Total & Permanent Disablement (TPD)
Our Conatur Legal Personal Injury team has expert knowledge in running Superannuation and TPD Claims. If you have suffered an injury or illness that prevents you from returning to work in the same capacity, you may be entitled to claim a lump sum from your Superannuation Fund.
That lump sum payment can fund necessary medical costs, assist with clearing debts that may have accrued and provides you with an immediate an immediate source of income that may restore your quality of life.
Eligibility to make a TPD claim depends on the specific requirements set out in your Superannuation Policy. Some common requirements include:
- Level of Disability;
- The type of Super Fund;
- Waiting periods since the injury was sustained;
- Employment history
The process of submitting a TPD claim can be complex, and can be filled with various pitfalls so it is important that you seek appropriate legal advice to ensure you receive the full range of your entitled benefits.