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Running workers' compensation and impairment claims - On-demand

Course ID ID21021_PSK1

  • Online
  • 0.75
  • Foundation
  • 0.75 CPD POINTS

This on-demand material was recorded in March 2021.

When an accident or injury happens outside of your clients’ control; whether that be in the workplace or in general, life can be thrown upside down. For most, compensation claims will be sought and your skills and abilities to assist during this journey will be critical to your client’s outcome.

Join Con Ktenas, Stacks Goudkamp, Accredited Specialist in Personal Injury Law with this one-hour essential guide to Workers Compensation Act 1987 (NSW) and he will take you through: 

  • WPI thresholds
  • Medical expenses under s59A and s60
  • WPI assessment under ss66, 65 and 65A
  • Domestic assistance under s60AA
  • Work injury damages and psychiatric cases 
  • s39 and communications under s87EA 
  • Submissions to Judge McDougall in relation to the review of iCare and the State Insurance and Care Governance Act 2015
  • Impact of Personal Injury Commission Rules 2021, Procedural Directions  

Please consult the CPD rules for your state to ascertain how many CPD points you can claim for private study of audio/visual material during the CPD year.  

Practitioners holding WA practising certificates are not eligible to earn CPD points for this course.

Price

Full Price $75.00

Alumni/Member Price $67.50

Dates

Start date:

01 July 2021

End date:

30 June 2022

Presenter biography

 Con Ktenas Lawyer, Stacks Goudkamp, Accredited Specialist in Personal Injury Law

Con joined Stacks Goudkamp in September 2018. He has over 30 years of experience in litigation in every jurisdiction.

He is an Accredited Specialist in Personal Injury, a member of a number of Law Society Committees such as the Injury Compensation Committee, the Accredited Specialist Advisory Committee and the President of the Law Society’s Commercial Arbitration panel.

Con is a Local Court Arbitrator and a former District Court Arbitrator. He is a past President of the City of Sydney Law Society and a current member of the Supreme Court Users Group chaired by the Chief Judge at Common Law. Con is also a Notary Public.

He has volunteered in various community legal centres and worked as a part time legal academic for many years.

At Stacks Goudkamp he practises in the areas of personal injury litigation including Workers Compensation, Work Injury damages, Total Permanent Disability (TPD), Occupiers Liability, Professional Negligence, Medical/Dental negligence, asbestos litigation and toxic torts litigation such as the herbicide “Roundup”.

He is passionate in representing the rights of injured workers and is very approachable and empathetic to all his clients.

Claiming CPD units

If you intend to claim CPD units for this educational activity, please note that CPD activities are not accredited by the Law Society of NSW or any other equivalent local authority, with the exception of Western Australia. If you hold a practising certificate in a state or territory other than Western Australia and this educational activity extends your knowledge and skills in areas that are relevant to your practice needs or professional development, then you should claim one (1) "unit” for each hour of attendance, refreshment breaks not included. The annual requirement is ten (10) CPD units each year from 1 April to 31 March. Some practitioners, such as accredited specialists are required to complete more than ten (10) units each CPD year.

If you hold a Western Australian practising certificate, please refer to the course description above as to whether you are eligible to earn CPD points for this activity.

 

Mandatories covered

This program covers the mandatory requirement of Substantive Law.