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Workers’ Compensation – What You Need to Know About WIRO

On December 31 this year (2017) an estimated 8,000 injured workers in NSW will lose their weekly benefits due to changes made to workers’ compensation laws brought in by the state in 2012. As part of the reforms the NSW Government has ditched WorkCover and set up a new body called the Workers’ Compensation Independent [...]

By | 2018-01-16T16:03:32+00:00 October 11th, 2017|PK Simpson Blog|0 Comments

Why Your TPD or Disability Pension Claim Is Refused

There can be nothing worse than suffering a disability caused by an accident or by an illness. It can change your life and the lives of those you love, and it’s made all the more gut wrenching if you have to manage the fallout of your inability to continue to work full time if at [...]

By | 2018-01-16T16:07:56+00:00 October 9th, 2017|PK Simpson Blog|0 Comments

What You Need to Know About TPD Insurance

If you have suffered an injury, illness or disability that stops you from going back to your job and doing what you did before, you could be eligible to claim a total and permanent disability (TPD) lump sum payment. This benefit can be used to fund your present and future medical bills and to pay [...]

By | 2018-01-16T16:07:25+00:00 October 4th, 2017|PK Simpson Blog|0 Comments

Injured in an Accident? Your Possible Compensation

Around 1300 people die, and tens of thousands more people are injured on Australian roads every year while Australians pay in the vicinity of $700 for insurance for each car or vehicle they own. This is to make sure their doctors’ bills and any costs for rehabilitation are covered in case they are involved in [...]

By | 2018-01-15T15:50:05+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|PK Simpson Blog|0 Comments

Slip and Fall Accidents and Your Rights

Slip and fall accidents can happen almost anywhere, but more often than not they occur in public places, so if you have suffered an injury there’s every chance that you will be entitled to make a claim for public liability compensation. There are so many different ways people can be hurt, and many people don’t [...]

By | 2018-01-15T16:02:48+00:00 September 25th, 2017|PK Simpson Blog|0 Comments

Having a Dispute with your Insurer and Need a Lawyer?

If you believe your insurer’s services, products or their response to a claim is a mistake, then as a consumer you are entitled to make a complaint. These errors can vary from something minor like a simple misunderstanding that can be dealt with via phone to something more complex that can tangle matters, take more [...]

By | 2018-01-15T16:04:18+00:00 September 21st, 2017|PK Simpson Blog|0 Comments

ADCO v Goudappel

SO now there is a little more certainty for injured workers and the solicitors representing them. Mr Ronald Goudappel had been fighting hard for his right to continue his workers compensation lump sum claim. Resulting from this High Court decision it is now confirmed his right to lump sum compensation ceased as he did not [...]

By | 2018-01-15T16:04:33+00:00 September 20th, 2017|PK Simpson Blog|0 Comments

Mobile Phone Use in Car Accidents – Put it Down

If people knew and understood just how dangerous driving a car really is, you’d think they wouldn’t add to the danger, break the law and risk personal injury by talking, texting, making a call or answering their mobile phones while in control of a vehicle. Sadly, far too many drivers do just that. You only [...]

By | 2018-01-15T16:04:47+00:00 September 14th, 2017|PK Simpson Blog|0 Comments

Workplace Fatalities in Western Australia

Workplace injuries are not rare in Australia and indeed all over the world. These are not just limited to blue collar jobs but almost any industry has related fatalities too. When making claims, your work compensation lawyers can assist you in building a good case. Nevertheless, you need to have an idea about what’s happening [...]

By | 2018-01-16T16:19:54+00:00 September 11th, 2017|PK Simpson Blog|0 Comments

What to Do If You Are Injured At Work

If you have the misfortune of being injured while at work, the very first step you or someone in authority must take is to notify and record the date, time and details of your accident or incident. This is done in the company accident book, or the site accident register, or both. Under NSW SafeWork [...]

By | 2018-01-15T16:05:15+00:00 September 7th, 2017|PK Simpson Blog|0 Comments