What it's really like to live on compensation - Law Partners
 

Work Injury, Client Stories | 18 March 2019

What it’s really like to live on compensation

There’s an assumption that exists in society that anyone who claims compensation is a ‘bludger’ who is rorting the system to make a quick buck.

This generalisation is not only inaccurate but is hurting and impacting so many people like Terry.

Terry fell off a ladder at work and sustained a leg break so serious he’s leg needed to be surgically amputated. During his recovery Terry noticed the lack of empathy that exists not only for people pursuing compensation, but also among those with a disability.

Terry and his wife Cecily open up about their journey and give their perspective on empathy and how powerful it can be in the fight against stereotyping.

 

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