Blog


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



SECTION 59A OF THE WORKERS COMPENSATION ACT 1997 – LIMIT ON PAYMENT OF MEDICAL EXPENSES

Thursday, March 22, 2018

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



Workers' Compensation Claims: Should you challenge a S74 Notice?

Monday, October 23, 2017

What is a Section 74 Notice? A Section 74 Notice is a written decision made by the insurer outlining the reasons to decline your claim and/or medical expenses. A Section 74 Notice will includ  Read More



The new CTP changes are here

Friday, March 10, 2017

The CTP reform bill was announced yesterday and there will be significant changes to the current system, but only for injuries sustained in accidents after the bill is passed. At Fault I  Read More



NSW Government making a huge profit by throwing thousands of injured workers out of the system.

Thursday, February 09, 2017

In the coming months, some 7000 – 8000 injured workers will be notified that their weekly benefits will cease at the end of 2017. As a result of the amendments to the legislation in 2012, Sect  Read More



Case study under the new CTP scheme

Friday, October 14, 2016

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. Under the new scheme the   Read More



The new CTP scheme that gives insurers all the power

Friday, October 14, 2016

The proposed changes to the CTP Scheme will result in up to 90% of injured motorists having to tackle claims by themselves without legal assistance. This is a significant issue as this w  Read More



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

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

INTRODUCTION To decline a claim for weekly compensation and/or medical expenses, the insurer must send the injured worker a Section 74 Notice. A S.74 Notice is a statement outlining the r  Read More



Complete guide to medical expenses under the workers comp system

Friday, August 26, 2016

INTRODUCTION 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.   Read More



Insurers continue to deny reasonably necessary medical treatment

Thursday, August 18, 2016

In late 2012 the worker tripped and injured his left knee and right hand while at work. His orthopaedic surgeon recommended minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery on his left knee. Unfortunately,  Read More