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Demolishing Liability to Indemnify
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • November 29 2016

The Supreme Court of Victoria has considered whether plans to demolish buildings are relevant to an insurer's decision whether to accept the risk


The Broad and Narrow of it: interpreting ‘professional services’ in insurance contracts
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • November 29 2016

The recent decision in Chubb Insurance Company of Australia Limited v Robinson highlights the differing approaches courts have taken to interpreting


Accident Towing Services Legislation
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • November 29 2016

Hall & Wilcox has been involved in a series of cases which deal with the application of the Accident Towing Services Act 2007 to motor vehicle


Not Without Intent
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • November 29 2016

The insured lodged a claim with his motor vehicle insurer, Shannons, seeking indemnity in relation to damage said to have been caused to his Mercedes


Plain sailing for section 54
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • November 16 2016

The Full Court of the Federal Court has applied the reasoning of the High Court in Highway Hauliers regarding the operation of section 54 of the


WA Insurance update - Issue 2
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • November 9 2016

A District Court judge has limited an award for loss of earning capacity for a Plaintiff’s failure to mitigate his loss. In 2013 William Hurley was


Procedural fairness at MAS is for insurers too
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • September 15 2016

The plaintiff claimant filed a summons in the Supreme Court seeking a declaration setting aside the Proper officer’s decision to allow a review of


Review foreshadows an end to insurance surveillance
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • September 1 2016

On 5 May 2016, the ACT Minister for Justice and Consumer Affairs announced an independent review into the regulatory framework for non-government


WA insurance update
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • August 23 2016

The WA Court of Appeal has found that there is no right to appeal an arbitrators decisions where no written reasons were requested. Section 247 of the


Interpreting s 62 Motor Accidents Compensation Act 1999 - a shift away from Singh (No 2)
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • August 8 2016

On 5 August 2016 the Supreme Court delivered judgment in the matter of NRMA Insurance v Asaner which provides further guidance to insurers and