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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


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


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


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


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