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Workers Compensation Regulation 2016 – Schedule 8

Schedule 8 of the Workers Compensation Regulation 2016 outline such things as the weekly payments of workers, limitations of expenses (such as medical, hospital & rehabilitation expenses), and compensation for existing claimants (for example medical) and other such details. It’s very important to note that benefits will not cease if the medical condition is not stable. … Continue reading Workers Compensation Regulation 2016 – Schedule 8

Knee Injury Compensation for Injured Workers

Knee Injuries at Work – Workers Compensation Lawyers Sydney Knee Injury Compensation for Injured Workers Walker Law Group has over two decades of experience in assisting workers injured in the workplace to achieve the best possible compensation. Walker Law Group are approved by the WorkCover Independent Review Office which has established the Independent Legal Assistance … Continue reading Knee Injury Compensation for Injured Workers

One Claim Rule (Section 66(1A))

WORKERS COMPENSATION ACT 1987 – SECT 66 Entitlement to compensation for permanent impairment See the attached PDF, Maximum Benefits Payable for Permanent InjuriesSee 66 Entitlement to compensation for permanent impairment (1) A worker who receives an injury that results in a degree of permanent impairment greater than 10% is entitled to receive from the worker’s employer … Continue reading One Claim Rule (Section 66(1A))

Compensation for Non-Economic Loss

In personal injury cases, non–economic damages are defined as “pain, suffering, inconvenience, physical impairment, disfigurement, loss of consortium, or other nonpecuniary injury” . Wikipedia Permanent impairment benefits.  (See Extract) There are very different amounts provided for  lump sum compensation payment for permanent impairment for: Injuries received on and from 5 August 2015 Claims made on and from 18 June … Continue reading Compensation for Non-Economic Loss

Psychological Injury – Workers Compensation

Psychological Injury – Workers Compensation Lawyers Supervisor pointed gun at worker, caused psych injury A worker who claimed his supervisor held a gun to his chest, and repeatedly bullied him for being “too old” to return to work after being injured, has been awarded workers’ compensation. NSW Workers Compensation Commission Arbitrator John Harris found medical … Continue reading Psychological Injury – Workers Compensation

Over 50 and injured? You may no longer be able to receive Compensation

Featured in the Sydney Morning Herald, 23rd September 2017.  Our very own Accredited Specialist and Founder, Steve Walker, discusses his client Mr Toby and the impact the new government legislation changes could have on 1,000’s of injured workers like his client. He says of his client who suffered a significant and genuine injury renering him … Continue reading Over 50 and injured? You may no longer be able to receive Compensation