|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||19 May 2018|
|Date of Internal Review||22 July 2019|
|DRS Claims Assessor||Maurice Castagnet|
|Date of Decision||4 November 2019|
The findings of the assessment of this dispute are as follows:
1. For the purposes of section 6.13 of the Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017, the insurer is not entitled to refuse payment of statutory benefits to the claimant.
2. The effective date for the commencement of payment of any eligible weekly payments of statutory benefits is 20 September 2018.
3. In accordance with the Motor Accident Injuries Regulation 2017, I determine the claimant’s reasonable and necessary legal costs in the amount of $1633 plus GST.
DRS Claims Assessor
Dispute Resolution Services