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Insured gets burnt on fraudulent insurance claim

Australia - February 21 2022 In Cassa Bedding Pty Ltd v Insurance Australia Ltd [2022] QSC 1, the Court dismissed Cassa Bedding’s (Plaintiff) claim for breach of policy of…

Nica Manosca

Can a statutory limitation period be ‘altered’ by parties? Case Note: Price v Spoor [2021] HCA 20

Australia - November 4 2021 In Price v Spoor [2021] HCA 20, the High Court recently reaffirmed the proposition that parties can ‘contract out’ of some statutory limitation…

Nica Manosca

Professional Indemnity cover excluded - for liability as an employer

Australia - September 7 2021 In Corestaff NT Pty Ltd v Insurance Australia Ltd [2021] QSC 195, Corestaff was unsuccessful in its application to seek declarations in respect of the…

Nica Manosca

TPD - NSW Court of Appeal grapples with The Insured’s Onus of Proof v The Insurer’s Duty of Fairness; MetLife Insurance Limited v Sandstrom (2021) NSWCA123

Australia - June 14 2021 Illustrating the complexity of the task, the New South Wales Court of Appeal was split 2-1 on the question of MetLife’s assessment and decision as to…

Megan Venus

Delays have dangerous ends for CTP Insurer - Bona v Jeffries & Anor [2021] QSC 84

Australia, United Kingdom - June 4 2021 The case of Bona v Jeffries & Anor [2021] QSC 84 should serve as a salutary warning to insurers not to delay in making arrangements for independent…

Mitchell Dunk