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
|Date of Accident||23 June 2018|
|Date of Internal Review||17 April 2019|
|DRS Claims Assessor||Helen K Wall|
|Date of Decision||11 June 2019|
|Conference date and time||Teleconferences on 3 June 2019 at 9:00am and 11 June 2019 at 9:30am|
|Attendances for Claimant||Mr Chris Long of Messrs PK Simpson Compensation Lawyers|
|Attendances for Insurer||Ms Mei Khoo of NRMA Insurance|
The findings of the assessment of this dispute are as follows:
1. For the purposes of section 6.13 the insurer is entitled to refuse payment of weekly payments of statutory benefits in respect of the period from the date of the accident to the date the claim was made.
2. 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.
Helen K. Wall
Dispute Resolution Service