When my claim is accepted what benefits do I receive?

If the insurer accepts liability for your claim then you will receive benefits under the Workers Compensation Act.

The major benefits include:

  • Payment of weekly compensation
  • Payment of lump sum compensation for permanent impairment
  • Medical and Hospital expenses

Other benefits payable are;

  • Rehabilitation expenses
  • Death benefits and funeral expenses
  • Compensation for damage to property (e.g. clothing)