1.5 CPD Hours

  • On Demand Event
    Complete online in your own time (Self-paced)
    • $200.00 excl. GST

Description

In this first of two webinars, we are introducing participants to an outline of the cover and entitlement provisions in the Accident Compensation Act 2001. This webinar will be useful for any practitioner who wishes to represent claimants in their dealings with ACC.

  •  Cover 
    •  Definition of personal injury 
    •  Definition of accident 
    •  Work Related Gradual Process 
    •  Treatment Injury 
    •  Mental Injury 
  •  Entitlements 
    •  Overview of what are the entitlements 
      •  Weekly compensation 
        •  Eligibility for those who are incapacitated 
        •  Quantum and abatement 
      •  Lump sum 
      •  Rehabilitation (social and vocational) 
      •  Treatment 
    •  Suspension 
    •  Vocational Independence process

LEARNING OUTCOMES

An understanding of cover and entitlements under the Accident Compensation Act.

SUITED TO

This webinar is set at an introductory level. It does not assume familiarity with the legislation. Its intention is to give an overview of the Act to enable participants to navigate the legislation, which is complex and technical.

ORIGINAL BROADCAST DATE

3 August 2017

PRESENTER

Hazel Armstrong, Partner, Hazel Armstrong Law

Ben Thompson, Partner, Hazel Armstrong Law