NDIS recipients are being sued by their service providers

Joshua and Nicole’s case highlights a problem in the NDIS system where recipients of services end up taking on legal liability in the case of a dispute over payment.

Jo Evans, a senior solicitor in the Consumer Law team at Legal Aid NSW, says she’s more and more concerned about the number of cases she’s seeing of NDIS recipients being sued or facing action from debt collectors over unpaid invoices.

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

Author:
Jarni Blakkarly

Source:
Choice

Date published:
Mon 17th Jan, 2022