Australian Physiotherapy Association
Statement from Anja Nikolic
The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) is proud to partner with Maurice Blackburn to provide information and advice related to law and physiotherapy. APA and Maurice Blackburn believe in an educational and awareness-building approach, ensuring APA members understand their rights within the following areas of the law: Plaintiff, Superannuation/Insurance Claims, Wills/Estate Planning and importantly Patient Safety Initiatives.
Benefits for APA members
Support for you and your Practice
Maurice Blackburn are available to consult with you – free of charge – to support issues relating to compensation schemes impacting patients or your clinic. If you have a question relating to an issue with a client or have a general query relating to the work or road accident compensation scheme in your state simply call Maurice Blackburn and we’ll be happy to assist 1800 810 812.
We also run complimentary on-site education workshops to help members understand their legal obligations, rights and entitlements. We cover topics such as:
- Assisting your patients with compensable injuries
- Record keeping
- Legal report writing
- Compensation entitlements
- Accessing Superannuation and Insurance entitlements
We can also tailor content to your specific requirement if not covered above. To arrange a complimentary on-site education session for you and/or your employees please contact Simon Arsenis:
P: (03) 8102 2132 | M: 0490 305 379
You can also access previous webinars we have done for APA members below.
Support for your personal legal affairs
At Maurice Blackburn, we’ve been fighting for the rights of everyday Australians for 100 years. Our highly skilled legal team form a bond of trust with our clients and will advise on the best legal options in a way that is easy to understand.
As part of the Maurice Blackburn’s ongoing commitment to APA members, we offer you and your family:
- Free telephone advice
- Free first consultant
- 'No win, no fee'*
Among the many legal services we specialise in, we can assist with:
- Personal Injuries
- Wills and Estate Law
- Superannuation & Insurance claims
For detailed information on these services see below.
Disability Insurance - What you and your patients should know31 January 2019
An overview of what Superannuation and Insurance benefits you or your patients may be entitled to if injury or illness impacts work capacity. Presented by Rhys Chamberlain, Client Services Executive | Superannuation & Insurance.Watch now
Assisting you an your patients with compensable injuries01 June 2017
An overview of the Queensland Workcover and Compulsory Third Party (CTP) schemes including best practice for patient record keeping and medical report writing. Presented by Tanya Straguszi, Principal and our Cairns office leader.Watch now
Superannuation and insurance01 June 2016
Physiotherapists rights in relation to superannuation and insurance benefits and claims. Presented by Kim Shaw, National Head of Superannuation and Insurance ClaimsWatch now
Understanding compensation systems for physiotherapists01 July 2016
An overview of the Victorian TAC and WorkCover compensation schemes including best practice for patient record keeping and medical report writing. Presented by Malcom Cumming, Principal and our Ringwood office leader.Watch now
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