Workers Compensation Claims

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What is an independent medical exam for workers compensation claim?

IME stands for independent medical examination. An IME is a medical examination performed by an independent doctor who does not work for the employer or the insurer. The IME can be required by the insurer at any point of your claim, and you usually have to attend. If you have made a workers’ compensation claim, […]

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All You Need to Know about Claiming Work Cover Claim WA Entitlements and Benefits

If you were injured at the workplace in Western Australia, you may be entitled to workers compensation. The Worker’s Compensation and Injury Management Act 1981 is administered by WorkCover WA. WorkCover WA is also the dispute resolution authority for workers’ compensation in Western Australia. WorkCover does not offer legal advice. If you are an employee, […]

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All You Need to Know about Workcover WA Schemes and Claims: Workers Compensation Benefits, Coverage and Examples

If you have been injured on the job, it is important to know that workers’ compensation benefits can help. In this blog post, we will discuss what workers’ compensation is in Western Australia and how workers are eligible for these benefits. The goal of this article is to provide you with all you need to […]

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Workers Compensation Claims and Coronavirus COVID-19

Workers Compensation Claims and Coronavirus COVID-19 The workers compensation legislation in Western Australia provides cover for an almost endless variety of workplace injuries, and diseases during your employment. This includes contracting coronavirus at work, or whilst attending required appointments for the purpose of your workers compensation claim. In recent months, Western Australia, like much of […]

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Medico Legal Assessments – How to Best Work with Medico-Legal Doctors for Medical Evidence

What is Medico-Legal Assessment? Medico-legal Assessments are often referred to as Medical-legal assessments or personal injury medical examinations. Medico-legal examinations are often requested by your lawyer, the insurer, or the insurer’s lawyers for the purpose of your ongoing injury compensation claim. This assessment is often conducted by a medical legal doctor (i.e, medico-legal doctor), or other medico-legal experts. These doctors are […]

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Top 3 Reasons Your Injury Compensation is Reduced

Top 3 Reasons Your Injury Compensation is Reduced Are you frustrated with the low offer you received from the insurer? You are not alone! The good news is in 9/10 cases, we can help you to turn it around. BUT you have to act now before it is too late! Foyle Legal specialises in helping […]

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Workers Compensation Travel Claims in Western Australia

When are Travel Expenses Payable Where an injured worker, who has an accepted workers compensation claim in Western Australia, is required by his employer, or a medical, or like adviser, or is advised by his own medical or like adviser, to travel from the place where he resides to a hospital or other place for treatment, or attendance […]

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Workers Compensation Claim Payments for Award and Non-Award Workers in WA

Different Workers Comp Payments for different job classifications – Award and Non-Award Workers Under the Western Australian Workers Compensation System Workers Compensation System for Non-Award Workers In Western Australia many workers compensation insurers treat injured workers as if they are workers to which an award does not apply. Injured workers who make a workers compensation […]

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What should I do if I injured my back at work in western Australia?

It all begins with going home and saying “I’m home, but I have some bad news, I injured my back at work.” If you have suffered back injuries at work, Perth’s leading workers compensation claims legal experts at Foyle Legal can help injured workers to claim compensation. This blog deals with WA workers compensation claims […]

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