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What if I’m Injured While Volunteering? Can I Make a Claim?

While it’s common knowledge that if you sustain a work injury, to help pay for your medical expenses and time off work etc., you are entitled to claim compensation and you should seek the help of a personal injury lawyer. The same applies if you’ve sustained an injury and it’s the fault of the owner [...]

By | 2018-10-17T05:27:34+00:00 October 17th, 2018|PK Simpson Blog|Comments Off on What if I’m Injured While Volunteering? Can I Make a Claim?

Green Slip Changes for NSW Accident Injury claims

New South Wales drivers will now be paying less for their Compulsory Third Party (CTP) Green Slips and there’s a bigger safety net to protect those who suffer an injury in a road accident. The changes are part of a new scheme rolled out in December by the State Government. Green Slips are compulsory for [...]

By | 2018-07-05T10:01:32+00:00 July 5th, 2018|PK Simpson Blog|Comments Off on Green Slip Changes for NSW Accident Injury claims

The Dangers of Using Snapchat & Other Mobile Phone Distractions While Driving

The road accident toll in Australia during the 2017 holiday season was a huge disappointment to authorities, with 127 deaths in December alone, an increase of 25 per cent on last year. There were 42,000 patients hospitalised, which is equivalent to some 800 people seriously injured and 24 killed in accidents on our roads each [...]

By | 2018-07-05T10:00:19+00:00 July 5th, 2018|PK Simpson Blog|Comments Off on The Dangers of Using Snapchat & Other Mobile Phone Distractions While Driving

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 | 2018-03-14T08:23:37+00:00 October 11th, 2017|PK Simpson Blog|Comments Off on Workers’ Compensation – What You Need to Know About WIRO

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 | 2018-03-14T08:20:20+00:00 October 9th, 2017|PK Simpson Blog|Comments Off on Why Your TPD or Disability Pension Claim Is Refused

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 | 2018-03-14T08:26:18+00:00 October 4th, 2017|PK Simpson Blog|Comments Off on What You Need to Know About TPD Insurance

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 | 2018-03-14T08:21:24+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|PK Simpson Blog|Comments Off on Injured in an Accident? Your Possible Compensation

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 | 2018-03-14T08:35:07+00:00 September 25th, 2017|PK Simpson Blog|Comments Off on Slip and Fall Accidents and Your Rights

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 | 2018-03-14T08:40:35+00:00 September 21st, 2017|PK Simpson Blog|Comments Off on Having a Dispute with your Insurer and Need a Lawyer?

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 | 2018-02-06T06:06:41+00:00 September 20th, 2017|PK Simpson Blog|Comments Off on ADCO v Goudappel

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