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Administrative law challenges to medical disputes

Under the Motor Accidents Compensation Act 1999 decisions made by medical assessors, medical review panel assessors and proper officers of SIRA may be challenged by the Court.

The table below lists the administrative challenges made to medical disputes since October 1999 and provides a link to the Court decision.

Subject

Decision

Decision date

Jurisdiction

Judicial officers

Proper Officer s.63(1) Decision

Latash v Motor Accidents Authority of New South Wales and ors [2006] NSWSC 66

21/02/2006

Supreme Court

Justice Hislop

Review Panel s.63 Certificate

McKee v Allianz Australia Insurance Limited [2007] NSWSC 1067

04/10/2007

Supreme Court

Justice James

Proper Officer s.62(1)(a) Decision

Medical Assessor s.62 Certificate

Wilkie v Motor Accidents Authority of New South Wales & Anor [2007] NSWSC 1086

04/10/2007

Supreme Court

Associate Justice Malpass

Proper Officer s.60 Allocation Decision

Medical Assessor s.61 Certificate

Medical Assessor s.61(10) Combined Certificate

Australian Associated Motor Insurers Ltd v Jessel [2007] NSWSC 1351

28/11/2007

Supreme Court

Justice Harrison

Review Panel s.63 Certificate

McKee v Allianz Australia Insurance Ltd [2008] NSWCA 163

14/07/2008

Court of Appeal

Justices Giles, Basten, Allsop

Review Panel s.63 Certificate

Rahme v Bevan & Anor [2009] NSWSC 528

12/05/2009

Supreme Court

Justice Patten

Review Panel s.63 Certificate

Ackling v QBE Insurance (Australia) Limited and Anor [2009] NSWSC 881

28/08/2009

Supreme Court

Justice Johnson

Proper Officer s.62(1)(a) Decision

Goodman v The Motor Accidents Authority of NSW and Anor [2009] NSWSC 875

03/09/2009

Supreme Court

Justice Hoeben

Proper Officer s.62(1)(a) Decision

Transport Accident Commission of Victoria v Motor Accidents Authority of NSW & Ors [2009] NSWSC 940

11/09/2009

Supreme Court

Justice Patten

Medical Assessor s.61 Certificate

Proper Officer s.62(1)(a) Decision

Garcia v Motor Accidents Authority of New South Wales [2009] NSWSC 1056

02/10/2009

Supreme Court

Justice Rothman

Proper Officer s.63(1) Decision

Pratap v Motor Accidents Authority of NSW & ors [2009] NSWSC 1325

09/12/2009

Supreme Court

Justice Hulme

Proper Officer s.62(1)(a) Decision

Glover-Chambers v Motor Accidents Authority of New South Wales & Anor [2010] NSWSC 17

03/02/2010

Supreme Court

Justice McCallum

Proper Officer s.62(1)(a) Decision

James William Doyle v Christine Maree Glass & 2 Ors [2010] NSWSC 94

22/02/2010

Supreme Court

Associate Justice Harrison

Proper Officer s.63(1) Decision

Meeuwissen v Boden & Anor [2010] NSWSC 106

25/02/2010

Supreme Court

Justice Latham

Proper Officer s.60 Allocation Decision

Motor Accidents Authority of New South Wales v Mills [2010] NSWCA 82

23/04/2010

Court of Appeal

Justices Giles, Tobias, Handley

Proper Officer s.63(1) Decision

Crnobrnja v Motor Accidents Authority Of New South Wales [2010] NSWSC 633

17/06/2010

Supreme Court

Justice Hulme

Medical Assessor s.61 Certificate

Proper Officer s.63(1) Decision

Cupac v Motor Accidents Authority [2010] NSWSC 631

28/06/2010

Supreme Court

Associate Justice Harrison

Proper Officer s.63(1) Decision

Review Panel s.63 Certificate

Sanhueza v AAMI Limited [2010] NSWSC 774

16/07/2010

Supreme Court

Justice Smart

Review Panel s.63 Certificate

Graovac v Motor Accidents Authority [2010] NSWSC 938

26/08/2010

Supreme Court

Associate Justice Harrison

Medical Assessor s.61 Certificate

Review Panel s.63 Certificate

Stojanovic v Motor Accidents Authority of NSW [2010] NSWSC 1090

27/09/2010

Supreme Court

Associate Justice Harrison

Proper Officer s.63(1) Decision

Meeuwissen v Boden [2010] NSWCA 253

01/10/2010

Supreme Court

Justices Basten, Beazley, Sackville

2x Proper Officer s.62(1)(a) Decisions

Alavanja v NRMA Insurance Ltd [2010] NSWSC 1182

26/10/2010

Supreme Court

Justice Davies

Medical Assessor s.61 Certificate

Review Panel s.63 Certificate

Bratic v Motor Accidents Authority of New South Wales & Ors [2010] NSWSC 1244

29/10/2010

Supreme Court

Justice Fullerton

Proper Officer s.63(1) Decision

Dogon v Redmond [2010] NSWSC 1329

16/11/2010

Supreme Court

Justice Hulme

Proper Officer s.62(1)(a) Decision

Singh v Motor Accidents Authority of NSW (No 2) [2010] NSWSC 1443

16/12/2010

Supreme Court

Justice Rothman

Review Panel s.63 Certificate

Allianz Australia Insurance Ltd v Motor Accidents Authority NSW & 2 Ors [2011] NSWSC 102

03/03/2011

Supreme Court

Justice Hidden

Proper Officer s.62(1)(a) Decision

Proper Officer s.60 Allocation Decision

Medical Assessor s.62 Certificate

Rodger v De Gelder & Anor [2011] NSWCA 97

20/04/2011

Court of Appeal

Justices Beazley, McColl, Macfarlan

Medical Assessor s.61 Certificate

Proper Officer s.63(1) Decision

Nguyen v Motor Accidents Authority Of New South Wales & Anor [2011] NSWSC 351

03/05/2011

Supreme Court

Justice Hall

Proper Officer s.63(1) Decision

Farache v Motor Accident Authority of NSW [2011] NSWSC 446

20/05/2011

Supreme Court

Justice Hislop

Review Panel s.63 Certificate

GIO General Limited v Smith & Ors Insurance Australia Ltd T/as NRMA Insurance v Smith & Ors [2011] NSWSC 802

05/08/2011

Supreme Court

Justice Hoeben

Review Panel s.63 Certificate

GIO General Limited v Smith & Ors Insurance Australia Ltd T/as NRMA Insurance v Smith & Ors [2011] NSWSC 802

05/08/2011

Supreme Court

Justice Hoeben

Claims Assessor s.62(1)(b) Decision

Devic v NRMA Insurance Limited [2011] NSWSC 1099

15/09/2011

Supreme Court

Justice McCallum

2x Proper Officer s.62(1)(a) Decisions

Insurance Australia Limited t/as NRMA Insurance v Falco [2012] NSWSC 54

13/02/2012

Supreme Court

Justice Hislop

Proper Officer s.63(1) Decision

Lewis v Motor Accident Authority of New South Wales & Ors [2012] NSWSC 56

14/02/2012

Supreme Court

Justice Adams

Review Panel s.63 Certificate

Owen v. Motor Accidents Authority of NSW [2012] NSWSC 650

22/06/2012

Supreme Court

Justice Campbell

Medical Assessor s.61 Certificate

Proper Officer s.62(1)(a) Decision

Proper Officer s.63(1) Decision

Nelkovska v Motor Accidents Authority of New South Wales [2012] NSWSC 819

26/07/2012

Supreme Court

Justice Harrison

Proper Officer s.62(1)(a) Decision

Proper Officer s.63(1) Decision

Claims Assessor s.94 Certificate

AAMI Ltd v Ali [2012] NSWSC 969

24/08/2012

Supreme Court

Justice Beech-Jones

Review Panel s.63 Certificate

Golijan v Motor Accidents Authority of New South Wales [2012] NSWSC 1106

19/09/2012

Supreme Court

Justice Beech-Jones

Proper Officer s.62(1)(a) Decision

Mitrovic v Motor Accidents Authority of New South Wales [2012] NSWSC 1231

15/10/2012

Supreme Court

Justice Harrison

Proper Officer s.62(1)(a) Decision

Allianz Australia Insurance Limited v Mackenzie and Anor [2012] NSWSC 1458

30/11/2012

Supreme Court

Justice Johnson

Proper Officer s.62(1)(a) Decision

QBE Insurance (Australia) Ltd v Henderson [2012] NSWSC 1607

11/12/2012

Supreme Court

Justice Rein

Medical Assessor s.62 Certificate

Proper Officer s.63(1) Decision

Allianz Australia Insurance Limited v Francica [2012] NSWSC 1577

12/12/2012

Supreme Court

Justice Hall

Review Panel s.63 Certificate

Currie v Motor Accidents Authority of NSW [2013] NSWSC 83

21/02/2013

Supreme Court

Justice Adams

Medical Assessor s.61 Certificate

Allianz Australia Insurance Ltd v Gonzalez [2013] NSWSC 362

18/04/2013

Supreme Court

Justice Adams

Review Panel s.63 Certificate

Purnell v Pittendridge and Anor [2013] NSWSC 463

03/05/2013

Supreme Court

Justice Johnson

Proper Officer s.62(1)(a) Decision

QBE Insurance (Australia) Ltd v Motor Accidents Authority of New South Wales [2013] NSWSC 549

13/05/2013

Supreme Court

Justice Rothman

Review Panel s.63 Certificate

IAG Ltd v Riley [2013] NSWSC 684

13/06/2013

Supreme Court

Justice Davies

Proper Officer s.62(1)(a) Decision

Mitrovic v Venuto & Motor Accidents Authority of New South Wales [2013] NSWSC 908

12/07/2013

Supreme Court

Justice Fullerton

Proper Officer s.62(1)(a) Decision

Miles v Motor Accident Authority of NSW & Ors [2013] NSWSC 927

12/07/2013

Supreme Court

Justice Hoeben

Review Panel s.63 Certificate

Jaksic v Insurance Australia Ltd, trading as NRMA [2013] NSWSC 1141

20/08/2013

Supreme Court

Justice Rothman

Review Panel s.63 Certificate

Moran v Motor Accidents Authority of NSW [2013] NSWSC 1135

21/08/2013

Supreme Court

Associate Justice Harrison

Review Panel s.63 Certificate

McIntosh v Zobouian [2013] NSWSC 1440

27/09/2013

Supreme Court

Justice Hulme

Proper Officer s.62(1)(a) Decision

QBE Insurance (Australia) Ltd v Miller [2013] NSWCA 442

18/12/2013

Court of Appeal

Basten JA, Ward JA and Young AJA

Proper Officer s.62(1)(a) Decision

Henderson v QBE Insurance (Australia) Ltd [2013] NSWCA 480

23/12/2013

Court of Appeal

President Beazley, JA Meagher, AJA Tobias

Proper Officer s.63(1) Decision

Goodwin v Motor Accidents Authority of New South Wales [2014] NSWSC 40

12/02/2014

Supreme Court

Justice Bellew

Review Panel s.63 Certificate

Allianz Australia Insurance Limited v Mackenzie & Ors [2014] NSWSC 67

14/02/2014

Supreme Court

Justice Hoeben

Review Panel s.63 Certificate

Bugat v Fox [2014] NSWSC 888

04/07/2014

Supreme Court

Justice Hulme

Proper Officer s.62(1)(a) Decision

El-Kazzi v Allianz Australia Insurance Limited & Anor [2014] NSWSC 927

25/07/2014

Supreme Court

Justice Hamill

Medical Assessor s.61 Certificate

Proper Officer s.63(1) Decision

Sadsad v NRMA Insurance Ltd [2014] NSWSC 1216

05/09/2014

Supreme Court

Justice Hamill

Proper Officer s.62(1)(a) Decision

Insurance Australia Limited T/as NRMA Insurance v Parisi [2014] NSWSC 1248

05/09/2014

Supreme Court

Justice Campbell

Review Panel s.63 Certificate

De Gelder v Rodger (No 2) [2014] NSWSC 1355

03/10/2014

Supreme Court

Justice Hamill

Proper Officer s.63(1) Decision

Farr v Insurance Australia Limited t/as NRMA Insurance Ltd [2014] NSWSC 1435

22/10/2014

Supreme Court

Justice Adamson

Review Panel s.63 Certificate

Kumarasiri v GIO General Limited [2014] NSWSC 1491

30/10/2014

Supreme Court

Justice Adams

Proper Officer s.63(1) Decision

Huni v Allianz Australia Insurance Ltd [2014] NSWSC 1584

14/11/2014

Supreme Court

Justice Garling

Review Panel s.63 Certificate

Rutland v Allianz Australia Insurance Ltd [2014] NSWSC 1583

14/11/2014

Supreme Court

Justice Garling

Medical Assessor s.61 Certificate

Proper Officer s.63(1) Decision

Elliott v Insurance Australia t/as NRMA Insurance [2014] NSWSC 1848

28/11/2014

Supreme Court

Justice Campbell

Medical Assessor s.61 Certificate

2x Medical Assessor s.61(10) Combined Certificate

Proper Officer s.63(1) Decision

Dunbar v Allianz Australia Insurance Limited [2015] NSWSC 119

27/02/2015

Supreme Court

Justice Fullerton

Medical Assessor s.61 Certificate

Proper Officer s.63(1) Decision

Review Panel s.63 Certificate

Philip Joseph Hodges v Insurance Australia Limited t/as NRMA Insurance [2015] NSWSC 195

04/03/2015

Supreme Court

Hammerschlag J

Proper Officer s.60 Allocation Decision

Proper Officer s.62(1)(a) Decision

Claims Assessor s.62(1)(b) Decision

QBE Insurance (Australia) Ltd v Jovanovic [2015] NSWSC 241

20/03/2015

Supreme Court

Justice Garling

Proper Officer s.63(1) Decision

Review Panel s.63 Certificate

Samir Haris v AAI Limited [2015] NSWSC 270

23/03/2015

Supreme Court

Justice Harrison

Proper Officer s.62(1)(a) Decision

McCosker v Motor Accidents Authority of New South Wales [2015] NSWSC 434

17/04/2015

Supreme Court

Justice Button

Proper Officer s.62(1)(a) Decision

Insurance Australia Limited t/a NRMA Limited v Michael (Woclaw) Kresan [2015] NSWSC 422

17/04/2015

Supreme Court

Justice Hulme

Proper Officer s.62(1)(a) Decision

Mackey v CIC Allianz Australia Insurance Limited & Anor [2015] NSWSC 505

01/05/2015

Supreme Court

Justice Beech-Jones

Review Panel s.63 Certificate

Peet v NRMA Insurance Ltd [2015] NSWSC 558

14/05/2015

Supreme Court

Justice Hidden

Proper Officer s.62(1)(a) Decision

Proper Officer s.62(1)(a) Decision

Bannister v Allianz Australia Insurance Ltd [2015] NSWSC 796

19/06/2015

Supreme Court

Justice Hall

Proper Officer s.62(1)(a) Decision

John Hoyn v NRMA Insurance Limited [2015] NSWSC 814

26/06/2015

Supreme Court

Justice Adams

Proper Officer s.62(1)(a) Decision

Mullin v CIC Allianz Australia Ltd and Anor [2015] NSWSC 831

26/06/2015

Supreme Court

Justice Beech-Jones

Proper Officer s.63(1) Decision

AAI Limited v Motor Accidents Authority of New South Wales [2015] NSWSC 912

10/07/2015

Supreme Court

Justice Button

Review Panel s.63 Certificate

Peachey v Allianz Australia Insurance Limited [2015] NSWSC 728

17/07/2015

Supreme Court

Associate Justice Harrison

Review Panel s.63 Certificate

Bradley v Insurance Australia Ltd t/as NRMA Insurance [2015] NSWSC 950

20/07/2015

Supreme Court

Justice Adamson

Review Panel s.63 Certificate

Rodger v De Gelder [2015] NSWCA 211

23/07/2015

Court of Appeal

Gleeson, Leeming, Macfarlan JJA

2x Review Panel s.63 Certificates

David John Francica v Allianz Australia Insurance Limited [2015] NSWSC 1140

24/07/2015

Supreme Court

Justice Rothman

Medical Assessor s.62 Certificate

Proper Officer s.63(1) Decision

AAI Limited v Ali [2015] NSWSC 1068

04/08/2015

Supreme Court

Justice Wilson

Medical Assessor s.62 Certificate

Proper Officer s.63(1) Decision

AAI Limited v Fitzpatrick [2015] NSWSC 1108

10/08/2015

Supreme Court

Justice Schmidt

Proper Officer s.63(1) Decision

IAG Limited t/as NRMA Insurance v Gilshenen [2015] NSWSC 1165

20/08/2015

Supreme Court

Justice Fagan

Review Panel s.63 Certificate

Pham v NRMA Insurance Limited [2015] NSWSC 1205

26/08/2015

Supreme Court

Associate Justice Harrison

Proper Officer s.60 Allocation Decision

3x Medical Assessor s.61 Certificates

Scott v Insurance Australia Limited [2015] NSWSC 1249

01/09/2015

Supreme Court

Justice Campbell

Review Panel s.63 Certificate

Mackenzie v Allianz Australia Insurance Ltd (No. 2) [2015] NSWSC 1320

11/09/2015

Supreme Court

Justice Adamson

Review Panel LTCSA Eligibility Decision

Insurance Aust v Milton [2015] NSWSC 1392

25/09/2015

Supreme Court

Justice Beech-Jones

Medical Assessor s.61 Certificate

Review Panel s.63 Certificate

Clinton McGiffen v AAI Limited t/as GIO, as agent for Nominal Defendant [2015] NSWSC 1530

16/10/2015

Supreme Court

Justice Rothman

Review Panel s.63 Certificate

Allianz Australia Insurance Ltd v Rutland [2015] NSWCA 328

20/10/2015

Court of Appeal

McColl, Macfarlan and Meagher JJA

Proper Officer s.62(1)(a) Decision

Medical Assessor s.62 Certificate

Jubb v Insurance Australia Limited t/as NRMA Insurance [2015] NSWSC 1617

03/11/2015

Supreme Court

Associate Justice Harrison

Review Panel s.63 Certificate

Claps v Insurance Australia Limited t/as NRMA Insurance [2015] NSWSC 1881

11/12/2015

Supreme Court

Justice Harrison

Review Panel s.63 Certificate

Wehbe v Insurance Australia Ltd t/as NRMA Insurance Ltd [2015] NSWSC 1506

18/12/2015

Supreme Court

Justice Davies

Proper Officer s.62(1)(a) Decision

Insurance Australia Ltd v Clewley [2015] NSWSC 1805

15/02/2016

Supreme Court

Justice Fagan

Review Panel s.63 Certificate

Averkiou v CIC Allianz Australia Insurance Limited [2016] NSWSC 311

23/03/2016

Supreme Court

Associate Justice Harrison

Review Panel s.63 Certificate

AAI Ltd trading as GIO v Cooley [2016] NSWSC 434

15/04/2016

Supreme Court

Justice Fullerton

Proper Officer s.63(1) Decision

Review Panel s.63 Certificate

QBE Insurance (Australia) Limited v Davies [2016] NSWSC 536

29/04/2016

Supreme Court

Justice Adamson

Review Panel LTCSA Eligibility Decision

Cruse v Lifetime Care and Support Authority [2013] NSWSC 1546

25/10/2013

Supreme Court

Justice Harrison

Review Panel LTCSA Eligibility Decision

Cruse v Review Panel Established under the Motor Vehicle (Lifetime Care & Support) Act 2006 [2012] NSWSC 507

17/05/2015

Supreme Court

Justice Schmidt

Medical Assessor s.61 Certificate

Claims Assessor s.62(1)(b) Decision

Insurance Australia Limited t/as NRMA Insurance v Melkonyants [2016] NSWSC 503

26/04/2016

Supreme Court

Justice Rothman