Seamlessly navigate through workers compensation law

Our in-depth coverage in CCH iKnowConnect has been designed for all those dealing with workers compensation claims to guide them through the legal requirements of the relevant workers compensation scheme.

The Torts – workers compensation practice area addresses the numerous legal issues which arise when managing workers compensation claims, assessing whether compensation is payable, and enabling return to work, with coverage in all Australian jurisdictions.

A faster, more accurate search experience

With content created for the online user, CCH iKnowConnect delivers curated search results so you can find the right answer faster, providing a more efficient research experience.

360° navigation

If you prefer to begin research with legislation, our powerful 360° view of key legislation connects each provision with the best and most relevant content – including related legislation, in-depth commentary, cases, regulatory resources, and practical tools.

In-depth analysis and commentary

Our commentary is written by legal professionals, primarily for lawyers (whether barristers, solicitors and in-house counsel, or representing employers, employees, plaintiff or defendant) and insurers, as well as employee and employer stakeholders.

The Torts – workers compensation practice area provides detailed legal and practical analysis of the legislative schemes in each Australian state and territory, exploring the requirements for whether an injury is compensable, exceptions and defences, assessing impairment, compensation types, and return to work.

Common law workplace negligence claims are also covered, and all analysis is integrated with primary source materials.

Expansive case library

CCH iKnowConnect includes around 1,100 curated workers compensation statutory cases with headnotes and summaries, and links to full judgments, going back to 2004.

Common law cases are also covered, with 850 curated workplace negligence cases with headnotes, summaries and judgments, going back to 1984. Cases cover all Australian states and territories.

Our integration with AustLii also ensures that you have seamless access to the largest source of case-related information.

Practical tools

Our practical tools are designed to streamline your workflow by making it easier for you to execute a task, reach a conclusion or find an answer. Time-saving tools include checklists, workplace document templates, resources for assessing damages and finding tools.

Workplace negligence case finder

Use this tool to compare damages awards in workplace negligence cases in all Australian jurisdictions going back to 1998, using helpful filters, like type of injury.

Average weekly earnings finder

Use this tool to estimate past and future earnings as part of the claims process.

Over 300 regulatory resources

Access key forms, practice directions and guidelines released by the workers compensation tribunals and regulatory authorities. For common law claims, access the practice directions in the uniform civil procedure courts in each state and territory.

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News alerts

Keep up to date with the latest news, as and when developments happen.

Tailor your news alerts so that you receive them direct to your inbox on a daily or weekly basis.

Expand your library

You can purchase the Torts – Workers Compensation practice area individually or in the Torts Law package which includes all of the following torts areas:

  • Defamation
  • Medical negligence and health
  • Motor accidents
  • Public liability
  • Property
  • Workers Compensation

We also recommend the following additional practice areas — taking your research to the next level:

Behind your research

CCH iKnowConnect is your premier research tool because of the people behind it. At Wolters Kluwer, we are known for taking nuanced information, across a broad range of sources. and distilling it into trusted and balanced commentary. This means you are better informed with independent, professional, and detailed analysis as you dig deeper into the legislation.

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