Krisha has 23 years workers compensation and common law experience with a particular focus on NSW recovery claims against negligent third parties.
Krisha has worked in the area of insurance law, with a specific focus on workers’ compensation, personal injury and common law claims. Krisha began her career as a legal assistant in 1996 quickly progressing to a paralegal with carriage of a large recovery practice and then as a lawyer after completing her law degree.
Krisha has extensive exposure acting for and advising insurer and self-insurer clients. She is experienced in managing workers compensation, common law, double insurance and recovery claims.
Krisha has particular strength devising strategies to successfully maximize the recovery outcome for her clients in a cost effective and timely manner.
Krisha was instrumental in the development and implementation of the application, RecoverEase. RecoverEase is a secure web-based application that allows insurance professionals to quickly and accurately identify recovery potential in workers compensation claims.
RecoverEase won the 2016 Law Tech Award for ‘Best Innovation in Legal IT’ and was a finalist in the 2016 ALPMA Innovation Awards. RecoverEase has also been recognised internationally within the insurance market through its nomination at the EFMA Accenture Innovation in Insurance Awards 2017.
- Involved in major claims and insurance disputes, including those arising from the Thredbo landslide disaster, MMR vaccination, Gulf War Syndrome and Irish Child Abuse Claims.
- Acting for self-insurers, government sector clients, icare scheme agents and specialised insurers.
- Conducts large scale screening of workers compensation claims to identify potential section 151Z recovery/indemnity opportunities.
- Regularly liaises with clients to ensure a thorough knowledge of operational and strategic issues.