Super/TPD Claims

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As part of your superannuation, you may have substantial insurance cover for Total and Permanent Disablement (TPD) or Income Protection (IP). This cover is in addition to your superannuation account balance and can often run into hundreds of thousands of dollars. If you've had to give up work and think you may have insurance attached to your superannuation, contact our office for a free, no obligation consultation regarding your entitlements. You may be pleasantly surprised at the results we can achieve.

Superannuation Claims

Are you aware of your rights when it comes to making a claim for insured benefits attached to your superannuation? If the answer is no, you're not alone. Here we have answered some of the most common questions related to TPD.

TPD insurance cover explained

Many people don't realise that along with the money their employer contributes to super on their behalf, they may also have insurance cover for what is known as Total and Permanent Disablement (TPD). If you have had to cease working as a result of an illness or injury then you may be entitled to claim these benefits.

These benefits are paid in a lump sum and are usually several times your account balance and can run into hundreds of thousands of dollars.

What happens if I have a number of different superannuation funds?

If you are a member of different funds, you may also have insurance cover under each of these funds and have the potential to make multiple claims. At Firths we investigate these claims on your behalf to see if you do have this cover.

What if my claim is declined?

Some people are also daunted by the prospect of challenging the decision of the insurer once their claim has been declined. Unfortunately, this is what the funds and insurers rely on. At Firths we also handle declined claims and challenge these decisions.

Why Firths?

We have built up a successful practice in prosecuting disability insurance claims. These successes have resulted in obtaining a decision from the superannuation fund and its insurer in a timely manner to pay out a client's claim, or to proceed to a court hearing in appropriate circumstances.

We have a proven track record

We have built up an enviable reputation as the leading firm, as recognised by insurers in this area. As a consequence of our leading judgments and expertise, this results in obtaining decisions from the superannuation funds and their insurer in a timely manner to pay out our client claims, or to proceed to a court hearing in appropriate circumstances. Please find some of our leading judgments below:

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