Workers fear lodging claims for psych injury

Gabrielle Lis

Lodging a psycological injury claim in Australia is a scary business, and the scarier it is perceived to be, the more RTW suffers

Nearly three quarters of Australian workers (72%) who lodge a claim for psychological injury worry they’ll be treated differently by people at work. More than half (59%) believe that their supervisor thinks they are exaggerating their injury, and more than a third (38%) feel that making a claim puts their employment in jeopardy. These are just some of the concerns about claim lodgement revealed in an analysis of data from the National Re...

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Published 09 November, 2016 | Updated 22 November, 2016