WORKCOVER NOTICE OF ASSESSMENT AND LUMP SUM OFFERS

When you are injured at work you are entitled to receive workers’ compensation benefits. However, WorkCover or the self-insurer will eventually stop paying those payments and close your claim, irrespective of whether your injuries have healed.   Up until this point your income and treatment has been covered by “no fault “statutory scheme. When your … Read more

Is My Injury Work Related?

For an injury to count as a workplace injury, it must be connected to your work – but does not always have to occur in the actual workspace. As outlined in the Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003, an injury is any personal injury arising in the course of, employment, so long as the employment is … Read more

What Is Whiplash?

  Whiplash is a non-medical term used to describe neck pain which has resulted from a soft tissue injury to the neck. It is a common injury that is caused by a traumatic incident such as a car accident, where in the neck is extended beyond its typical range of motion causing an abrupt forward … Read more