Challenging claims for psychological injury – write up

  • FOIL

The event aimed to explore the layering of claims by exaggeration and deliberate fraud in the area of psychological injury. A lack of cogency in the medical evidence; a failure to mention psychological injury until the claim is raised; a tick-box approach to claims; recommendations of extensive treatment for minor psychological conditions; and a significant increase in claims for PTSD are typical examples generating concerns in this arena.


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