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WorkCover agrees that an injury is not work-related but the claimant seeks review to the Workers’ Compensation Regulator – what now?

By |2019-10-17T10:35:00+10:00July 11th, 2017|Litigation, News, Workers Compensation & Insurance|

By Ryan Kennedy Employers often seek our advice about reviews to the Workers’ Compensation Regulator. Often WorkCover will agree with the employer that an injury is not work-related, however the claimant will seek review.  When this happens, the Regulator must [...]

A new chapter in the Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation (National Injury Insurance Scheme) Amendment Act

By |2019-10-17T10:53:04+10:00June 7th, 2017|Litigation, News, Safety, Workers Compensation & Insurance|

By Tristan Higham Much has been lauded about the Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation (National Injury Insurance Scheme) Amendment Act 2016 (“the Amendment Act”)[1] and in particular the insertion of section 236B, which in short summary was inserted to reverse the [...]