Category - Injured People
Late last week, the Supreme Court of Appeal handed down a decision on two matters heard concurrently, that set an important precedence for injured workers in South Australia seeking a lump sum payment under the Return to Work Act 2014 (SA) (The RTW Act).
TGB Lawyers acted for Mr Williams, the successful appellant in one of the...
For more than 25 years, I’ve been on the frontline, assisting veterans and Australian Defence Force (ADF) members in their quest for a Gold Card from the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA).
A question that I’ve been asked many times is whether having PTSD is the golden ticket to obtaining a Gold Card. The picture...
If you have been injured in a motor vehicle accident in Western Australia (WA) and can’t return to work, you may be eligible to claim compensation for loss of income or earnings. Your incapacity to work may result in a loss of earnings and could be claimed for under motor injury insurance.
According to the ICWA annual report...
If you've been involved in a car accident there is as much a mental toll as a physical one. TGB partner Tim White examines the path to a successful psychological injury claim in Western Australia.
First responders play a vital role in society, and it is not unusual for them to face life-threatening situations and significant trauma as part of their work. Under current legislation, making a work injury claim related to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can be a daunting and stressful process. However, recent developments...
Being involved in a motor vehicle accident is unexpected, and can be a terrifying experience which can have significant financial and emotional consequences for you and your family. Obtaining medical attention should be your first priority. There are, however, important steps you must take to comply with legislation and...
In our previous blog, Dimitra Bouras explained some of the top causes and common injuries sustained by health care workers.
Below we look at two case studies where we were able to help injured health care workers.
Case study 1: 38 year old nurse sustaining neck and shoulder injury
Sabrina*, a 38 year old nurse working in...
When filing a Comcare claim, individuals expect to receive the support and compensation they deserve for work-related injuries or illnesses. However, there are instances where Comcare claims are denied, leaving claimants confused and frustrated. It’s essential to understand the common reasons for Comcare claim denials...
Health care is one of the most fundamental sectors to both society and the economy, with workers in this sector providing vital services to patients in public and private hospitals, nursing homes, home care situations and medical clinics.
Health care workers include nurses, doctors, psychiatrists, psychologists and carers. ...