TPD Claims & Super Lawyers Canberra
Canberra – Total and Permanent Disability Claims
Anyone who has suffered an accident or injury may be eligible for TPD claims (Total and Permanent Disability) if this has caused them to be unable, for six consecutive months, to do the work they once did. It’s advisable for anyone in this position to check with our specialist Super Lawyers and TPD Lawyers in Canberra to ascertain whether or not they may be entitled to lodge TPD claims. They may be entitled to receive a lump sum payment if they can no longer work in the same capacity as they did before the illness or injury.
These benefits from Super claims or TPD claims from a private insurer can pay for debts accrued, medical fees, and supply an income to help as much as possible to restore the person’s quality of life. If a partner or parent (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 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 Canberra can help make sure you are eligible for and receive the maximum lump sum.
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I Live in Canberra, Can I Make TPD or Super Claims?
Yes, if you live in Canberra or any state in Australia, can make TPD claims, and Super claims be that from a private insurer or Super fund. You can make TPD claims providing you’ve been employed and have Superannuation cover or private insurance. However, there’s a lot of variation between the different Super funds and other insurers and between each policy 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 deemed incapable, because of injury or illness, to work in any job for which they are reasonably qualified by training, education, or experience
- Have stopped working as a result of illness or injury
- Be aged under 65 years on the date they stopped work due to the above
- Have TPD cover included in their Super or private insurance policy on the date they stopped work.
You may be able to make TPD claims or Super claims from:
- Employment Disability Insurance
- Sickness or Accident Insurance
- A private Superannuation fund
- Trauma insurance
- Income protection Insurance
- Mortgage protection Insurance
- Loan protection insurance
- Life insurance
The sum you could be entitled to receive can range from $10,000 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 in Canberra 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 Canberra 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 usual requirements for making TPD claims, be these Super claims or from another insurer:
- Your employment history – Before you can make TPD claims, some policies ask that you have had a minimum level of employment.
- Waiting periods – To allow time for all injuries, illnesses and symptoms to stabilise and the full spectrum of damage to be ascertained, some policies require you to wait for a certain period before lodging Super claims or TPD claims – but it’s important to get legal help as soon as possible after your injury or illness so you’re ready to lodge any TPD claims.
- The level of your disability – When lodging Super claims or other TPD claims, you are likely to be asked to show that you are suffering from a minimal level of disability which will be considered when ascertaining when you can or cannot return to your previous job, or whether you can work at all.
- Permanent disability payouts – The sum you may receive 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 on your own, so let our specialist TPD Lawyers at PK Simpson Lawyers in Canberra help you. We can also make sure that you get 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 Canberra has teams of specialist TPD Lawyers who can advise you on 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 expert legal advice from our specialist TPD claims or Super claims Lawyers in Canberra before lodgment. If you are ill and confined to your home, our PK Simpson TPD Lawyers and Super Lawyers in Canberra 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.
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If you have a Super fund or appropriate insurance policy cover and you suffer from an illness or have had an injury that prevents you from working, you may be eligible for a lump sum payment from Super claims or TPD claims. Contact PK Simpson in Canberra 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.