WorkCover claim acceptance letter

WorkCover claim acceptance letter

WorkCover claim acceptance letter – what does it actually say? Once you’ve lodged a WorkCover claim, the WorkCover insurer will spend some time processing the claim before ultimately making a decision to either accept or reject the claim. If they accept...
Can you withdraw a WorkCover claim?

Can you withdraw a WorkCover claim?

Can you withdraw a WorkCover claim? Yes, you can withdraw your WorkCover claim. However, there’s a few things you should keep in mind. The rest of this page will look into how that works and what that actually means. If your claim has just been lodged but not...
WorkCover claim accepted

WorkCover claim accepted

WorkCover claim accepted Once your WorkCover claim has been accepted in Victoria, that will entitle you to two things only.  That is, the payment of weekly payments of compensation if your ability to work has been impacted, and the payment of reasonable medical and...
What qualifies as a work related injury?

What qualifies as a work related injury?

What qualifies as a work related injury in Victoria? ‘ In order to be entitled to claim WorkCover, there are three criteria that must be met. 1. You are considered a ‘worker’ under the act. 2. Your employment must be connected to Victoria in some...
I hurt my back at work what should I do?

I hurt my back at work what should I do?

I hurt my back at work what should I do? (Vic) Work related back injuries are very common. In Victoria, recent WorkSafe Victoria data shows that around 15% of all injuries suffered at work are to the back. Here are your options if you suffer a back injury at work. Get...
Can a doctor lodge a WorkCover claim?

Can a doctor lodge a WorkCover claim?

Can a doctor lodge a WorkCover claim (Vic)? No, a doctor is not able to lodge a WorkCover claim on your behalf in Victoria. A doctor can provide you with the WorkCover claim form, a WorkCover certificate (called a certificate of capacity) and they can help you to...
Examples of WorkCover claims rejected

Examples of WorkCover claims rejected

Examples of WorkCover claims rejected WorkCover claims can be rejected for a number of reasons. This article will look at a number of examples of WorkCover claims being rejected. Keep in mind that it’s common for claims to be rejected for a number of reasons. If...
Workcover Certificate of Capacity VIC

Workcover Certificate of Capacity VIC

All about WorkCover Certificates of Capacity in Victoria What is a certificate of capacity? A certificate of capacity (Vic) is a document that describes your injury or illness. It also provides an opinion on your capacity to work and any limitations that you have on...