7 May 2021

Canterbury woman waits on ACC for injury two years ago

From Checkpoint, 5:50 pm on 7 May 2021

A Canterbury woman is still waiting to find out if she can get mental injury cover from ACC following a traumatic injury suffered more than two years ago.

Laura Roberts suffered an injury to her arm after a routine medical procedure went wrong in late 2018.

But despite two independent reviews asserting that a physical injury did take place, ACC is continuing to decline her cover.

Anan Zaki and cameraman Nathan McKinnon have this story.