Many workers who are receiving workers compensation
are concerned that when their employer becomes insolvent that they will no longer
receive their workers compensation benefits. Section 173 of the Workers Compensation Injury
Management Act says that where employers is insured and the employers ceased to exist,
then insurer will continue to be liable to the worker to the extent of the insurance
policy. The Act also has provisions for employers
who are not insured, it says that where an employer is liable to worker and does not
pay, the worker can apply to the WorkCover general account for payment of workers compensation
benefits. Foyle Legal specialize in the area of workers
compensation and provides representation on a no win no fee basis you can contact Foyle
Legal on 0408 727 343 through our email at [email protected], or through
our website foylelegal.con