All about Adam Tayler, our superannuation, TPD and insurance lawyer
Our superannuation expert lawyer Adam Tayler regularly provides legal advice on the Chris Smith afternoon show on 2GB 873AM.
On 3 October 2013 Adam Tayler spoke about the long delays being incurred with complaints through the Superannuation Complaints Tribunal (SCT).
On 5 September 2013 Adam Tayler spoke about how the latest Legislation changes effect people’s ability to access their life insurance and total and permanent disablement (TPD), through their superannuation.
On 25 July 2013 Adam Tayler spoke about the definition of total and permanent disablement in the context of superannuation claims and that it does not mean “never work again”. It also does not mean that you have to be in a wheelchair to get access to your super and the insurance attached to it.
On 15 October 2013 Adam Tayler attended the Super Ratings conference in Melbourne. The conference was a gathering of major superannuation fund trustees and insurers acting in total and permanent disability and death claims. Adam was on a panel talking about the recent increase in the number of claims by superannuation fund members. He emphasised that members are entitled to and should be encouraged to access independent legal advice in relation to their entitlements. He discussed with a panel of experts the need for lawyers to be involved in disability insurance claims and the value which they bring.
With a further increase in claims likely in the coming years Mr Tayler urged super funds to ensure that their handling of these claims improves to reduce complexity and improve the time within which claims are assessed and decided.
On 24 October 2013 Adam Tayler presented a paper at the Queensland Law Society Personal Injuries Intensive in relation to Workers’ Compensation claims. Comprehensively covering statutory claims, common law claims and the interaction with claims involving non employers. Mr Tayler highlighted practical tips and traps for young lawyers acting in this area.
On 25 September 2013 Turner Freeman Lawyers hosted a seminar in relation to Health and Legal Issues at the End of Life. The speakers included Jenny Fox, a Palliative Care Nurse and PHD student who is researching the transition from curative care to palliative care. Mr Adam Tayler also spoke about end of life legal issues including insurance attached to superannuation, Wills and Estates and Advanced Health Directives.
Adam also manages the Super Claims Australia website, which is a website entirely dedicated to providing you with expert Superannuation advice.