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What is life insurance?

Life insurance is a policy of insurance intended to protect you, and your family, from suffering financial difficulty after a certain event – for example, if you get sick, suffer an injury, or pass away. Types of Life Insurance 1. Total and Permanent Disablement (TPD)...

PSA- Check your superannuation before 1 July

PSA- Check your superannuation before 1 July

When did you last check your super? Many, if not most, people hold life insurance, or total and permanent disability insurance, through a superannuation fund, and don’t know it – until becoming unable to work due to injury or illness. On 1 July 2019, major...

What is whole person impairment?

What is whole person impairment?

If you have a claim for workers compensation, during your claim you may be asked to submit to anIndependent Medical Examination for the purpose of assessing your level of whole person impairment. Whole person impairment (“WPI”), is also referred to as permanent...

Can You Sue Your Employer For Negligence?

Can You Sue Your Employer For Negligence?

We often receive enquiries from injured workers asking whether they can sue their former employer in relation to their work related injuries. The short answer is yes, you can – but there are certain restrictions which apply. This type of claim is called a claim for...

The Shock of Section 39 Continues

Thousands of injured workers continue to experience the devastating effect of Section 39.Section 39 of the Workers Compensation Act 1987 (as amended) provides that the vast majority of injured workers will have their entitlement to weekly compensation payments...