If you have made a Victorian workers’ compensation claim following an injury you sustained at work, you may have a Medical Panel involved at some point during your claim.
If you are on WorkCover and unable to return to any work as a result of your workplace injury, your employer is required to hold your position open for 52 weeks.
In this article, we will look at how personal injury compensation, for example TAC or WorkCover benefits, may affect the supports a person with a disability receives under their NDIS plan.
If you hurt yourself at work and are in receipt of WorkCover weekly compensation payments for your time off work, you have probably been asked to participate in planning for your return to work, [...]
In this article, we provide a guide for General Practitioners about the Victorian workers compensation claims process and answer some of the common questions raised by GP’s.
Understandably, many Victorians are concerned about the effect COVID-19 will have on the progress of their personal injury claim. They want to know whether it will affect their ability to get [...]
In Victoria, almost all claims for personal injury compensation are subject to “caps” and “thresholds” under the law. These limit the amount of compensation you can receive if you are injured or [...]
For many Victorian workers, there is heightened anxiety about returning to the workplace after weeks (or months) of working from home. Some workers may be considering what happens if you contract [...]
Claiming common law damages (lump sum compensation in cases where there is negligence) for a workplace injury can be more difficult where the injury is a psychological one. The main difficulty [...]