Recent Updates for Serious Injury Manual

Serious Injury Manual updated in response to recent legislative and case law developments

Key issues addressed by this update include:

  • the repeal of provisions which had restricted entitlements to damages for psychiatric injuries arising from transport accidents
  • the prohibition on interest payments on pain and suffering damages
  • whether the determination of a serious injury application creates an estoppel in statutory benefits proceedings
  • the approach to determining if pain and suffering consequences are serious

View a list of updated topics

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