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While our Facebook page still exists in order to help injured folks find us, aworkcovervictimsdiary ceased the use of their Facebook page quite some time ago. Why? The answer is quite simple – to PROTECT injured workers! Injured workers’ Facebook pages are routinely accessed and downloaded (as to preserve “altered” evidence) by workcover insurance companies in an attempt to show that the injured worker, whether intentionally or not, is not transparent or not honest and that s/he may be misleading the insurer, or worse, the court. Even though your own lawyers may know that you are 100% truthful and honest, a little “innocent” piece of “evidence” such as a picture of you smiling when you claim to be depressed found (by the defense) on your Facebook page could well be the opening argument of the defendant (‘s barrister), squashing your case. Things may turn that “ugly” and “twisted” that even a Judge may have to decide whether they believe your evidence! Read more>>
- Workcover claim and the use of social media – a lawyer’s warning
- Why injured workers should stop using Facebook
- WorkSafe investigations uses Facebook
- your workplace accident + social media = a bad idea
- Facebook posts can lead to sacking & can destroy workcover claims
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