Workers compensation lump sum payments in NSW
In New South Wales, when a worker sustains an injury during the course of employment, physically or psychologically, he/she can claim compensation for losses arising from the injury. Workers compensation benefits that an injured worker can claim include income support for lost earnings, medical and rehabilitation expenses, and in certain circumstances lump sum payment.
Other facts about lump sum payment for workers compensation
- For claims made on or after 19 June 2012, lump sum compensation for pain and suffering is not payable.
- If a worker sustains both physical and primary psychological injuries in the same accident, the compensation for permanent impairment will be determined based on the greater amount payable.
- If multiple physical injuries are sustained as a result of the same accident, they will be assessed together for determining the degree of permanent impairment while physical and psychological injuries will be considered separately.
- When a work accident results in the worker’s death, his/her dependent may be entitled to lump sum compensation in addition to weekly payments and reasonable funeral expenses.
Compensation advice of lump sum payments
The team at Withstand Lawyers is approved by Workcover Independent Review Office (WIRO) and our experienced workers compensation lawyers have assisted thousands of injured workers. We can assist you to get the highest workers compensation lump-sum payment possible on No Win No Fee basis. Our workers compensation Withstand Lawyers is conventionality located in Sydney & Parramatta and we are happy to meet you in Penrith, Liverpool, Northern Beaches, Newcastle, Wollongong by appointment. Please call us on 1800 952 898 or book a consultation online for free compensation advice for lump sum payments and workers compensation claim assistance.