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  1. kingofmeereen

    QLD Are there insurances in place for workers who are inflicted psychiatric injury other than workers compensation?

    For example, paramedics or police who are inflicted psychiatric injury from witnessing traumatic scenes can possibly get compensation through workers compensation but is it possible to get it from somewhere else? Like suing people? For example a negligent driver causing so much devastation and...
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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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    WA Claiming Workers Compensation Using Union Lawyer?

    I have lodged a Workers Compensation Claim and in the process of hiring a lawyer. What would be the pros and cons of using the law firm available through the Union? Aside from no fees (win or lose).
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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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    WA Crashed into Employer's Unmarked Chain - Workers Compensation?

    Our company has a security chain that is placed across the driveway to keep out people parking in our company at night. Procedure was the last one out puts up the chain. I normally leave at 5pm but worked back till 6pm. In the evening light, the security chain was not visible as it is not...
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    NSW Do I Have to Cover Contractor's Workers Compensation?

    Hello, I want to hire an independent contractor to manage research field trials. Our company is registered in NSW and the contractor has his business in QLD and will perform the trials in QLD. I know contractors have to organise their own insurance but I have read in some states the client...
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    WA Received no pay for 3.5 months workers compensation

    Hi everyone back in 2014 i sliped in my car wash bay and ruptured my disc. I went to the doctors straight away which they confirmed. I didnt receive my weekly wages for 3.5 months. They ended up paying me in a lump sum which was heavily taxed i also didnt recive any overtime or pay outs i went...
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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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    WA Workcover - Given an Infringement for Information Given?

    Hi I'm hoping someone can help me with this one. It has me quite worried and I think what they are doing may be illegal. So I run a small business and have a few employees, mostly part time. I changed my address and my workers compensation expired for 4 months until I got a new policy. Out of...
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    NSW Personal Injury - Is There a Comparative Table of Disabilities?

    I have just received notification to attend a WPI evaluation. This matter is an ongoing personal injury claim for which I received compensation in 2002 from table of disabilities. Is there a table anywhere that allows me to compare the level of impairment in 2002 (which was determined by...