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An Unreasonable Refusal To Settle? VWA v O’Brien
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • March 27 2017

In the matter of the Victorian Workcover Authority v Kevin Edward O'Brien 2017 VSC 68, a question arose as to whether the successful party was


ASIC Report into financial advisers
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia
  • March 26 2017

As part of its Wealth Management Project, Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has released its report into how effectively


In La La Land - Awareness and Obvious Risk
  • McCabes
  • Australia
  • March 23 2017

In a judgment delivered 1 in the matter of Fedaa Shinaoui v Perron Investment Pty Limited & Anor 2017 NSWDC54, the District Court of New South


Insurer huffs and puffs but policyholder’s claim stands
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • March 23 2017

A policyholder whose negligence led to the catastrophic destruction of a residential home in Brisbane has secured liability insurance coverage in a


Inspecting buildings and exclusion clauses: proceed with caution
  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
  • Australia
  • March 22 2017

Building inspector and insurer liable to child plainitff for brain injuries and to mother for nervous shock following balcony collapse


To be or not to be a party to the contract
  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
  • Australia
  • March 21 2017

In 1998, the applicant, John Montclare (Montclare), applied for life insurance through Rivkin Direct Management Pty Ltd (Rivkin) from MetLife


A green light for separate legal representation where a conflict of interest arises
  • Lander & Rogers
  • Australia
  • March 20 2017

In the recent New South Wales Supreme Court decision of Spotlight Pty Ltd v Maintek Roofing Pty Ltd (Spotlight), the Court granted leave to


Managing design risk through ‘fit for purpose’ warranties
  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
  • Australia
  • March 19 2017

Good design is critical to the overall success of any complex engineering or construction project. Sophisticated designs can produce a host of


Insurer granted right to further examination of plaintiff after inadequate report provided by expert
  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
  • Australia
  • March 15 2017

Insurer's request for plaintiff to undergo further medical examination by different specialist to overcome uncoperative attitude of existing doctor


Bird is the Word
  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
  • Australia
  • March 15 2017

In the recent decision of Wayland v Bird 2017 NSWCA 26, the NSW Court of Appeal upheld the primary judge’s decision to reject an application to join