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WORKERS COMPENSATION: ARE YOUR WEEKLY PAYMENTS AT RISK?

Click to Call Testimonials Find an Expert WORKERS COMPENSATION: ARE YOUR WEEKLY PAYMENTS AT RISK? – By Glen Pearce – If you’ve been receiving workers compensation weekly payments for up to 2 years, you need to be aware that 30 June 2017 is a significant date. Not only is it the end of the financial year,…

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WORKER’S COMPENSATION: EMPLOYMENT AND PSYCHIATRIC INJURY

Click to Call Testimonials Find an Expert WORKER’S COMPENSATION: EMPLOYMENT AND PSYCHIATRIC INJURY – By Glen Pearce – When a person’s employment causes them to suffer a psychiatric injury such as depression, the question of whether they are entitled to worker’s compensation is not always straightforward.  Changes in workers compensation laws as well as the…

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CAN I CLAIM WORKERS COMP IF MY INJURY CAUSES ANOTHER INJURY?

Click to Call Testimonials Find an Expert CAN I CLAIM WORKERS COMP IF MY INJURY CAUSES ANOTHER INJURY? You would expect a claim for being injured at work to be pretty straightforward.  But what happens if that original injury leads to other complications?  Can you be compensated if a back injury eventually causes problems in…

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WHAT’S THE BUZZ: MOSQUITO BITES LEAD TO COMPENSATION CLAIM

Click to Call Testimonials Find an Expert WHAT’S THE BUZZ: MOSQUITO BITES LEAD TO COMPENSATION CLAIM A woman who was diagnosed with arthritis after being severely bitten by mosquitos has been successful in her claim for workers compensation. Background The woman was a 60 year-old lecturer in hairdressing, employed by TAFE SA. She had expressed…

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EARS LEFT RINGING AFTER WORKPLACE INJURY

Click to Call Testimonials Find an Expert EARS LEFT RINGING AFTER WORKPLACE INJURY A man who claimed that his employment conditions caused tinnitus has been awarded compensation by the South Australian Employment Tribunal (Tribunal). This case is significant because it was found that the connection of the injury to the man’s work did not have…

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WORKERS COMPENSATION: WHEN IS IT TOO LATE TO CLAIM?

Click to Call Testimonials Find an Expert WORKERS COMPENSATION: WHEN IS IT TOO LATE TO CLAIM? In separate decisions, two workers were recently allowed to make workers compensation claims, even though they were well out-of-time.  One case concerned industrial deafness, or noise induced hearing loss (NIHL), and the other was a back injury. Hearing Loss…

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A FALL AT THE FOOTY: IS IT WORK?

Click to Call Testimonials Find an Expert A FALL AT THE FOOTY: IS IT WORK? Most people would assume that if you go to the footy and get injured, you can’t get workers compensation because you’re not at work.  But that’s not always the case.  Employee activities outside of work hours may still attract an…

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