If you have just answered YES then you should know:
The purpose of a FORM 3C is to give the injured worker notice that the workers’ compensation insurer is not able to make a decision to accept or decline the claim within 14 days.
The most common reasons for not being able to make a decision recorded on the FORM 3C are:
The delays occur because:
Injured workers who do not act immediately on receipt of the FORM 3C will suffer financially and may not be able to access proper medical treatment which may delay recovery.
If you receive a Form 3C and you have not heard from the workers compensation within 10 days after receiving the notice then you should seek legal advice.
Contact Perth City Legal today, for confidential, accurate, legal advice.