Civil Psycho-Legal Assessments & Reports

 
Criminal Injury

 

Purpose

A person injured as a result of a crime may under South Australian law be eligible for compensation. The injuries may be physical and/or psychological requiring varying levels of intervention.

 

Relevant Legislation

VICTIMS OF CRIME ACT 2001 - SECT 17

 

Case Example 

An example of a Criminal Injury compensation matter involved a domestic violence case that is  illustrated in "Writing Reports For Court" (2007) Case 5C: A case of domestic violence (page 107 – 110).

 

Costs

Workcover Recommeded fee for Psychologists PS780 (2015-2016)           

(charged per hour)

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Motor Vehicle Accident

 

Purpose

In the Compulsory Third Party (CTP) insurance scheme, a person who is injured in a motor vehicle accident may be entitled to compensation for their injuries. Under Section 76 of the Civil Liability Act, the designated Minister has established an accreditation scheme called the Motor Accident Injury Assessment Scheme to accredit Health Professionals for the purpose of undertaking assessments (ISV Medical Assessments) to assist in determining an injured person’s entitlement to compensation for accidents which occur on or after 1 July 2013.

 

The Motor Accident Injury Assessment Scheme will accredit medical practitioners (general and specialist) to undertake ISV Medical Assessments, comprising of a whole person impairment assessment and allocation of an Injury Scale Value (ISV).

 

For further information about the Accreditation Scheme visit MAIAS website at maias.sa.gov.au

 

Relevant Legislation

Accreditation Scheme as established by the Minister under regulation 76(2) of the Civil Liability Act (1936).

 

Case Example 

An example of a  motor vehicle accident compensation matter is  illustrated in "Writing Reports For Court" (2007) Case 5B: A whiplash injury in a MVA (page 105 – 109).

 

Costs

Workcover Recommeded fee for Psychologists PS780 (2015-2016)           

(charged per hour)

 

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Work Injury

 

Purpose

A person injured at work, under South Australian law may be eligible for compensation. The injuries may be physical and/or psychological requiring varying levels of intervention. An impairment assessment is made in accordance with the WorkCover Guidelines

 

Relevant Legislation

Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1986

 

Case Example 

An example of a  work-related Injury compensation matter involved is  illustrated in "Writing Reports For Court" (2007) Case 5D: An injured worker within the hospitality industry".  (page 110 – 112).

 

Costs

Workcover Recommeded fee for Psychologists PS780 (2015-2016)           

(charged per hour)

 

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Institutional Abuse

 

Purpose

A person injured as a result of being abused while under state guardianship, or by a member of the clergy or a sporting club may be eligible for compensation. The injuries may be physical and/or psychological requiring varying levels of intervention.

       

Relevant Legislation

VICTIMS OF CRIME ACT 2001 - SECT 17

 

Case Example 

An example of a Criminal Injury compensation matter involved a domestic violence case that is  illustrated in "Writing Reports For Court" (2007) Case 5C: A case of domestic violence (page 107 – 110).

 

Costs

Workcover Recommeded fee for Psychologists PS780 (2015-2016)           

(charged per hour)

 

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