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Total & Permanent Disability Claims

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

WHAT IS A TPD CLAIM? The term “TPD” stands for total and permanent disablement. Most superannuation funds come with TPD cover that will pay out lump sum compensation if you become total  Read More



WHAT DO THE DEFINITIONS ON MY TPD POLICY MEAN?

Monday, July 15, 2019

What is TPD? The definition of Total and Permanent Disability (TPD) differs from claim to claim. However, the term “totally and permanent disability” will usually mean that you have sustained  Read More



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

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

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 e  Read More



Whole Person Impairment Claims – An Update

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

If as a result of an injury sustained in the course of employment, you have sustained a permanent impairment, the Workers Compensation Act allows for a worker to claim a lump sum amount of compens  Read More



Work Capacity Decisions - Recent Changes

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Work Capacity Decisions are made by a worker’s compensation insurer to determine the work capacity of an injured worker. It is a formal process involving information gathering, medical asses  Read More



When Should I seek the Assistance of a Lawyer for my CTP Claim NSW (accident after 1 December 2017)

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

The new CTP green slip scheme came into effect on 1 December 2017 and new laws were introduced which restricts lawyers from receiving payment for certain services and regulates how much a lawyer c  Read More



What is a “Minor Injury” Under the Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017 – An Update

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

For injuries sustained in motor vehicle accidents which occurred on or after 1 December 2017, the type and amount of compensation you can claim depends in a large part on whether your injury is cl  Read More



Termination of Statutory Benefits under the Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

If a person suffers an injury as a result of a motor vehicle accident, then statutory benefits are now payable under the new Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017 (https://www.garlingandco.com.au/blog/  Read More



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

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

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. Recent changes to the workers compensation le  Read More



PIAWE calculation and Weekly Payments

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

The recent Workers Compensation Amendment Regulation 2018 (Amendment Regulation) has amended the Workers Compensation Act to make significant changes to the calculation of pre-injury average weekl  Read More