With over 10 years' experience in workers compensation, Natasa is an insurance law specialist, having acted in relation to a wide range of claims in work injury damages, common law, physical and psychological injuries, section 151Z recoveries, industrial deafness, and latent/dust diseases. Natasa also has significant in-house experience with the Firefighter's presumptive legislation.
Natasa has several years' experience working with government agencies including NSW Health and FRNSW, equipping her with an in-depth understanding of their operational goals, drivers and decision-making processes.
Natasa draws on her experience to deliver tailored and practical advice to the team's workers insurance, self-insurance and TMF clients.
This includes providing advice on early resolution of claims and responding to litigated claims.
Natasa has a big picture mindset enabling identification and practical advice on reputational, commercial issues, and navigating an increasingly regulated environment involving privacy obligations and emerging technologies.
Natasa has experience with NSW Personal Injury Commission, District Court, Supreme Court and Court of Appeal matters. Natasa has also worked in motor vehicle claims appearing in the District Court.
Case Note – Zaya v Damirdjian Judgment date: 11 October 2022 Citation: Zaya v Damirdjian  NSWCA 203 Jurisdiction: Court of Appeal, Supreme Court of NSW Before: Bell CJ, Gleeson JA and Griffiths AJA Principles Expert evidence has a limited role to play in resolving liability issues in motor accident claims and will carry little […]
A claimant suffers psychological injury when he is threatened by a would be thief of his motor bike. Whether the medical assessor was justified in concluding that this was not a motor accident was answered by the Supreme Court in Bell v Allianz Insurance Australia Ltd. Judgment date: 18 August 2022 Citation: Bell v Allianz […]