When can you claim pain and suffering?

When can you claim pain and suffering?

When can you claim pain and suffering under a WorkCover claim? There are two points under a WorkCover claim in Victoria where you can claim for pain and suffering. The first is an impairment lump sum claim and the second is a common law claim. An impairment claim in...
WorkCover and redundancy

WorkCover and redundancy

WorkCover and redundancy This page will explore issue of a redundancy and how it impacts on a WorkCover claim in Victoria. Firstly, what exactly is a redundancy? In short, redundancy is a way for employers to terminate employees. A redundancy occurs when the job that...
WorkCover settlement conference

WorkCover settlement conference

WorkCover settlement conferences (Vic) When you refer to a WorkCover settlement conference, in most cases what you’re referring to is a conference that occurs in relation to a WorkCover common law claim. This page will explore WorkCover settlement conferences in...
WorkCover claim settled: now what?

WorkCover claim settled: now what?

WorkCover claim settled: now what? When most people refer to their WorkCover claim having settled, what they’re usually referring to is that they’ve settled a lump sum claim. This article will look at what happens once your claim has settled. Impairment benefit...
WorkCover payouts for neck injury

WorkCover payouts for neck injury

WorkCover payout for neck injury If you suffer an injury to your neck at work there are a few different options open to you to pursue compensation. We have covered compensation that relates to medical expenses and income replacement benefits elsewhere. The two types...
WorkCover payouts for shoulder injuries

WorkCover payouts for shoulder injuries

WorkCover payouts for shoulder injuries Under the WorkCover system, if you succeed in an impairment lump sum for a shoulder injury, you can expect to receive a minimum of $21,000. You may be entitled to more if your shoulder injury is particularly bad (eg: one that...
WorkCover payout examples

WorkCover payout examples

WorkCover payout examples (Vic) Below are some WorkCover payout examples. You can use these examples to get an idea as to what you may be entitled to. Keep in mind that the WorkCover payout examples below are just that – they’re examples for illustrative...
WorkCover lump sum payments in Victoria

WorkCover lump sum payments in Victoria

WorkCover lump sum payments in Victoria Under the WorkCover scheme in Victoria, there’s two potential lump sum payments that you may be able to access if you’ve been injured. The first is called an impairment benefit and the second is called a common law...