WorkCover information for injured workers in Victoria

 

WorkCover first 10 days

WorkCover first 10 days

WorkCover and the first 10 days Once your claim has been accepted, the WorkCover insurer should contact you to confirm this. If you have any accounts or receipts relating to medical treatment that you had prior to the claim being accepted, you should send these off to...

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Claiming WorkCover

Claiming WorkCover

Claiming WorkCover How to claim WorkCover Inform your employer about the injury, illness or condition (you should do so but if you don't you can still make a claim). Complete the WorkCover claim form. Lodge the WorkCover claim form - either on the insurer, WorkSafe or...

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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 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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Is WorkCover a salary?

Is WorkCover a salary?

Is WorkCover a salary? (Vic) In one sense, WorkCover is a salary. If you have an accepted WorkCover claim in Victoria, one of your potential entitlements is the payment of weekly payments to cover some of your lost wages. However, it is important to keep in mind that...

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WorkCover rights Victoria

WorkCover rights Victoria

An outline of your WorkCover rights (Victoria) People on WorkCover often do not known what their rights are. This is understandable, as for many, they’ve never needed to lodge a WorkCover claim before. Here’s a list of your WorkCover rights as an injured employee for...

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WorkCover: who is a worker

WorkCover: who is a worker

WorkCover: who is a worker? To be eligible for WorkCover an injured person must show that they were a “worker” within the meaning WorkCover legislation in Victoria. If someone is held to not be a “worker” even though they appear to be working, they will not be...

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Please keep in mind that the information contained on this page should not be considered legal advice and no content on this site should replace the need to obtain advice tailored to the specific facts of your case. The facts of a case can significantly alter the advice that can provided. This site only provides general advice. Read more here.

To contact Michael or Peter call 1800 746 442 or email [email protected].

Written by the Work Injury Site team

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