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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Tolley's Practical Guide to State Benefits and Personal Injury Awards

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ISBN13: 9780754516255
ISBN: 0754516253
Published: October 2002
Publisher: LexisNexis Butterworths
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

""This book provides practical guidance for advisors, etc. on:- The types of accidents, illness, etc that can occur, whether they are in the workplace, outside work, in the home, industrial disease, etc, and issues surrounding liability. This is crucial when considering what forms of financial support are available. - The immediate financial needs of those who have suffered an accident, disease, illness, disability pending a claim for compensation and damages for personal injury. A person who suffers PI may receive financial support from a number of sources including employers, pension, private insurance, or from a trade union. A common source is social security but entitlement is often complex and unclear.- Awards, compensation and calculations of deductions of benefit. Until recently the government simply recouped many benefits from compensation when it was paid. Although they still do, there are new rules to 'ring-fence' parts of awards, exempting them from any deductions. Consequently some benefits do not have to be repaid, and entitlement can continue despite receipt of a lump-sum payment. This area is complex and understanding how it works is important for all those advising v

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Social Security and Welfare Law
""1. Personal Injuries and financial provision2. The social security system3. Benefits for industrial injuries4. War pensions5. Benefits for disability6. Benefits for incapacity7. Income based benefits8. Other forms of support9. Claims for damages - negligence10. Damages11. Fatalities12. Cases and common problemsAPPENDICESI - Prescribed degrees of disablementII - Prescribed diseasesIII - Disabilities rendering a person incapable of workIV - Acts and regulations governing social security issues""