Category - Comcare claims – Commonwealth compensation

Lodging a Comcare Commonwealth Compensation Claim for injury – Important things you need to be aware of

How and why does a valid work injury Comcare compensation claim get rejected and what can workers do to protect themselves? When workers leave it too late to report their injury or condition to their employer or delay in lodging the claim, it can make the claims process more difficult and will often result in their Comcare...

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Why was my Comcare work injury compensation claim rejected?

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...

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What happens if my initial Commonwealth work related injury causes another injury to develop?

Often I see Commonwealth employees that have sustained a work injury and as a consequence of that injury they develop other problems or complications with another part of their body.  This is referred to as a sequalae or secondary injury.  If this occurs it is important to make a Comcare claim for this secondary injury, otherwise...

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