Category - Commonwealth Employees
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....
Lawyers concerned Comcare’s tactics are hurting injured claimants
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)
Australian Lawyers Alliance spokesman Tim White, who has represented Commonwealth...
How and why does a valid work injury 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 the claim being rejected.
This is usually...
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...
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 claim for this secondary injury, otherwise the impact...
TGB partner Tim White discusses what injured Commonwealth workers need to do if their claim is accepted but their medical costs are denied.
Bullying, workplace harassment and inappropriate behaviour - the common thread to all of these is stress and psychological injury, and the number of compensation claims is rising. For Commonwealth workers looking to make a claim, the process can be complex. TGB partner Tim White explains what to look out for.
TGB partner Tim White has successfully managed permanent impairment claims for injured Commonwealth employees right across the country. Here he answers some of his clients' frequently asked questions and raises things they need to be aware of.
The much-anticipated Defence ABuse Reparations scheme has just been announced. So what does it mean for current and former Defence personnel? TGB senior associate Brianna Tapscott explains.