MLL225 - Personal Injuries Compensation Schemes

Year:

2025 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Online
Credit point(s): 1
Previously coded as: MLL315
EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite:

Students must have passed MLP213 (previously MLL213)

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 2 hour on-campus lecture (recordings provided) and 1 x 1 hour on-campus seminar (recordings provided) each week 

Scheduled learning activities - online

1 x 2 hour online  lecture (recordings provided) and 1 x 1 hour online seminar (recordings provided) each week 

Content

This unit aims to introduce students to personal injuries compensation schemes available in Victoria for workplace and transport accidents, namely the Workplace Injury Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2013 (Vic) (formerly the Accident Compensation Act 1985 (Vic)) and the Transport Accident Act 1986 (Vic). These schemes govern a large and ever-growing area of litigation and alternative dispute resolution practice and, accordingly, a knowledge of the operation of these schemes is necessary for legal practitioners to properly advise clients on their rights and remedies or liabilities. This unit will provide students with a sound understanding of the relevant legislation, particularly regarding entitlements to no-fault compensation benefits and common law relief.

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