Workers compensation

Law Society calls for less paternalism in catastophic injury treatment

6 May 2016

Law Society calls for less paternalism in catastophic injury treatment

The Law Society urged the ACT Government to reconsider its position in relation to catastrophically injured workers and to ensure injured workers retain choice in determining their own treatment needs.

Law Society supports move from Comcare

2 Mar 2015

Law Society supports move from Comcare

The Law Society cautiously welcomed the ACT Government’s decision to exit the Comcare workers’ compensation scheme.

Industrial Court raises questions

7 May 2013

Industrial Court raises questions

The Government’s decision to establish an Industrial Relations Court raises many questions.

Interference with injured workers

27 Sep 2012

Interference with injured workers

Consistent with the article in yesterday’s Canberra Times, some Canberra law firms are receiving reports of employers and insurance companies in the ACT insisting on attending medical appointments with injured workers who are claiming workers compensation.

ACT Government’s plan to remove fair compensation for victims of workplace injuries and motor accidents in Canberra

5 Oct 2010

ACT Government’s plan to remove fair compensation for victims of workplace injuries and motor accidents in Canberra

The ACT Law Society and ACT Bar Association are greatly concerned that motor accident victims and injured workers will face a dramatic reduction in the assistance they will receive if the ACT Government proceeds with proposed changes to compensation laws.

Limitation tables

Limitation tables

Tables for Civil Limitations in the ACT, Limitation Periods in Civil Matters in NSW, and the Forensic Accounting Handbook for assessing economic loss under the Workers Compensation Act.

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