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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


Compensation fast-tracked for fatal work-related asbestos diseases
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • July 28 2016

The Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly has passed amendments to the Workers Compensation Act 1951 (ACT) aimed at ensuring that workers


End of financial year WA insurance update
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • July 5 2016

The District Court has determined that intermittent casual employment may be deemed ‘concurrent employment’ when assessing weekly payments under the


Inadequate reasoning
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • June 30 2016

The plaintiff brought proceedings in the NSW Local Court after her insurer denied a claim under her motor insurance policy. Her claim relied upon the


Setting fire to Hammoud Brothers
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • June 30 2016

The New South Wales Court of Appeal has cast further doubt over the burden of proof in indemnity disputes including fraudulent claims. Since 2004


A sad state of affairs
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • June 30 2016

Ten year old Georgia Inglis was seriously injured when she was run over by a ride-on lawnmower operated by her neighbour, Stephen Sweeney. The


Red tape reduction - Statutory declarations no longer required to reject claims after 28 days
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • May 13 2016

From 27 April 2016 the Red Tape Reduction Legislation Amendment Act 2016 came into force and made broad changes to the use of statutory declarations


Liquidators - green light to join insurers
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • February 23 2016

In a decision which potentially increases the assets available to liquidator and bankruptcy trustee plaintiffs, the High Court in CGU Insurance v


Let’s get to the point. What’s it really worth?
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • February 8 2016

There needs to be a sound evidentiary basis for a claim to be made so that the “real chance of success” can be properly evaluated on the basis of the


Pantaenius Australia Pty Ltd v Watkins Syndicate
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • January 13 2016

Following on from the 2014 High Court decision in Maxwell v Highway Hauliers Pty Ltd, the Federal Court has recently applied s.54 of theInsurance