WorkCover information for injured workers in Victoria

 

All about WorkCover home help

All about WorkCover home help

All about WorkCover home help If you have an accepted WorkCover claim, it’s possible that the WorkCover insurer will pay for help around the home if required. When will the WorkCover insurer pay for home help? The WorkCover insurer will pay for home help services if...

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WorkCover medical reports

WorkCover medical reports

All about WorkCover medical reports There are two main categories of medical reports that could be obtained during a WorkCover matter in Victoria. The first is medical reports from independent medical examiners. These are typically obtained by the insurance company,...

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What is WorkCover leave?

What is WorkCover leave?

What is WorkCover leave? In Victoria, technically there is nothing called ‘WorkCover leave’. If you are absent from work either on a partial basis or a complete basis because of your work-related injury and you have a WorkCover claim on foot, any time off work is...

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WorkCover claim accepted

WorkCover claim accepted

What happens when a WorkCover claim is accepted? Once your WorkCover claim has been accepted in Victoria, that will entitle you to two things only.  The first is the payment of weekly payments of compensation if your ability to work has been impacted. The second is...

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WorkCover payment rates

WorkCover payment rates

WorkCover payment rates in Victoria This page covers the WorkCover payment rates in Victoria for each of the benefits you can receive and any minimum or maximum amounts payable. Medical and like expenses rates As with most insurance schemes, the amount WorkCover will...

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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...

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WorkCover 30% impairment

WorkCover 30% impairment

WorkCover and 30% impairment rating There are two aspects of a WorkCover claim where being assessed as having a 30% whole person impairment rating is highly relevant. This page will explore both aspects. How would you be assessed as having a 30% impairment? When you...

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WorkCover lawyers

WorkCover lawyers

WorkCover lawyers in Victoria If you've suffered an injury at work and if you've lodged a WorkCover claim (or perhaps you're thinking of doing so), you may have considered hiring a lawyer to help you. We (Michael and Peter) are both lawyers, but we realise we might...

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Working while on WorkCover

Working while on WorkCover

Working while on WorkCover (Vic) Many people believe that if you have a WorkCover claim, you are not able to work. And that if you do work while on WorkCover, your claim is finalised. This is not correct. You are able to work while on WorkCover, whether that be in the...

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