On 11 November 2015, the Queensland State Government formally announced that it will be undertaking a review of Queensland’s Compulsory Third Part … [Read more...] about Welcoming the National Injury Insurance Scheme in Queensland
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If you are receiving workers compensation benefits, eventually WorkCover or the self-insurer will cut those benefits or close the claim. If you have … [Read more...] about WorkCover Notice of Assessment and Lump Sum Offers
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