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...
Does WorkCover pay for doctors?

Does WorkCover pay for doctors?

Will WorkCover pay for doctors? Yes, if you have an accepted WorkCover claim, you’re entitled to be paid for the costs of reasonable medical and like expenses. Part of this includes having your doctors bills paid for. WorkCover will pay for doctors bills that they...
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...
Does WorkCover pay for surgery?

Does WorkCover pay for surgery?

Does WorkCover pay for surgery? Yes, generally speaking, WorkCover will pay for surgery, provided that surgery relates to your work related injury. Before you have the surgery, you will need to obtain written approval from the WorkCover insurer. They may wish to have...