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CAN I MAKE A SECOND CLAIM FOR LUMP SUM COMPENSATION FOR PERMANENT IMPAIRMENT?

Monday, March 26, 2018

The Workers Compensation Act allows an injured worker to make only one claim for lump sum compensation for permanent impairment if the claim was made after 19 June 2012. You cannot return and try to i  Read More



AMENDMENTS TO SECTION 38 OF THE WORKERS COMPENSATION ACT – CONTINUING WORKCOVER PAYMENTS AFTER 130 WEEKS

Monday, March 26, 2018

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. The Workers Comp  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



SECTION 39 OF THE WORKERS COMPENSATION ACT

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Due to the amendments to the Workers Compensation Legislation in 2012, Section 39 of the Workers Compensation Act states that injured workers who have been receiving weekly benefits since 1 Octobe  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



BEWARE THE CASE CONFERENCE

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Once a claim for workers' compensation is accepted, the insurer will appoint a rehabilitation provider to assist in your return to work. The rehabilitation provider is a company contracted by the   Read More



Ultimate guide to weekly compensation payments under the WC Act

Thursday, September 01, 2016

INTRODUCTION The NSW workers’ compensation system is guided by two separate acts of NSW Parliament: - The Workers’ Compensation Act 1987; and The Workplace Injury Management & Worker  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