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Avant v Darshn: Notice of circumstances given by lawyer, and insurer’s duty of utmost good faith

Australia - April 6 2022 In the recent case of Avant Insurance Limited v Darshn [2022] FCAFC 48 the Full Court of the Federal Court has upheld the primary judge’s decision…

Louise Cantrill

Ali v Insurance Australia: Clarifying the operation of statute of limitations in property damage insurance proceedings

Australia - September 7 2021 In this article, we provide a short case summary on the recent decision of Ali v Insurance Australia Limited, which considered the date at which a…

Louise Cantrill, Mason Thomas

Just, cheap and quick? The evolution of interrogatories in personal injury matters

Australia - September 4 2020 While interrogatories in personal injury claims are meant to be limited to matters where “special circumstances” can be demonstrated, the courts have…

Louise Cantrill

Tours to be ‘Moore’ on Guard after High Court Ruling: Moore v Scenic Tours Pty Ltd [2020] HCA 17

Australia - May 13 2020 The long-awaited High Court decision has confirmed that the caps and thresholds for personal injury claims contained in the Civil Liability Act 2002…

Louise Cantrill

A Crash Course on Birth Injury Claims

Australia - April 8 2020 The anticipation of a newborn child is generally met with widespread joy for family and friends alike. The planning of baby showers, name reveal…

Louise Cantrill