ACC, Health and Safety, Employment and Insurance Lawyers
Why choose Hazel Armstrong Law?
Hazel Armstrong Law is a specialist law firm, based in Wellington, New Zealand. We specialise in Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) law, and also act for clients in health and safety law, employment law and insurance law. Hazel Armstrong Law’s staff understand that ACC, employment and insurance disputes can be distressing, and we work closely with you to resolve your issues with as little difficulty as possible. Although we are Wellington-based, we are willing to act for you in your ACC, employment and insurance law issues no matter where in New Zealand you live.
Hazel Armstrong Law has a high level of success in resolving ACC, employment and insurance issues. Hazel Armstrong, the firm’s principal, has been resolving ACC disputes for over a decade, and is the Spokesperson for the ACC Futures Coalition, which aims to uphold the integrity of New Zealand’s accident compensation scheme. We’ve also worked closely with unions, such as the New Zealand Council of Trade Union and the Rail and Maritime Transport Union, on issues such as ACC, employment disputes, contract drafting and health and safety consultation.
Hazel Armstrong Law believes in providing clients with clear and practical advice. We understand that engaging in legal disputes can be stressful, so we aim to make the resolution process as clear and stress-free as possible. We act for clients from all around New Zealand, and can act for clients based overseas without compromise.
We are aware that hiring a lawyer can place a financial strain on those in disadvantaged positions, which is why Hazel Armstrong Law endeavours to keep our fees competitive. We are also registered legal aid providers, meaning we can provide legal services to those unable to fund their own case. We also have fee agreements with several unions around the country. Contact your union, and they may be able to help you fund our services.
- Your life for the job: New Zealand rail safety 1974-2000 (6 May 2013)
- Pike River Tragedy & Accountability: The families are right (15 April 2013)
- Book launch - Your life for the job; New Zealand rail safety 1974 – 2000 (5 April 2013)
- ACC punishes injured claimant for proactively managing her own rehabilitation (14 March 2013)
- Claimants are struggling to get cover for work related mental injury (13 March 2013)
- ACC reminded of its social rehabilitation obligations (6 March 2013)
- International Symposium on the Challenges of Workplace Injury Prevention through Financial Incentives (26 February 2013)
- Welcome to our News Archive (26 February 2013)
- Working party completes Otira Tunnel safety review (2 October 2012)
- New Zealand’s No-Fault Compensation System – Are We Better Off Than The Brits? (26 July 2012)