Do I get paid normally on WorkCover?

Do I get paid normally on WorkCover?

Do I get paid normally on WorkCover?   If you lodge a WorkCover claim in Victoria and it gets accepted, in some instances you’ll be entitled to be paid income replacement benefits. These are sometimes referred to as weekly payments of compensation. You are...
WorkCover claims process flow chart

WorkCover claims process flow chart

WorkCover claims process flow chart Below is a WorkCover claims process flow chart that outlines the WorkCover process in Victoria. On the left, you have the ‘no fault entitlements’. These are entitlements can be claimed by a person regardless as to...
WorkCover make up pay – how does it work?

WorkCover make up pay – how does it work?

WorkCover make up pay – how it works As you may have read on other articles on our website, WorkCover weekly payments are not paid at 100% of your pre-injury average weekly earnings. Weekly payments commence at 95% of your pre injury earnings and later on drop...
Are WorkCover payments taxable?

Are WorkCover payments taxable?

Are WorkCover payments taxable? Weekly payments from the WorkCover insurer are taxed just as your wages paid by your employer would be taxed. In most cases, WorkCover payments are actually made to you by your employer and they will process it similarly to a regular...
Does WorkCover back pay?

Does WorkCover back pay?

Does WorkCover back pay? Yes, if your claim is rejected and then later accepted, you’re entitled to be back paid to put you in the position of if your claim was initially accepted. If you reach an agreement with the insurance company or their lawyers to resolve your...
Does WorkCover pay full wages?

Does WorkCover pay full wages?

Does WorkCover pay full wages? No, WorkCover pays income replacement benefits at a rate less than your full wage if your ability to work is impacted because of a work related injury or illness. Income benefits are calculated based on an average of your earnings with...