Can You Sue For Personal Injury in New Zealand Now? The Impact of A Recent Case

Posted on 12/04/2019 by Smith and Partners

The introduction of ACC effectively ended the ability to sue for damages or loss resulting from an accidental injury. ACC has generally capped claims at 80% of income when an accident prevents you from working. In her latest article Health And Safety At Work Act 2015 – Has It Further Extended The Scope For Personal Injury Litigation In New Zealand? Wendy Alexander examines how a recent case makes it possible to bring a claim for the shortfall.