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New Zealand’s No-Fault Compensation System – Are We Better Off Than The Brits?

Ben Thompson and Andrea Jewell of  Hazel Armstrong Law gave a presentation comparing the English common law system and New Zealand’s accident compensation system.  On balance, they found that the NZ no-fault scheme serves an injured person better.  However, changes to the scheme itself – and to the way in which it is administered – mean that NZer’s are getting less in return for the surrender of the right to sue.

Click below to view the presentation:

New Zealand’s no-fault compensation system – are we better off than the Brits?