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Things you need to know to make a successful TPD claim

Many superannuation policies offer TPD insurance (also known as Total and Permanent Disability insurance). While policies differ, and some pay more than others, TPD claims provide a lump sum payout if you can prove your illness or injury is permanent and prevents you from working (for specific details on what your TPD policy covers, check…

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TPD and TTD Super Insurance Claims – What’s the Difference and What do They Cover?

Depending on your superannuation policy, part of your contributions may be paying for insurance. There are usually two types of insurance cover – Total and Permanent Disability (TPD) cover and Total and Temporary Disability (TTD) cover. What’s the difference? Claims for Total and Permanent Disability (TPD) can be made if you are mentally or physically…

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Superannuation and Disability Claims

When we enter the workforce following school, trade school, or university, we immediately start contributing to our superannuation fund. Commonly referred to as our ‘nest-egg’, superannuation is a lump sum of money that pays for our retirement. As we inevitably edge closer to retirement age, we all want our nest egg to be as large…

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How social media can affect your personal injury or workers compensation claim?

Social media is a big part of our lives. It hosts a wellspring of accessible information, especially when it comes to legal cases. This is, however, a catch 22, because it can allow lawyers to access supplementary information that can determine whether you win or lose your case. Social media can be used for and…

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What is the difference between TTD and TPD claims?

New superannuation laws came into effect from 1 July 2019. The new laws brought about several changes, including automatic cancellation of insurance for inactive accounts. These changes may have left you wondering what insurance is actually provided through your superannuation account? Those contributing to a superannuation fund are usually covered for total and permanent disability…

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How To Become Eligible For Successful TPD Claim – Taylor & Scott

Injuries that prevent a person from working or earning an income can be devastating and cause considerable concern for what the future holds.  TPD claims, or total and permanent disability claims, are a form of insurance offered by most superannuation funds, which provide a lump sum of financial support that covers medical expenses and loss…

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Shop Assistant Suffers Serious Knee Injury

Construction Worker’s Wear And Tear Finally Catches Up With Him TPD Claim Successful

Ray McClenahan heads our TPD department here at Taylor & Scott. Ray is an Accredited Specialist in Personal Injury. Ray reports on a recent case he had for total and permanent disablement for a construction worker: “John has spent a lifetime working in the building industry. Unfortunately this heavy work has taken its toll leaving…

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