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04 Mar 2020

Figuring out who the “relevant insurer” is under the Motor Accident Injuries Act in NSW

A new concept under the Motor Accident Injuries Act (MAI Act) that requires notice being given to the “relevant insurer” when making a claim for statutory benefits in NSW raises questions about how to determine which insurer that is. Making a claim following a car accident If you are involved in a car accident, under […]
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NSW CTP, CTP, CTP NSW, injury compensation, Motor Accident Injuries Act, statutory benefit, common law damages, minor injury, psychological injury, psychiatric injury
03 Mar 2020

The NSW CTP scheme in practice – two years on

At a roundtable conducted by the Injury Compensation Committee of the Law Society of NSW in 2019, two years after the introduction of the Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017, it was found that lawyers need more information on the NSW compulsory third party insurance (CTP) scheme, its operation and how problems are being addressed. Feedback […]
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14 Feb 2020

Paying for funeral expenses following a road accident death

In 2018, there were 1,136 road deaths in Australia. That means there were over 1,000 families that had to find a way to farewell their loved ones and pay for funeral expenses without creating financial stress at what was already a very upsetting and difficult time. Paying for funeral costs It is generally well known […]
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