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What To Do If You Have A Slip and Fall

A slip and fall can happen anywhere, but often occurs in a public place like a shopping centre, supermarket, a restaurant, a pub, or a café. It’s easy to think that a slip and fall won’t cause significant injury, but that is often not the case. A slip and fall...

What Does Exempt Worker mean?

In NSW, major changes were made to the workers compensation scheme in amendments to the Workers Compensation Act 1987 in 2012, and again in 2015. An “exempt worker” describes those classes of worker to whom these changes do not apply. An exempt worker, being a worker...

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...