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    VIC Loss of Future Earnings - 40% decrease criteria satisfied

    Any answers & thoughts would be appreciated... Scenario: 1. Injury caused a permanent decrease in potential earning capacity greater than 40% 2. 98C IB claim lodged 3. IB Assessment determines 30% permanent impairment Agent fails to issue Notice of Impairment. Time allowed has expired. Claim...
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    QLD Workcover interviews

    Hi All, Silly question but I just want to hear others experiences. Who is in charge of carrying out workplace investigations/interviews with witnesses, is it Workcovers job or are they allowed to delegate (palm it off) to the employer to do? Thanks in advance
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    VIC Bullied harassed threatened and unfairly dismissed and now mental illness because of it

    Did my back at work then got threatning phone calls from my boss which I have witnesses for, didn’t pay me for 6 weeks and used my sick days and denied annual until workcover were involved and excepted my claim, was meant to be on light duties when I went back to work but I was segregated all...
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    NSW Illegal Disclosure of Information - Help with Privacy and Reputation Damage?

    Hi, Is there a lawyer in NSW who is experienced in personal breach of privacy matters where reputation damage has been caused? In this instance, the breach relates to illegal disclosure of information about a workers' compensation injury. I incurred a workplace injury at an employer a couple...
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    NSW Can I Terminate Employee on Workcover?

    Hi I have an employee currently on workers compensation claim. The employee has no intention to come back to our workplace and the doctor recommends to find an alternative work place. I would like to get the employee off my books and have workcover take over the direct payments, since the...
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    VIC Workcover Law and obtaining compensation

    Hi, Just a little (sorry long) story. My partner injured himself at work early Dec 2017 (He worked in a factory but through a job network agency). The Job network he was with had him see a Doctor over Skype. He just said that he had pulled a muscle or something and have him a certificate of...
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    VIC Workcover claim for bullying against employer

    Hello, I’m wondering what the dispute process is as I believe the accepted claim is unreasonable? Also, my insurer told me I’m liable to pay that employee’s wage until she finds another job. She’s 67yo. And I’m a small business owner (under 15 employees), having to pay this will cause the...
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    VIC Resigning on workcover

    Hi Everyone, I been searching the net but can't find an answer. My claim has been accepted, but I have know quit due to on going bulling from the employer. In my resignation I made it very clear that is was worsing my condition and my condition was the reason to quit. My question is Do they need...
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    NSW Prime will not let me leave

    Hi All, sorry in advanced for the long post. I currently work for a company as a sub contractor through a middle man called a "Prime". Without knowing turns out if I want to work for this same company under another Prime I cannot do so unless my current prime signs a release. My current prime...
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    QLD Is This Negligence on My Lawyer's Part?

    Hi everyone, if someone can please give me an idea of my chances, it would be most appreciated. I injured my shoulder at work whilst on a building site performing work for one of our customers. I made a claim on my employers workcover. I had a operation and 2 months of work. My shoulder never...