Raissa Galang



Raissa is an associate in the statutory insurance division specialising in litigated and non-litigated CTP matters.

Prior to joining McCabes, Raissa worked as a lawyer in a plaintiff personal injury law firm on CTP, medical negligence and public liability matters of varying complexity both outside of and before the Personal Injury Commission and the NSW District/ Supreme Court.

Raissa also has past experience in commercial law and class actions. Raissa holds a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws from Macquarie University and was admitted as a lawyer in the NSW Supreme Court in 2020. Raissa prides herself on her passion for client satisfaction which motivates her to achieving the best outcome for her clients and her strong communication skills.

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Hurdles that must be overcome by motor accident insurers in establishing contributory negligence

Case Note – Zaya v Damirdjian Judgment date: 11 October 2022 Citation: Zaya v Damirdjian [2022] NSWCA 203 Jurisdiction: Court of Appeal, Supreme Court of NSW Before: Bell CJ, Gleeson JA and Griffiths AJA Principles Expert evidence has a limited role to play in resolving liability issues in motor accident claims and will carry little […]

Published by Raissa Galang
26 October, 2022

It is not part of a medical assessor’s function to determine the scope of a motor accident

A claimant suffers psychological injury when he is threatened by a would be thief of his motor bike. Whether the medical assessor was justified in concluding that this was not a motor accident was answered by the Supreme Court in Bell v Allianz Insurance Australia Ltd. Judgment date: 18 August 2022 Citation: Bell v Allianz […]

Published by McCabes News
8 September, 2022

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