Category - Injured People
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...
Making a Comcare claim for a work injury can be a daunting process – but if the claim is rejected, it can be even more overwhelming and stressful.
It is critical to know that if your claim is rejected there are steps that can be taken to challenge this. Legal assistance is crucial to ensure the best outcome possible.
If you experienced abuse while serving in the Australian Defence Force and wish to apply for compensation under the Defence Reparation Scheme, you must do so before 30 June 2022!
Compensation is in the form of a one-off payment of up to $50,000.
Act now. Don’t lose your chance.
What is the Defence Reparation Scheme?
TGB’s military compensation expert Tim White writes about the medical discharge process for Australian Defence Force members.
If you are in the process of a medical discharge from the Australian Defence Force there is a considerable amount of information and documentation, covering a wide range of issues, that you...
The long-awaited Royal Commission into defence force suicides is expected to be confronting and revealing, says TGB’s Tim White.
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.