ADG Certificate

Issued under section 7.13(4) of the Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017

The Claim
InsurerGIO General Limited
Claim NumberY056938009-01

The Reviewable Decision
Reviewable decision-makerAaron Young
Date of Reviewable decision30 November 2018
Nature of Reviewable decisionCosts of a Medical Dispute

The Merit Review
Our Reference10071878
Merit ReviewerColin Stoten
Date of Merit Review Certificate11 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.

Colin Stoten
Merit Reviewer & Claims Assessor, Dispute Resolution Service