Category - Injured People
Following a series of changes to the Northern Territory’s Return to Work Act there is now “deemed” acceptance of claims for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (‘PTSD’) for frontline emergency workers (first responders).
What are the changes?
Diseases that are accepted as arising out of particular types...
How can a pre-existing brain tumour lead to a ‘work injury’ and have compensation paid? It seems unlikely – impossible even – however in a bizarre turn of events in a remote drilling work site in the middle of Moomba in South Australia, TGB was able to secure compensation for an affected worker faced...
TGB partner Tim White spoke with ABC Radio Adelaide’s Sonya Feldhoff following this week’s announcement of an independent commissioner into Defence veteran suicide.
Tim, who has been fighting for injured Defence veterans for more than 20 years, discussed what the announcement means for grieving families and the...
Before I was a personal injury lawyer, I was a teacher.
I had always enjoyed helping others and so completing my degree in education seemed like a natural progression for me in terms of career choice.
In my final year of studying teaching, “social justice in education” was my topic of choice for my Honours thesis...
More work injury claims are getting rejected at the first hurdle, but now is not the time to throw in the towel, write TGB’s Tim White and Daniel Clarke.
How can my work injury claim be rejected when it is caused by my employment?
Increasingly, we are seeing injury claims rejected on the basis of numerous exceptions, in...
Even if you were not a driver or passenger of one of the vehicles involved in an accident, you may still be entitled to compensation.
When we think of motor vehicle accidents and the claims that arise as a result of them, we often come to the conclusion that they can only involve motor vehicles and only those who...
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.
When you have been involved...
If you have been involved in a motor vehicle accident in Western
Australia (WA), it is very easy to feel overwhelmed by the injury insurance
claims process and lose focus on what’s most important—recovery.
If this sounds like you, you will benefit from being represented
by one of our dedicated Perth motor
If you've been involved in a car accident there is as much a mental toll as a physical one. TGB partner Tim White and senior associate Nakkie Le Roux examine the path to a successful psychological injury claim in Western Australia.