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WorkCover Independent Review Office – WIRO Lawyers

WorkCover Independent Review Office (WIRO) has established the Independent Legal Assistance and Review Service (ILARS). This service provides access to free, independent legal advice to injured workers, through the provision of a grant, where there is a disagreement with insurers regarding entitlements. Waker Law Group are approved by WIRO, we make sure injured workers have … Continue reading WorkCover Independent Review Office – WIRO Lawyers

Personal injury compensation Claims

Personal injury compensation Claims – Because workplace and car accident injuries are so common, the government has passed special legislation providing for their insurance and compensation. However people get injured in many other situations. In these cases the common law of negligence provides for personal injury compensation. The law of negligence defines the degree of care that … Continue reading Personal injury compensation Claims

Changes to benefits for injured workers effective on 1 September 2014

The Minister for Finance & Services announced on 26 June 2014 that he proposed to introduce five enhancements to benefits for injured workers and these would be introduced by an amendment to the Workers Compensation Regulation 2010. The amendment to the Regulation was gazetted on 3 September 2014.

The five changes apply only to injured workers … Continue reading Changes to benefits for injured workers effective on 1 September 2014