Many workers often complain of secondary or consequential injuries however they are unaware that they could be linked to their initial workplace injury.
If you’ve been injured at work as a casual employee, you may be wondering if you’re eligible for compensation. Read our guide to learn more.
Sustained a back injury at work? Read our article to understand Back Injury payouts under the workers compensation scheme.
Occupational hearing loss is one of the major problems among workers in Australia, especially for those who work in the manufacturing or construction industries.
If you’ve been severely injured at work and you are unable to fully recover from your injuries then you are likely entitled to a lump sum payment via a permanent impairment claim.
The Workers Compensation Legislation Amendment Act 2012 (NSW) made significant changes to the workers’ compensation scheme in New South Wales.
In New South Wales (NSW), workers compensation is a crucial system designed to support employees who suffer an injury or illness resulting from their work-related duties. According to State Insurance Regulatory Authority (SIRA), from 2022 to 2023 there were a total of 111,744 reportable workers compensation claims recorded.
In New South Wales, your employment insurance scheme covers your journeys to and from work if there is a real and substantial connection between your job and the incident that led to your injury. These are known legally as “journey claims”.
In Australia, compensation payments may affect your entitlement to standard pre-injury employment benefits. This article covers the availability of different types of leave in NSW when on workers compensation, and how access to leave benefits may differ from state to state.
If the workers compensation insurer disputes liability for your claim, it does not mean that you do not have a valid claim.
Weekly payments form a major part of the NSW workers compensation scheme and aim to compensate an injured worker for their loss of income over the course of recovery.
As an injured worker, the amount you can receive on a weekly basis and the period during which they are entitled to payments depends on a number of factors including the extent of your injury, your income before you got injured, as well as your ability to submit on time relevant documentation and applications to your insurer.
Worker Injured as a Result of the Nature and Conditions of his Employment Receives Over $670,000.00 in Compensation in Lost Earnings
They say that ‘hard work does not hurt anyone’, but in many cases, it does.