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When living with someone isn’t an act or omission
  • William Roberts Lawyers
  • Australia
  • February 10 2016

Section 54 of the Insurance Contracts Act poses a recurring issue for insurers, insureds, and the judiciary. Whether something constitutes and act or


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


Mental illness exclusion held to be discriminatory
  • Carter Newell
  • Australia
  • February 8 2016

The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) recently considered a claim of direct discrimination in respect of the provision of services


Sleeping on the job - Court widens the boundaries of being injured at work
  • Carter Newell
  • Australia
  • February 5 2016

The Industrial Court of Queensland has overruled a decision of the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission regarding whether a worker who was


Insurance clauses in contracts - keeping the focus
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • February 4 2016

Keeping insurance front of mind when drafting contracts can help you avoid any nasty issues arising down the track. To avoid unintended consequences


Pantaenius v Watkins Highway Hauliers' approach to s 54 followed
  • Lander & Rogers
  • Australia
  • January 28 2016

In its first decision of 2016, the Federal Court has found that section 54 of the Insurance Contracts Act 1984 (Cth) (ICA) applied to nullify the


Federal Court of Australia introduces Insurance List for Short Matters
  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
  • Australia
  • January 19 2016

As part of the National Court Framework reforms being undertaken by the Federal Court, which are aimed at reinvigorating its case management


Life Insurance Update: Fraudulent Non-Disclosure
  • William Roberts Lawyers
  • Australia
  • January 18 2016

In March 2010, the plaintiff's de facto partner (the deceased) applied for life insurance with the insurer defendant. During the application process


Insurance Lists for Short Matters - National Court Framework Reform
  • William Roberts Lawyers
  • Australia
  • January 15 2016

The Federal Court of Australia has a National Court Framework (NCF) that outlines the Court’s continuing attention to develop and engage in more


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