AFI certificate

Issued in accordance with section 7.36(4) of the Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017

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 Accident20 May 2018
DRS Reference10072776
DRS Decision MakerClaims Assessor and Merit Reviewer Cassidy
Date of Decision24 July 2019
Conference date and time16 July 2019 at 10:00am
Conference venue and locationPort Macquarie Court House
Attendances for ClaimantMr Roger Firth solicitor - LHD Lawyers
Attendances for InsurerMr Tony Bowen barrister - intructed by Suncorp legal

The findings of this assessment are:

1. For the purposes of section 3.11 the motor accident was caused wholly by the fault of AFI.
2. For the purposes of section 3.28 the motor accident was caused wholly by the fault of AFI.
3. In accordance with s 8.3(4), s 8.10(3) and 8.10(4)(b) due to there being exceptional circumstances, I permit payment of the Claimant’s reasonable and necessary legal costs incurred by the claimant in connection with the dispute outside the regulated amount prescribed in the Motor Accident Injuries Regulation.

Belinda Cassidy
Claims Assessor and Merit Reviewer
Dispute Resolution Services