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...
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 make a Comcare claim for this secondary injury, otherwise...
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.
This is part two in a three-part transport workers series by Tim White. You can read part one here.
Australia employs 550,000 people as road freight transport workers. It’s an enormous part of our nation’s workforce – 5 per cent, in fact. Big employers in the sector include Linfox, TNT, Star Track Express, Australia Post...
For Commonwealth employees, making a compensation claim can be a confusing process, but it doesn’t have to be.
In this episode of the Law & Life podcast, TGB partner Tim White discusses the 10 things you must look out for if you’re a Commonwealth employee making a ComCare claim.
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Trucks keep Australia moving, but what happens when transport workers are injured on the job? TGB lawyer Daniel Clarke explains the various factors that need to be considered.
Transport workers keep the economy ticking over across Australia’s vast land. These workers cross state lines frequently, in metropolitan and country...