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If my child is injured at school can I sue?

When your child is hurt, the initial reaction is fear and worry, as you rush to ensure they receive appropriate care. Hard on the heels of those emotions can come questioning and anger, especially if your child was injured as the result of negligence on the part of someone who had a duty of care.    If your child was

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What are my options if a workers’ compensation claim is rejected?

Workers’ compensation offers invaluable financial support for those who are injured or become ill during the course of their employment. When everything runs smoothly, claimants receive the money they need for various expenses to cover day-to-day costs and rehabilitation efforts, if necessary. For serious injuries or illnesses, insurers may even pay out a lump sum for permanent impairment. Unfortunately, not

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How much do lawyers charge for TPD claims

If you have been subject to an injury resulting in a complete disability, you may have the option to file one or more total and permanent disability (TPD) claims. TPD insurance is usually provided through a superannuation fund, but may also be available as private insurance. You can obtain TPD payouts that can help defray some of the expense of

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Total and permanent disability claims

When you are injured or rendered ill so severely that you can no longer work in the same occupation, there are safety nets in place that allow you to receive some financial protection. However, the process of filing a total and permanent disability claim can be rather complicated. It is often advisable to work with an experienced legal team focussed

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How to win a TPD claim

An incident that leads to what can be classed as a total and permanent disability (TPD) and prevents you from working can qualify you for compensation of different types from different sources. One of the main ways to get disability compensation is through a TPD claim. These claims are filed with TPD cover through your superannuation fund. Filing a claim

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How to get your disability claim approved

Have you become disabled? You may be wondering what type of disability benefit to apply for, and how to get your disability claim approved. Here’s what you need to know about getting approval on a disability claim in Australia. What qualifies as a disability? Australia has a point system in place to determine levels of impairment, and parameters for what

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