Archive | 2014

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The truth, the whole truth & nothing but lies

The following extremely distressing story, submitted by Maggie J highlights that the workcover system is so corrupt, so negligent it wakens you to a side of being human that is more ugly than working with sex offenders and child abusers, it is the legal discrimination of vulnerable people, … It is where workcover insurers are the obstacles, they take on the role of the perpetrators, where the insurer manipulates, abuses, intimidates & threatens

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Ill worker to sue Greg Pearce for breach of privacy

Further to yesterday’s article “Ill worker seeks damages against sacked former NSW finance minister for breach of privacy” it has come to our attention that The Civil and Administrative Tribunal’s most interesting decision is formally on the record: AQO v Gregory Pearce MLC [2014] NSWCATAD 210.

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Independent Medical Examination doctors – is their job dangerous?

Have you, like us, ever wondered if more ‘notorious’ independent medical examination doctors (IME) are verbally and/or physically threatened with (bodily) harm by injured workers, or perhaps their family or even friends? What if a genuinely injured worker— whose emotions run hot and whose future it at stake—receives a grossly biased, extremely unfair and utterly insulting IME report, resulting in loss (i.e. weekly pay, medical and like etc), damage (i.e. common law claim), hurt, humiliation… and… utter RAGE? Continue Reading…

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Xchanging & Gallagher Basset no longer agents for workcover NSW

Five (5) Australian insurers have been announced as the scheme agents for the workers compensation scheme run by WorkCover in New South Wales, with two previous contractors missing out on renewal. It’s a pleasure to announce that – especially- Xchanging but also Gallagher Bassett have been left out.

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Workcover surveillance – running online searches is standard practice

WorkCover insurances and their hired fraud or private investigators are spying on injured workers’ social media in increasing numbers. Intensive surveillance of Facebook postings, tweets, YouTube videos, photo sharing sites etc. are all being used in an attempt to untangle “a web of lies” and discredit any injured worker. In fact it is now standard practice for them to run computer searches and investigations to obtain information about your personal life.

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