A practical guide to total and permanent disability claims – financial relief for permanent disablement (ill or injured)

February 11, 2021, 10:30am - 11:30am

Many people who are permanently ill or injured will have worked at some time during their lives, however ASIC reports that a significant number of people do not know they may be able to claim for total and permanent disability (TPD) cover through their superannuation.

This webinar, presented by David Coorey, Special Counsel at Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers, is intended to be a simple and practical guide to assist case workers across three key areas:

Checklist – TPD assessment:

  • Identify a potential TPD claim on behalf of a client
  • Referral pathways for caseworkers

Navigating the TPD path: 

  • Flag some of the barriers that arise when consumers seek to make a TPD claim
  • Offer some practical tips to preparing a TPD claim
  • Relationship to DSP, NDIS and other social security benefits /  schemes

Outcomes for clients: 

  • Outline the forums for the resolution of TPD disputes
  • Lump sum payments.

This webinar is presented in partnership with Economic Justice Australia.

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