Insights Types: Insurance Insight

May 28, 2024

INSIGHT: NSW Personal Injury Commission Update

In this Insight, we highlight an important industry update issued by the NSW Personal Injury Commission (PIC) on 22 May…

Feb 24, 2023

INSIGHT: Insurer permitted to invoke professional liability exclusion clause for Queensland flooding class action

SunWater Limited v Liberty Mutual Insurance Company [2022] NSWCA 273 Key takeaways Professional liability exclusions are not confined to claims…

Oct 11, 2022

INSIGHT: Pursuing personal advantage: an age old story

Hakea Holdings Pty Ltd v McGrath (No 2) [2022] FCA 995 This case considers the liability of directors who pursue…

Oct 6, 2022

INSIGHT: Agreement to mediate… are you certain?

Metropolitan Health Service v Sturm [2022] WASC 316 Key takeaways A contractual dispute resolution clause may be unenforceable for uncertainty…

Sep 13, 2022

INSIGHT: Regulation of Education and Care Providers: the Department of Communities in WA takes a stricter approach to compliance actions

Key takeaways The Education and Care Regulatory Unit of the Department of Communities (Department) is displaying a stricter approach in…

Jul 1, 2022

INSIGHT: Keeping an eye out: taking reasonable precautions to prevent a risk of harm materialising

Sidhoum v Minister for Education [2022] WADC 35 Key takeaways A school’s non-delegable duty of care extends to prevent students…

Jul 1, 2022

INSIGHT: Gravel is slippery – isn’t that obvious?

Gladstone v Public Transport Authority of Western Australia [2022] WADC 6 Key takeaways A reasonable person in the position of…

Jul 1, 2022

INSIGHT: Mind your Ps and safety first!

Key takeaways For employers or principals, the benefit of following the 4Ps of safe working can never be under estimated:…

Mar 28, 2022

INSIGHT: Can My Replacement Vehicle be a Beamer? Damages for Loss of Use for Tortious Damage to Property

Damages for ‘loss of use’ of a chattel has for many years been an unsettled area of the law, pleaded…

Sep 30, 2021

INSIGHT: Veterinary practice in WA: Proposed amendments to the current regulatory framework

The Veterinary Practice Bill 2021 (WA) (Bill) had its third reading in the legislative council on 2 September 2021. The…

May 29, 2020

INSIGHT: Emerging Insurance Issues from COVID-19

Key takeaways A brief insight into COVID-19 insurance implications Business interruption and liability coverage This article is the first in…