Insights Types: Case Note

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May 1, 2024

INSIGHT: The case against ChatGPT: Warnings against an AI-generated testimony

The use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is rapidly rising across the legal profession. While there are benefits in saving time…

Feb 21, 2024

INSIGHT: Insurer remedies for false and misleading statements

Allianz Australia Insurance Limited v Yu [2024] NSWSC 31 When assessing the seriousness and effect of a claimant’s injury, self-reported…

Feb 7, 2024

INSIGHT: Gravel poses an ‘obvious risk’- Mind Your Step!

Fisher v Shire of Denmark [2024] WADC 1 Key takeaways Visitors to public recreational areas are expected to exercise appropriate…

Jan 29, 2024

INSIGHT: An Interlocutory Odyssey of Non-Compliance – Dankers v Volunteer Maritime Rescue NSW [2023] ACTSC 395

Dankers v Volunteer Maritime Rescue NSW [2023] ACTSC 395 The Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory has dismissed an…

Dec 1, 2023

INSIGHT: Barking up the wrong tree – County Court of Victoria finds dog attack not sufficiently connected with Insured’s business

Victorian WorkCover Authority v A.T.S. Towing Service Pty Ltd (ACN 054 744 204) & Ors [2023] VCC 2010 Background Aaron…

Nov 30, 2023

INSIGHT: First in, not necessarily best dressed? Victorian Court of Appeal allows multiple Medical Panel determinations, setting aside the Rosata decision

Citywide Service Solutions Pty Ltd v Rosata; Kabbout v Crown Melbourne Ltd [2023] VSCA 281 (21 November 2023) Background Luigi…

Nov 27, 2023

INSIGHT: When to Play the Blame Game: Allegations of Contributory Negligence in the ACT – Wilson v Australian Capital Territory [2023] ACTSC 287

Wilson v Australian Capital Territory [2023] ACTSC 287 The Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory has dismissed an application…

Nov 21, 2023

INSIGHT: The Supreme Court of Queensland again orders a permanent stay of proceedings in a child abuse claim, meanwhile the High Court of Australia overturns one

In August 2022, the Supreme Court of Queensland granted a permanent stay of proceedings in the matter of Willmot v…

Nov 21, 2023

INSIGHT: Persuasive evidence of prejudice – a must when resisting an extension of time application to issue proceedings

Bull v Ararat Abattoirs Pty Ltd & Ors [2023] VCC 1903 The Victorian County Court recently dismissed an application made…

Nov 13, 2023

INSIGHT: An error in method alone is not a ‘shaw thing’ on review

Shaw v Insurance Australia Group Limited t/as NRMA Insurance [2023] NSWSC 1273 Introduction In this case, Justice Rothman of the…

Oct 26, 2023

INSIGHT: Procedural fairness requires decision makers to ensure those affected by their decisions are fully aware of relevant distinctions

Amos v AAI Limited t/as GIO [2023] NSWSC 1193 Introduction When deliberating a question or matter which will inform a…

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