Category - Employers
Tindall Gask Bentley lawyer Daniel Clarke explains how medical expenses are paid under the Workers’ Compensation and Injury Management Act 1981 (the Act).
“How will I pay for all of this?” It’s a question we are often asked by injured workers who fear for their long-term health and are unsure how they will cover their...
Queensland’s workers’ compensation is complex. In this blog we answer five questions commonly asked by our clients.
How do I lodge a claim?
A workers compensation claim must be lodged within 6 months of sustaining the injury or becoming entitled to compensation (i.e. requiring a medical expense paid or time off...
Defence veterans disheartened by the constant struggle that is the military compensation claims process have received a glimmer of hope on two fronts.
The Federal Government today committed an extra $31 million to help veterans struggling with mental health issues. This announcement follows that by Defence Minister Marise Payne...
There are currently more than 300,000 injury claims with the Department of Veterans’ Affairs right now.
This means thousands of current and former Defence men and women are still awaiting recognition for injuries sustained while serving their country. But Australia’s military compensation system is complex and full...
A factory worker who was sacked for chucking a hangover sickie after drinking too much on Anzac Day has been awarded $8000 in compensation after the Fair Work Commission found she was treated harshly.
TGB personal injury lawyer Daniel Clarke answers some of the more common questions that arise in relation to workers’ compensation claims in Western Australia.
The ripple effect of getting injured at work can be enormous. Stress and anxiety are common among injured workers. While you try to focus on your rehabilitation, it...
Is doctor-patient confidentiality as solid as we think? Can your medical records be requested by insurers, your employer or even your ex-partner? How private is patient privacy? TGB partner Tim White took part in a fascinating panel discussion with the ABC’s Sonya Feldhoff as well as psychiatrist Dr Nick Ford and Dr William...
David Snow’s life changed the day armed robbers raided his workplace and shrapnel from a gunshot hit his right leg. Now an amputee, David is struggling to find employment and has exhausted all avenues for further compensation.
Tindall Gask Bentley partner Amber Sprague spoke to Channel 7’s “Today Tonight”...
For Commonwealth employees, making a compensation claim can be a confusing process, but it doesn’t have to be.
In this episode of the Law & Life podcast, TGB partner Tim White discusses the 10 things you must look out for if you’re a Commonwealth employee making a ComCare claim.
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