All about WorkCover statutory counter offers

All about WorkCover statutory counter offers

All about WorkCover statutory counter offers (Vic) During a WorkCover claim you may have heard the term WorkCover counter offer or WorkCover statutory counter offer referred to. This is an offer made on your behalf (usually) by your lawyer, during a common law lump...
Victorian Workers Compensation Legislation

Victorian Workers Compensation Legislation

Victorian Workers Compensation Legislation The Workplace Injury Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2013 (Vic) (WIRC Act) is the current legislation that covers Victorian WorkCover matters. It came into effect on 1 July 2014. This piece of legislation replaced two...
All about WorkCover Common law

All about WorkCover Common law

All about WorkCover WorkCover Common law damages claims in Victoria What is common law? The term ‘Common law’ refers to precedents and authority set down by court decisions developed over hundreds of years. When courts make decisions, in certain cases...
All about duty of care

All about duty of care

All about duty of care in Victoria. Duty of care meaningA duty of care is a legal obligation to avoid doing something or failing to do something, that could possibly lead to the harm of another person.It’s a legal obligation that we all have to take reasonable steps...