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Bogus-named case managers demeaning, ACC claimants

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Posted by Popeye , Oct 05 2017 01:23 PM

Originally from: https://www.stuff.co.nz

 

Bogus-named case managers demeaning, ACC claimants say

CATE BROUGHTON
Last updated 10:51, October 5 2017

 

https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/97150377/bogus-case-managers-demeaning-acc-claimants-say

 

Blenheim man Peter Firmin is one of at least 212 ACC claimants assigned a case manager with a bogus name.

The ex-soldier was badly injured during a military training exercise in a Malaysian jungle in 1986 at the age of 23.

A delay in hospital treatment resulted in permanent damage to his spine.

 

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SCOTT HAMMOND/STUFF

Blenheim man Peter Firmin says he poses no risk to ACC staff.  

 

He started receiving ACC compensation payments in 1988 but maintained the amount was incorrect for 15 years before a judge found in his favour in 2014.

 

Read the full story here - https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/97150377/bogus-case-managers-demeaning-acc-claimants-say

 

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