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Latest developments under the Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017- On-demand

Course ID ID21014_PSK1

  • Online
  • 1
  • All
  • 1 CPD POINTS

This on-demand material was recorded in March 2021. You can purchase and access this content at any time.

In this on-demand course, join Tim Concannon, one of the leading experts in Personal Injury and you will learn: 

  • The details of the key changes applicable to running disputes under the Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017 
  • Recent decisions of the Dispute Resolution Service (DRS) 
  • Recent decisions regarding recovery of costs in statutory benefits claims
  • Developments in minor injury: analysis of Briggs v IAG Ltd [2020] NSWSC 1318

Please consult the CPD rules for your state to ascertain how many CPD points you can claim for private study of audio/visual material during the CPD year.

Due to new reporting requirements introduced by the Legal Practice Board of Western Australia on 1 April 2021, practitioners holding WA practising certificates are not currently eligible to claim CPD points for this product.

Price

Full Price $99.00

Dates

End date:

30 June 2022

Presenter biography

Tim Concannon Tim Concannon Partner, Carroll & O'Dea

Tim Concannon is one of Australia’s leading experts in personal injury law. Tim is an accredited Law Society of New South Sales specialist in Personal Injury Law, and he is a much sought after presenter to others within the legal profession. His detailed technical knowledge of personal injury law is coupled with his capacity to develop an easy rapport with both clients and fellow legal practitioners alike.

Joining Carroll & O’Dea in 1994, Tim has had a long-term and significant interest in the underappreciated plight of people suffering from a traumatic brain injury. He was a board member of the Brain Injury Association of NSW and, in this capacity, sought to promote public awareness of the impact of brain injury both on the individual and on friends and family.

Tim has been a Claims Assessment & Resolution Service (CARS) Assessor since 2004. Tim has also been a member of the Injury Compensation Committee of the Law Society since 2008 and has played a leading role in drafting submissions to government agencies relevant to areas of personal injury law. On behalf of the Society he devotes a great deal of time to consultation sessions with these same government agencies. He has also appeared on behalf of the Law Society at a number of government inquiries into the functioning of the workers compensation and motor accident injury schemes.

Claiming CPD units

If you intend to claim CPD units for this educational activity, please note that CPD activities are not accredited by the Law Society of NSW or any other equivalent local authority, with the exception of Western Australia. If you hold a practising certificate in a state or territory other than Western Australia and this educational activity extends your knowledge and skills in areas that are relevant to your practice needs or professional development, then you should claim one (1) "unit” for each hour of attendance, refreshment breaks not included. The annual requirement is ten (10) CPD units each year from 1 April to 31 March. Some practitioners, such as accredited specialists are required to complete more than ten (10) units each CPD year.

If you hold a Western Australian practising certificate, please refer to the course description above as to whether you are eligible to earn CPD points for this activity.

 

Mandatories covered

This program covers the mandatory requirement of Substantive Law.