Issued under section 7.13(4) of the Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017
|Insurer||GIO General Limited|
|The Reviewable Decision|
|Reviewable decision-maker||Aaron Young|
|Date of Reviewable decision||30 November 2018|
|Nature of Reviewable decision||Costs of a Medical Dispute|
|The Merit Review|
|Merit Reviewer||Colin Stoten|
|Date of Merit Review Certificate||11 February 2019|
Merit Reviewer’s Determination
This determination relates to a merit review matter, which is a reviewable decision as a Schedule 2, 1(aa) matter of the Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017, about legal costs.
My determination of this referral is as follows:
- The reviewable decision is set aside and the following decision is made in substitution for the reviewable decision:
o The Insurer is to pay to the Claimant’s solicitor’s costs of $616.60 in respect of the Medical Assessment of Assessor Wong dated 12 October 2018.
- Effective Date: This determination takes effect on 11 February 2019.
- Legal Costs: The amount of the Claimant’s costs assessed in accordance with the Motor Accident Injuries Regulation 2017 is $nil.
A brief statement of my reasons for this determination are attached to this certificate.
Merit Reviewer & Claims Assessor, Dispute Resolution Service