ABW Certificate

Issued in accordance with cl 7.445 of the Motor Accident Guidelines

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

InsurerAAI Limited trading as GIO
Date of Accident6 July 2018
DRS Reference10052366
Insurer Claim NumberY05837900101
Date of Internal Review6 September 2018 
DRS Decision MakerClaims Assessor Terence STERN
Date of Decision29 November 2018
Conference date and timeNot applicable
Conference venue and locationNot applicable - decided on the papers
Participating at the Preliminary Conference for ClaimantAlex Lopes of Slater & Gordon
Participating at the Preliminary Conference for InsurerPatrick Jagoszewski of Suncorp

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

1.  That pursuant to 6.13 (2) of the Motor Accidents Injury Act 2017 (NSW) the Claimant is not entitled to receipt of payment of statutory benefits in respect of the period between the date of the accident and the date the claim was made namely between 6 July 2018 and 22 August 2018.

2.  The Claimant’s legal costs to be paid by the Insurer are assessed at $1,760.00    inclusive of GST.

Terence Stern
Claims Assessor
Dispute Resolution Services
Dated: 29 November 2018