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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



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



Can a S.74 notice be considered a "Work Capacity Decision"?

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

The NSW Workers Compensation Commission recently handed down a decision in a matter of Sabanayagam v St George Bank Ltd (2016) NSWWCCPD3. The issuewas whether the Workers Compensa  Read More



What is a Work Capacity Decision?

Monday, July 06, 2015

WHAT IS A WORK CAPACITY DECISION “Work Capacity Decisions” were introduced into the NSW Workers Compensation system to determine a worker’s entitlement to weekly payments of compensation. T  Read More