Category - Injured People
If you have been physically or psychologically injured through military service there are avenues to be compensation through the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA). However, compensation laws have and continue to change and this impacts the potential for compensation and other entitlements.
What is CRPS?
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) is a broad term to describe excess and prolonged pain and inflammation that can follow an injury to an arm, hand, leg or foot.
The pain can be excruciating, even for something as mild as a gentle touch. Other symptoms include changes in skin colour, sweating, temperature...
This is a vital question and it's one of the first topics you should be raising with your lawyer. Before you start down the windy road of claiming compensation you should understand the estimated time frames involved.
Being medically discharged from the Australian Defence Force seems to be occurring with increased frequency. I speak with current and former defence force members on a weekly basis who have been medically discharged for a large array of injuries. Most often this is due to serious physical injuries but very frequently a psychological...
Cyclist deaths have risen by nearly 50 per cent since the introduction of road laws aimed at increasing their safety. Morry Bailes questions what’s gone wrong.
It is not just greater publicity that has contributed to the seeming rise in cycling deaths, it’s real. The statistics make for grim reading.
When asking if you can make a Comcare claim and receive compensation for a psychiatric injury, the short answer is yes!
Hi. My name is Tim White, and I am a partner here at TGB, specialising in advising injured workers – specifically with military compensation claims and Comcare claims.
Having assisted injured workers for about 25 years, I want to share with you my top five questions you should raise with your lawyer at the first meeting....
If a claimant refuses to see a doctor nominated by Comcare, the claimant's compensation can be suspended and they must go to court to argue their case. (ABC News: Emma Machan)
About two people die every week in motor vehicle accidents on South Australian roads, with hundreds more significantly injured.
Our compensation scheme for those injured in car accidents is a fault-based one, meaning you can only claim compensations for injuries if the accident was the other driver's fault.