Injury Compensation and the NDIS: Traversing the Minefield for Personal Injury Lawyers

Do you find liaising with the NDIS, lengthy, time consuming and frustrating? Then this quick program will clear the way forward. Examine the process regarding preliminary and final notices, the Compensation Reduction Amount as well gain guidance on the application of the special circumstances discretion.

Tuesday, 24 September 2024
Early Bird Discount ends 2 Aug 2024 $112.00
Description

Attend and earn 1 CPD unit in Professional Skills
This program is applicable to practitioners from all States & Territories

Chair

Lindsay Ash, Senior Solicitor, Government Law, Civil Law Division, Legal Aid NSW

Professional Skills
1.00pm to 2.00pm NDIS Prepayments and Personal Injury Claims

 

  • Repayments for past supports
  • Preliminary and final notices and now to manage timing
  • The Compensation Reduction Amount (CRA), including the calculation of life expectancy
  • The ‘special circumstances’ discretion
  • Disentangling multiple causes of disability

Presented by Tom Ballantyne, Partner, Maurice Blackburn; Accredited Specialist in Personal Injury Law, Preeminent Medical Negligence Compensation Lawyers (Plaintiff) Doyle's List 2023

Presenters


Lindsay Ash, Senior Solicitor, Government Law, Civil Law Division, Legal Aid NSW


Tom Ballantyne, Partner, Maurice Blackburn
Tom Ballantyne is a Principal Lawyer and head of Maurice Blackburn's medical negligence department in Victoria. He is a Law Institute of Victoria Personal Injury Accredited Specialist and currently sits on the Specialist Accreditation committee. In addition to his medical negligence practice, he is also active in legal policy issues, particularly around the National Disability Insurance Scheme and My Health Record. He has presented on the NDIS to numerous legal, disability and community groups. He is listed in the prestigious Doyles guide and is currently serving as the Australian Lawyers Alliance Victorian President. Tom sees clients in Melbourne, Dandenong and Frankston. Tom joined the firm as a trainee lawyer in 2006, and has practiced exclusively in medical negligence claims since 2007. He also spent two years working in the United Kingdom. Tom's skills include running complicated litigation across all areas of health care - obstetrics, delay in diagnosis, orthopaedics and emergency departments. He has achieved significant results for clients including settling cases involving catastrophic injuries and lifetime care needs and is one of three Maurice Blackburn lawyers listed by the prestigious Doyles Guide as a leading lawyer in his field. Tom also represents families at Coronial Inquests, acting on behalf of the families of people who have died following poor medical treatment.

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Injury Compensation and the NDIS: Traversing the Minefield for Personal Injury Lawyers

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Tuesday, 24 September 2024
1.00pm to 2.00pm Australia/Sydney
CPD Points 1
$160.00
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Early Bird Discount ends 2 Aug 2024 $112.00
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