Relationship between compensation claims for psychiatric injury and severity of physical injuries from motor vehicle accidents.

@article{Large2001RelationshipBC,
  title={Relationship between compensation claims for psychiatric injury and severity of physical injuries from motor vehicle accidents.},
  author={Matthew Michael Large},
  journal={The Medical journal of Australia},
  year={2001},
  volume={175 3},
  pages={129-32}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the relationship between compensation claims for psychiatric injury after motor vehicle accidents and physical injuries sustained. DESIGN Audit of Compulsory Third Party (CTP) insurance claims. SUBJECTS AND SETTING 559 consecutive CTP claims referred by NRMA Insurance Limited to its sole provider of CTP legal services during a three-month period in 1994 after the claimant had engaged legal representation. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Claim for psychiatric injury (any… CONTINUE READING