On 1 December 2023 the Personal Injury Commission (PIC) released its decision in Hall v Insurance Australia Limited t/as NRMA Insurance  NSWPIC 617.
On 24 November 2023 The Personal Injury Commission released its decision in Kouchekisheikhani v Allianz Australia Insurance Limited  NSWPIC 597. The Claimant alleges he was standing behind a parked car and that the Insured vehicle ran over his ...
A vehicle is not a motor vehicle unless it was built with the intention of being propelled by a motor which forms part of the vehicle. In assessing whether a vehicle is a motor vehicle the focus is on the intention of the manufacturer, at the time th...
On 10 November 2023 the NSW Personal Injury Commission released its decision in Fajloun v Allianz Australia Insurance Limited  NSWPICMP 534.
In the matter of Shaw v Insurance Australia Group Limited t/as NRMA Insurance  NSWSC 1273, the claimant alleged that a motor accident on 6 September 2018 caused whole person impairment greater than 10%.
On 3 November 2023 the NSW Personal Injury Commission released its decision in Hamid v Insurance Australia Ltd t/as NRMA Insurance  NSWPIC 157.
The Claimant in Insurance Australia Limited t/as NRMA Insurance v Mangogna  NSWPICMP 509 alleged that they had sustained injuries in a motor vehicle accident on 8 January 2021.
Pursuant to section 131 of the Motor Accidents Compensation Act (NSW), a Claimant is only entitled to damages for non-economic loss where the permanent impairment is greater than 10% and results from an injury caused by a motor vehicle accident.
The decision in Aleksic v AAI Limited t/as GIO  NSWPICMP 466 acts as a reminder that in threshold injury disputes, a motor accident does not need to be the sole cause – or even the predominant cause – of the relevant medical condition.