In Victoria, there are compensation schemes available both for people injured in the course of their employment; WorkCover and TAC claims. But who provides the compensation and benefits if you’re [...]
Generally, worker’s compensation disputes that end up in the Magistrates Court include any adverse decisions made by the WorkCover insurer in relation to your entitlements to WorkCover weekly [...]
An independent medical examination is an appointment with a specialist medical practitioner, organised by the WorkCover insurer, to address some aspects of your worker’s compensation claim or [...]
If you’re injured in a transport accident while working, there are some limited circumstances where you may be eligible for WorkCover benefits and a TAC common law claim.
We have represented many injured workers in accessing their WorkCover entitlements. Some of the workers we represent are migrants. They often ask whether their WorkCover entitlements will be [...]
You generally have 6 years to lodge your WorkCover common law claim but, in some circumstances, the Court can allow an extension of time.
We examine worker’s compensation claims for a CRPS injury and a recent Supreme Court judgment that awarded a plaintiff suffering with CRPS over $1.95 million in compensation.
Conciliation is an informal process in workers compensation and is the first step an injured worker can take to appeal certain decisions of the WorkCover insurer.