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Psychological Injury – A Workplace Stress & Anxiety Claim

Workers Compensation Claim citing Workplace Stress & Anxiety.  The successful case was won for the local Northern Beaches client by Walker Law Group resulting in a $43,500.00 payout. Dear Steve, I wish to express my gratitude to you and to your team for all the support whilst challenging the Insurer’s rejection of my workplace injury.  Your … Continue reading Psychological Injury – A Workplace Stress & Anxiety Claim

What’s the Model for Work Capacity Decision Reviews?

The Work Capacity Decision review process, including the ability to seek a Merit Review by the authority, was introduced into the Workers Compensation Scheme in 2012 Amendments to the Workers Compensation Act 1987 (the Act). Those reforms effectively split what had formerly been the exclusive jurisdiction of the Workers Compensation Commission (WCC) to determine Workers … Continue reading What’s the Model for Work Capacity Decision Reviews?

Work Capacity Assessments and Work Capacity Decisions

Work Capacity Assessments and Work Capacity Decisions – Workers Compensation The amending act imposes additional requirements on the insurer to conduct regular work capacity assessments which may, or may not, result in a Work Capacity Decision affecting the worker’s weekly benefits. The work cover work capacity guidelines (the Guidelines) state that a work capacity assessment … Continue reading Work Capacity Assessments and Work Capacity Decisions