ABH Certificate

Issued in accordance with section 7.36(5) of the Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017 and clause 7.441 of the Motor Accident Guidelines

Determination of a matter declared under Schedule 2(3) of the Act to be a miscellaneous claims assessment matter

InsurerAllianz Australia Insurance Limited
Date of Accident21 March 2018
DRS Reference10045700
Insurance Claim Number75C000318
Date of Internal Review14 August 2018
DRS Decision MakerHelen K. Wall
Date of Decision19 November 2018
Conference date and timeDetermined on the papers

The findings of the assessment of this dispute are as follows:

  1. For the purposes of section 6.27 of the Motor Accidents Injuries Act 2017, the Claimant has provided a reasonable excuse for non-compliance with his duty to attend the appointment with Dr Gehr, on 18 July 2018.
  2. For the purposes of section 6.27, the Insurer is not entitled to refuse payment of weekly payments of statutory benefits from 18 July 2018 to 8 August 2018.
  3. Effective Date: This determination takes effect on 19 November 2018.
  4. Legal Costs: The amount of the Claimant’s costs assessed in accordance with the Motor Accident Injuries Regulation 2017 is $1,633.00 plus GST.

A brief statement of my reasons for this determination are attached to this certificate.

Helen K. Wall
DRS Decision Maker