Consider the alternative: ADR in the workers' compensation context

Scott Sanderson

An introduction to Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) processes and their application in the Australian workers' compensation system

When a worker is injured, RTW professionals are concerned about how to get that person back quickly, safely, and permanently. If the injury is through work, a workers’ compensation claim may be lodged. As workers’ compensation involves issues of liability and money, disputes can occur.  In some cases disputes are resolved quickly and both parties are comfortable with the outcome. In many instances, this does not occur...

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Published 19 June, 2011 | Updated 16 February, 2016