The worker lodged an Application for Compensation for an alleged soft tissue trauma to the neck and shoulder on her journey to work on 8 October 2009. The claim was accepted and benefits were paid from 9 October 2009 to 23 December 2009.
The worker was found to be working during this claim as a console operator from 9 October 2009, the day after the injury, until the end of the claim and failed to advise WorkCover.On 19 May 2011, the worker pleaded guilty to fraud and was fined $2,000, ordered to pay restitution of $9,967 and costs.
- Last updated
- 10 January 2017