In NSW, Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017 (MAIA) has set up an entirely new system for
claims relating to persons injured in motor vehicle accidents in NSW, differing in many respects
from the previous Motor Accidents Compensation Act (MACA).
But what are the major changes under this Act, and how do these impact on the expectations
of an IME consultant? How do decision-makers use IME reports to reach their determinations?
This webinar addresses the following:
The MACA 1999 vs the MAIA 2017: Key important changes for IMEs
The MAIA so far: Relevant learnings and observations
– Key milestone dates and the information requirements of IMEs at each stage
– Critical components of an IME report under MAIA (and how it differs to MACA!)
– Gaining clarity: Minor vs non-minor injuries
Insights from decision-maker/previous CARS Assessor: How IME reports are used; what’s
valuable and what’s not.