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Workers Compensation Claims - Tasmania

What is the standard excess applicable?

The first $200 of medical and associated expenses and the first week of wages.

How long does an injured worker have to lodge a claim?

The injured worker should report the injury to the employer as soon as possible. There is a time limit of six months for lodgement of a formal claim.

How long does the employer have to submit the completed claim to the insurance company after receiving it from the injured worker?

Five working days.


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