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TAL Life Ltd v Shuetrim 2016 NSWCA 68
  • William Roberts Lawyers
  • Australia
  • July 28 2016

TAL Life Ltd v Shuetrim 2016 NSWCA 68 is a significant intermediate appellate decision in the area of life insurance. Of particular relevance are


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


Son does not owe mother a duty not to die - Homsi v Homsi
  • Cooper Grace Ward
  • Australia
  • July 22 2016

In Homsi v Homsi 2016 VSC 354, the Supreme Court of Victoria was asked to consider a novel question: whether a driver who died in a motor vehicle


Law Reform - Will it finally catch up with Section 6?
  • William Roberts Lawyers
  • Australia
  • July 19 2016

For some, law reform can't come fast enough; for others, a more gradual process is preferred. Either way, it appears that reform will finally catch


Queensland WorkCover amendments to render contractual indemnities void
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia
  • July 19 2016

It is a serious matter to interfere with the rights of parties to agree between themselves to whatever contractual terms they chose. There is


Does a son owe his mother a duty of care not to die?
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • July 19 2016

In Homsi v Homsi the Supreme Court of Victoria was required to consider whether a son who died in a motor vehicle accident owed a duty of care to his


Burroughs digs deep to convince Federal Court he is fit and proper
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia
  • July 18 2016

Stephen Burroughs, a former manager of a general insurer whose conduct in the late 90s was found to have contributed to the infamous collapse of HIH


Compliance cheque: Optus to refund $2.4m to mobile insurance customers
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • July 15 2016

The Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) recently announced that Optus Insurance Services Pty Ltd (Optus) will refund approximately


Can a bankrupt maintain legal action on a TPD claim?
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia
  • July 15 2016

In Berryman v Zurich Australia Ltd 2016 WASC 196, the Supreme Court of Western Australia held a bankrupt, Berryman, was able to maintain legal


ASIC says ‘no’ to Optus’ handset insurance compliance
  • McCabes
  • Australia
  • July 12 2016

Optus self-reported financial services law breaches to ASIC relating to its failure to provide a Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) and a Financial