Changes to NSW Workers’ Compensation Laws Will Impact Entitlements for Injured Workers

Sydney teacher Dianne Denton injured her right shoulder in a fall in late 2013 and after the pain became progressively worse, a specialist doctor recommended surgery earlier this year. But because she can only qualify for payments for medical expenses for two years from the date of her injury under the government’s latest amendments, her window will expire in October.

“I am disappointed that …the insurer automatically said sorry, we cannot open your case,” she said.

See the Sydney Morning Herald Article HERE

 

 

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