Decisions

From 1 January 2020, decisions about claims assessments and merit reviews made under the Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017 will be published exclusively on the AustLii website. These decisions will not be available on this site. To access and view the decisions please visit the AustLii website.

2017 scheme claims assessment and merit review decisions made prior to 1 January 2020 will gradually be removed from this site and moved to the AustLii website.

Administrative Law Challenges and Minor Injury Case studies will continue to be posted on the SIRA website.

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  • Minor injury

    Minor injury case study 030/18

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    The claimant presented with PTSD which does not satisfy the definition of a Minor Injury.

    The claimant presented with PTSD which does not satisfy the definition of a Minor Injury.

  • Minor injury

    Minor injury case study 021/18

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    The Medical Assessor found a diagnosis of Major Depressive Episode does not meet the definition of a Minor Injury.

    The Medical Assessor found a diagnosis of Major Depressive Episode does not meet the definition of a Minor Injury.

  • Minor injury

    Minor injury case study 017/18

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    The Medical Assessor found a diagnosis of multiple soft tissue injuries which meets the definition of a Minor Injury.

    The Medical Assessor found a diagnosis of multiple soft tissue injuries which meets the definition of a Minor Injury.

  • Minor injury

    Minor injury case study 008/18

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    The Assessor diagnosed acute stress disorder and adjustment disorder, both of which satisfy the definition of a Minor Injury.

    The Assessor diagnosed acute stress disorder and adjustment disorder, both of which satisfy the definition of a Minor Injury.

  • Minor injury

    Minor injury case study 003/018

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    This case study looks at the distinction between a recognised psychiatric illness and a minor psychological or psychiatric injury.

    This case study looks at the distinction between a recognised psychiatric illness and a minor psychological or psychiatric injury.

  • Minor injury

    Minor injury case study 002/018

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    This case study looks at whether injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident meet the definition of a soft tissue injury.

    This case study looks at whether injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident meet the definition of a soft tissue injury.

  • Minor injury

    Minor injury case study 011/018

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    The Assessor diagnosed the claimant with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Major Depression which, either on their own would be a non-minor injury.

    The Assessor diagnosed the claimant with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Major Depression which, either on their own would be a non-minor injury.

  • Minor injury

    Minor injury case study 012/18

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    The Assessor found the claimant’s injuries to the neck and lumbar spine are minor injuries under Schedule 2 section 2(e) of the Act.

    The Assessor found the claimant’s injuries to the neck and lumbar spine are minor injuries under Schedule 2 section 2(e) of the Act.

  • Minor injury

    Minor injury case study 029/18

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    This case study explores a dispute about whether a psychological injury is a minor injury under Schedule 2 section 2(e) of the Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017

    This case study explores a dispute about whether a psychological injury is a minor injury under Schedule 2 section 2(e) of the Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017