TGB is delighted to announce 12 new promotions across the firm, effective 1 July 2022.
These 12 exceptional lawyers have been promoted across multiple offices, and range from Associate level all the way to Equity Partner.
TGB CEO Claudio Galloni said:
“Despite the challenging business environment of the past two years, TGB...
TGB’s Comcare Claims team has successfully managed permanent impairment claims for injured Commonwealth employees right across the country. TGB Partner and experienced Comcare Claims lawyer, Tim White answers our clients’ seven most frequently asked questions and raises things you need to be aware of.
1. What is...
Separating from a long-term partner can be one of the most distressing experiences in life, however a good support network can make the process a whole lot simpler and easier. Family and friends will always be there to lean on but have you considered what professional services you may need to “untie the knot” and...
How does a work injury cause stress?
A work injury can be extremely stressful for an injured worker. Not only does a worker have to deal with the pain of their injury which at times can be chronic, they often have to attend multiple medical providers on a regular basis to assist with their recovery. A worker may often feel...
On 2 June 2022, the South Australian Government tabled proposed changes in Parliament to the Return to Work Act 2014 in the form of the Return to Work (Permanent Impairment Assessment) Amendment Bill 2022. The changes are set to benefit employers by keeping down employers’ workers compensation premiums at the expense of...
A Statement of Principle (SOP) is critical to determining if your military compensation claim will be accepted or not.
The applicable SOP sets the threshold you have to meet for your injury to be accepted as being military caused. There is often more than one SOP that could apply to your particular injury. Each SOP has different...
We are often contacted by people who are surprised by a decision made by the case managers handling their workers compensation claim. Whilst it may seem final, you are able to challenge a decision made by your case manager – however it is not straightforward or an easy process.
How do I dispute a decision?
If you have suffered an injury or illness that causes you to stop work then you may be able to pursue a Total and Permanent Disablement (“TPD”) claim.
What is a TPD claim?
A TPD claim is an insurance claim covered by either your Superannuation fund or through a separate insurance policy.
Most Superannuation Policies...
If you disagree with a decision made by the DVA you are certainly entitled to dispute the decision. The process involved with disputing the decision depends which legislation your claim has been made under.
Dispute Process – Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004 (MRCA)
If your injury has arisen out of service...