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Published on 25 May 2016: You may have heard that you can claim lump sum compensation from the Transport Accident Commission. How does that work?
Published on 23 May 2016: If you are earning an income and you are injured in a road accident the TAC may pay you loss of earning benefits, regardless of whether the accident was your fault or not.
Published on 23 May 2016: According to RACV figures, last year more than 75,000 motorists lodged car damage claims involving animals on our roads.
Published on 20 May 2016: If you’re laid off work through injury and covered by Comcare, you will be offered income replacement. But how much and for how long?
Published on 17 May 2016: A former Christian Brother who sexually abused young boys at the St Augustine’s Orphanage in Highton, near Geelong, has been jailed for more than 12 years.
Published on 17 May 2016: Royal Commission announces inquiry into defence force where the focus will be on HMAS Leeuwin, the Army Apprentice School Balcombe, and the ADF Cadets.
Published on 16 May 2016: TAC expenses and income you can claim if you are injured on the road. A short checklist of the types of expenses and entitlements you can claim from the TAC.
Published on 13 May 2016: Making an injury claim to the TAC for expenses and income replacement can be tricky. Here are some do's and don’ts for making a TAC, or even a WorkSafe claim.
Published on 10 May 2016: Family members who suffer psychiatric injuries due to the death or injury of another family member in a road accident have had their right to claim TAC compensation restored by the Victorian Government.
Published on 06 May 2016: Comcare is run to reduce its level of exposure to claims made against it, so while it does offer support for injured workers, it also has commercial interests to protect, therefore you need to take care filling in the Comcare claim form.
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