
So very impressed with the professional team who looked after me throughout the last 4 and 1/2 years. A special mention to Kerry and Nathan who navigated each request to fight for my right to gain... access to further treatments and physio and to ensure medical treatment would be covered moving forward. I was so grateful I could hand it all over to you and not have to go through this very challenging time without your support.I thank you for the compassion you have provided to me, from the first contact with Matthew and Natasha, to finalisation with Kerry and Nathan.I highly recommend the team at Garling and Co for any third party compensation claims. You are in good hands with them all.read more
Linda O.
21:53 06 May 24
Emma, Rebecca and the team at Garling and Co have worked diligently throughout my workers compensation claim. The level of professionalism, support and communication has been faultless. Of particular... note has been the sensitivity displayed to me throughout the lengthy process. Worker’s compensation claims are complex and not easy to navigate, particularly when you are unwell. I do not hesitate to recommend Garling and Co to help you find a way through this otherwise unfathomable system.read more
Keith H.
20:51 23 Apr 24
After my case stalled with another firm, I decided to give Matthew Garling a call. He took my case and not only won, but achieved an outcome that far exceeded my expectations. This firm is the best... in the business in my opinion and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend them to anyone.read more
Anthony T.
00:50 16 Apr 24
Thank you Matthew and his team who guided me through the legal process, a truly positive experience with total professionalism.
Mikaele N.
03:01 15 Apr 24
Garling &Co Lawyers were awesome, I called every compensation law firm and was told that I couldn't claim for compensation.The whole experience and process was simple and stress free.Mr Matthew... Garling and Allison deserve an accolades for the very best in client service. I would highly recommend their service to anyone.read more
Tamara L.
02:10 15 Apr 24
I want to thank Garling & Co so much for all the help they have given me and helped with my claim. We got the win last week and it was the best news I have gotten considering how much my life has... been turned upside down the past 2 years. Emma and Rebecca have been incredible to work with and explained everything from the start even when I had hesitation to go ahead regarding how much everything would cost or how fair it could go or even if I had a chance, but they explained everything thoroughly, so I understood it all. Thank you for making this process seamlessly easy and helping me get the win it will make things a little easy for me that's for sure financial thank you for all your help I cannot recommend you and your services enough. Thank you again.read more
Sigrid W.
05:01 11 Apr 24
Utter professionalism from first phone call to final settlement. It was a pleasure to be represented by a firm that actually cares for their clients. From office staff, to paralegal and solicitor... Rebecca, Emma and Matthew thank you for your support and expertise throughout my claim. No wonder your firm has won many awards. I'm extremely happy with my outcome and can confidently recommend your firm.read more
BJ S.
01:09 09 Apr 24
Highly recommend Matthew & Allison at Garling and Co ! Quick response ! helpful every step of the way ! If you want the best compensation lawyer, Matthew @ Garling and co is the bestDoesn’t waste... time. Very informative ! excellent guidance! They get the job done ✅Website is perfect guide5 Star ⭐️ is not enoughI’m so grateful to Matthew, Allison and team for my outcome so far !Thank you 😊 Garling and co are awesome 👏 🤩read more
Jaimie K.
06:11 02 Apr 24
Have had a rollercoaster ride with Garling and Co over the several years we have been battling the system that injured workers are faced with. The wheels of progress are slow within this system.... However Garling and co have always stood by me. Calls are returned and matters are always followed up in a timely manner.read more
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