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 Recorded Webinar: Motor Accident Personal Injury Claims Procedures in NSW Update

Date: Monday 18th January 2021
Duration: 80 minutes

In recent times, practitioners have seen a raft of reforms dealing with personal injury assessment from motor vehicle accidents. This session looks at practical procedural issues in its operation and what glitches arise in practice. It includes:

  • Operation of Motor accident injuries Act 2017 (NSW)
  • Definition of ‘minor injury’ and ‘non-minor’ and its effects
  • What does ‘mostly at fault’ mean and what problems can ensue with definitions
  • Statutory entitlements and their limits
  • Operation of clauses 4.41 and 4.42 Motor accident guidelines
  • Why liability and contributory negligence are still live issues
  • Restrictions on Common Law claims
  • Claims for past and future economic loss claims – what is claimable and what is not
  • Non-economic loss claims where greater than 10% whole body impairment
  • Duty of care to protect from self -harm
  • Case update
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Katherine Driscoll, Associate, Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers, Sydney

Katherine has experience working across a number of areas of law including personal injury, criminal law, wills and estates and family law.

In recent years Katherine has gained in depth experience representing a variety of clients in personal injury matters including police officers and a significant number of clients in regional New South Wales.

Representing clients in remote locations with limited access to or understanding of the legal system carries with it additional responsibilities. Katherine takes seriously her duty as a solicitor to ensure that her clients understand the nature of their rights and the various legal avenues available to them. Katherine places strong emphasis on regular and meaningful communication with clients.


This webinar is suitable for NSW lawyers. This webinar is for practitioners with some knowledge in this area and looking to improve their knowledge.

CPD:  1 CPD unit - substantive law.

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