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CTP claims – How to secure proper funding for medical treatment and rehabilitation needs

If you have been seriously injured in a road accident that was not your fault and if you have current medical and ongoing rehabilitation needs, the lodgement of a CTP...

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WorkCover Claims – Can I Continue To Receive Benefits From WorkCover After I Have Resigned Or After Termination?

This is a question that we are asked regularly, and for good reason. The short answer is yes, but there are some conditions. Termination of Employment While on Workers’ Compensation...

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Workplace Fatalities & Wrongful Death Claims with WorkCover Queensland Explained

The purpose of this blog article is to explain the rights and entitlements which exist for family members with WorkCover Queensland when a worker dies at work. Unfortunately, there are...

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Case Note – Wilson v. Gold Coast Hospital & Health Service [2023] QSC 135 – 1.6 million damages award for injured nurse

On 23 June 2023, Justice Ryan of the Supreme Court of Queensland delivered judgment in favour of Trinet Wilson for the sum of $1,634,418.55 as against her employer due to...

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Queensland’s WorkCover Scheme Continues to Lead the Way

We have blogged a number of times in the past about Queensland’s WorkCover system and particularly how it provides an efficient, cost-effective, and sustainable system of compensating injured workers compared...

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WorkCover Claims – Host Employment – Your Rights Explained

In this blog, I will be discussing host employment in terms of the rights and options for an injured worker and the extent or limits of their obligations to cooperate...

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WorkCover Claims – I’ve been injured at work – how do I start my claim and when does it end?

In this blog, I will be discussing some basic concepts how the workers’ compensation system in Queensland works, how to get a claim started, what to do and what to...

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