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What is silicosis in relation to claims for workers compensation?
Silicosis, an incurable lung disease, is most common in people exposed to high levels of silica dust over a long period.
Australia
17 Oct 2019
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FAQs: Victorian Workcover dependency claims
If you are partner, child or supporting friend of a person who died on a Victorian worksite, you may receive compensation.
Australia
2 Oct 2019
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Help! I have sustained an injury at work and I am unable to work – as a member of the AFP, what can I do?
Members of the AFP have rights and entitlements against their employer under the Federal worker's compensation scheme.
Australia
2 Oct 2019
4
Changes to workers compensation payments
These amendments simplify the manner in which an injured worker's weekly payments of compensation are to be calculated.
Australia
2 Oct 2019
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Timely reminder for satisfying thresholds in Victorian WorkCover serious injury applications
Accurate and up-to-date instructions, as a claim progresses, will assist in guiding the plaintiff and managing the case.
Australia
11 Jul 2019
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Tips and facts before meeting a personal injury lawyer
Personal injury claims vary according to facts and circumstances, so this is a general guide to the progress of a matter.
Australia
6 Jul 2019
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Journey claims and compensation — do not stop believin
Not all accident injuries on the journey to and from work need necessarily be brought as "journey injury claims".
Australia
6 Apr 2019
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Section 151D applications to extend the limitation period in work injury damages claims — more difficult with time
It remains best practice to give notice of an intention to claim damages as early as possible, with clarity and detail.
Australia
12 Dec 2018
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Avopiling Pty Ltd v Bosevski; Avopiling Pty Ltd v The Workers Compensation Nominal Insurer
This case highlights issues in the preparation of pleadings and calculation of damages in personal injury litigation.
Australia
26 Oct 2018
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Rights of injured workers expanded: knee replacements no longer subject to time limits
Injured workers can now pursue compensation claims for the costs of knee replacement procedures unrestricted by time.
Australia
13 Jul 2018
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Personal Injury Law Update: NSW workers compensation and motor accidents compensation law 2018
This paper deals with current developments in the areas of workers compensation and motor accident compensation in NSW.
Australia
10 Jul 2018
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Impairment benefits in relation to a workers compensation claim in Victoria
If you make a workers compensation claim in Victoria, you may come across the very unfamiliar term "impairment benefit".
Australia
17 May 2018
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Surveillance in personal injury insurance claims – a necessary evil or just an evil?
Surveillance is an evidence gathering technique used by defendant solicitors and insurers in personal injury claims.
Australia
2 Apr 2018
14
Sexual harassment and workers compensation entitlements in Victoria
An injured worker should seek first medical assistance, then report the incident to his employer and lodge a claim.
Australia
1 Mar 2018
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Medical testing in litigation: explanted tissue – James v Seltsam Pty Ltd
In litigation for asbestos exposure compensation, the first defendant sought testing of the plaintiff's explanted lung.
Australia
26 Feb 2018
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Navigating the tangled web of changes to the Workers Compensation Act in NSW.
The practical outcome of these amendments is that large numbers of NSW workers have become disentitled to compensation.
Australia
23 Oct 2017
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NSW CTP and workers compensation reforms: responsibility shifting or good policy?
The full impact will be felt when payments cease after the five-year grace period, with many unprepared for the changes.
Australia
17 Aug 2017
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Strengthening the NSW Workers Compensation Scheme – Back to the future?
The Committee recommended a single "one stop shop" for the purposes of resolution of all workers compensation disputes.
Australia
16 Apr 2017
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NSW workers entitled to legal representation
A worker in NSW is now entitled to obtain detailed legal advice in respect of a merit review of a work capacity decision.
Australia
7 Feb 2017
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Thousands of injured workers in NSW to lose compensation benefits this year
When benefits were slashed to injured workers the changes were made retrospective to apply to people injured before 2012.
Australia
12 Jan 2017
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