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When a calculated risk doesn't pay off: insurance policies and accidents
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • September 29 2016

A negligent decision made with an appreciation of the risk can still be an "accident" and covered by insurance, but it can be difficult to assess when


Can the timeframe to lodge a workers compensation appeal be extended?
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • September 20 2016

In Queensland, insurers are required to make decisions in relation to applications for compensation (claims). Some of those decisions are ‘reviewable’


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


Policyholder again recovers loss caused by its own negligence
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • September 9 2016

A policyholder has successfully appealed against a decision from last year in which an insurer denied coverage on grounds that the damage was not


Byrne update
  • McCullough Robertson
  • Australia
  • September 8 2016

On 31 August 2016, the LNP and Katter’s Australian Party combined forces to defeat the amendments in Workers' Compensation and Rehabilitation


A tale of two negligent drivers
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • September 7 2016

In Smith v Randall & Anor His Honour Justice Applegarth was required to assess and apportion liability between two drivers who were involved in a


Arbitration: Temporary stay of related court proceedings
  • The Commercial Bar Association of Victoria
  • Australia
  • September 7 2016

In exceptional circumstances, a court exercising its inherent jurisdiction will temporarily stay its proceedings pending the hearing and determination


Amendments to WCRA leave Byrne in play
  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
  • Australia
  • September 1 2016

The Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation (National Injury Insurance Scheme) Amendment Bill 2016 passed with amendment on 31 August 2016. As we


Update on the attempted legislative overturn of Byrne
  • McCullough Robertson
  • Australia
  • August 30 2016

On 14 June 2016, the Workers’ Compensation & Rehabilitation (National Injury Insurance Scheme) Amendment Bill 2016 (Bill) was introduced into


Court of Appeal Raises the Boom on Recklessness
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • August 24 2016

In April 2015 the Queensland Supreme Court Trial Division awarded judgment in favour of the insurer, CGU, finding that damage to a crane owned by