TPD Claims & Super Lawyers Brisbane
Brisbane – Total and Permanent Disability Claims
Workers who have suffered an illness, or have had an accident or injury, may be eligible for TPD claims (Total and Permanent Disability) or claims from their Superannuation policy. If the injury or illness has caused them to be unable, for six consecutive months, to do the work they once did, they could be entitled to a TPD payment. At PK Simpson Brisbane we recommend that anyone in this position should check with our specialist Super Lawyers and TPD Lawyers to ascertain whether or not they may be entitled to lodge Super claims or TPD claims. They may be entitled to receive a lump sum TPD payment if they can no longer work in the same capacity as they did before the illness or injury.
Such benefits from Super claims, or TPD claims from a private insurer, can cover debts accrued, medical fees, and provide an income to help as much as possible to restore the person’s quality of life. If a parent or partner (or someone a person depends upon) dies, the person may be able to claim death benefits from the deceased person’s private insurer or make Super claims from their fund to help with any financial burdens. Individual policies vary in their levels of TPD cover, waiting periods, and the length of time in which benefits are payable. So, if you can’t work for the reasons mentioned above, PK Simpson’s TPD claims and Super Lawyers in Brisbane can help make sure you are eligible for and receive the maximum lump sum.
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I Live in Brisbane, Can I Make TPD or Super Claims?
Yes, if you live in Brisbane or any state in Australia, can make TPD claims, and Super claims be that from a private insurer or Super fund if you can no longer work. You can make TPD claims providing you’ve been employed and have Superannuation cover or private insurance with TPD cover. However, there’s a lot of variation between the different Super funds and other insurers with regard to TPD, and between each policy as well, so it can be complicated when it comes to who can and who cannot submit Super claims and TPD claims. But to be classified as totally and permanently disabled, or TPD, a fund member or policyholder, no matter where they live in Australia, must:
- Be classified as incapable, because of illness or injury, to work in any job for which they are reasonably qualified by training, experience or education
- Have stopped working as a result of illness or injury
- Be aged under 65 years on the date that they stopped work due to the above
- Have TPD cover included in their private insurance or Super policy on the date they stopped work.
You may be able to make TPD claims or Super claims from:
- Employment Disability Insurance
- A private Superannuation fund
- Sickness or Accident Insurance
- Life insurance
- Trauma insurance
- Income protection Insurance
- Loan protection insurance
- Mortgage protection Insurance
The amount you could be entitled to can range from $ to over a million in some cases, but if you’re unsure about anything about TPD claims, or Super claims, contact your Super fund or call PK Simpson and talk to a specialist from our team of TPD Lawyers or Super Lawyers in Brisbane for advice.
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How do I make TPD claims and Super Claims?
Specific steps must be taken to lodge successful TPD claims and Super claims and these depend on which Insurance agency or Super fund is handling your policy. It also depends on whether or not your policy covers you for your particular TPD. To increase your chances of successful Super claims for TPD or other TPD claims, you would be well advised to seek legal help because the claims process can be lengthy, and at PK Simpson Brisbane our specialist TPD Lawyers and Super Lawyers can make sure you receive the benefits to which you are entitled. The following are some of the common requirements for making TPD claims, be these Super claims or from another insurer:
- Your employment history – Before you can make TPD claims, some policies require you to have had a minimum level of employment.
- Waiting periods – To give all injuries, illnesses and symptoms time to stabilise and the full spectrum of damage to be ascertained, some policies ask you to wait for a certain period before lodging Super claims or TPD claims – but it’s important to seek legal help as soon as possible after your injury or illness so you’re ready to lodge your TPD claims.
- The level of your disability – When lodging Super claims or other TPD claims, you will likely be asked to show that you have a minimal level of disability which will be considered when ascertaining when you can or cannot return to your previous job, or whether you are able to work at all.
- Permanent disability payouts – The amount of money you get from TPD claims and Super claims is usually based on the number of weekly work hours or the total length of your employment.
TPD Lawyers, Super Lawyers
It can be stressful, complicated, and confusing when making TPD claims from a superannuation fund or private insurer by yourself, so let our specialist TPD Lawyers at PK Simpson Lawyers in Brisbane be of service. We can also make sure you receive the best possible result from your TPD claims or Super Claims, so it’s essential that you have a legal representative on your side because the law is somewhat complicated. But to protect yourself, make sure you contact us as soon as possible after your injury. PK Simpson in Brisbane has teams of specialist TPD Lawyers who can advise you on Super claims as well as which benefits you can claim, explain the entire process, and also what you can do if claims are rejected. We can make sure you receive the payments to which you are legally entitled from your Super claims or TPD claims from other insurers.
Is there a time limit to make TPD claims or Super claims?
Yes, there are time limits in which you can lodge Super claims and TPD claims from other funds or insurers. Therefore, it’s essential that you act as quickly as possible and obtain professional, expert legal advice from our specialist TPD claims or Super claims Lawyers in Brisbane before lodgment. If you are ill and confined at home, our PK Simpson TPD Lawyers and Super Lawyers in Brisbane can mail or email documents to you, so it’s not even necessary for you to meet face-to-face with our TPD and Super Lawyer experts. But it’s important to act quickly and get legal advice because time limits might begin to run out after you’ve stopped working, or in the case of rejected TPD claims, after the date that your insurer or Super fund declined them. PK Simpson TPD Lawyers can re-lodge rejected TPD claims, and Super claims so don’t give up if your claims are denied.
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If you have a Super fund or an appropriate insurance policy with TPD cover and you suffer from an illness or have had an injury that stops you from working, you may be eligible for a lump sum payment from Super claims or TPD claims. Contact PK Simpson in Brisbane and talk to one of our specialist TPD Lawyers about TPD claims or Super claims today on 1300 757 467 or send us an email to email@example.com.