The NDIS, compensable injury and paybacks

Lawyers are challenged by the difficulty of advising their clients regarding the NDIS. The issue becomes complicated where the NDIS supports costs to be repaid to the NDIS are not at all related to the compensable injury, but to a pre-existing disability, or are in part pre-existing and in part injury-related. The issue is further complicated where the damages for care are for gratuitous care, not paid care for the kinds of supports that may be provided by the NDIS.

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Topics:
Legal, Corrections, Justice System, National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

Author:
Evelyn Garnett and Carroll & O'Dea

Source:
Mondaq

Date published:
Sun 7th Jul, 2019