Engineer did not to owe a duty of care to a subsequent purchaser for the design and certification of a concrete slab22 March 2017 | Insurance & Health Law
Plaintiff company failed to establish a claim for pure economic loss against a builder and engineers with respect to failure of a concrete slab in an airconditioning storage warehouse. In Issue Claim for pure economic loss Consideration of whether the...
Inspecting buildings and exclusion clauses: proceed with caution22 March 2017 | Insurance & Health Law
Building inspector and insurer liable to child plainitff for brain injuries and to mother for nervous shock following balcony collapse. In Issue Negligence of building inspector Construction of exclusion clause in insurance policy The Background The...
ProFiles | March 201722 March 2017 | Insurance & Health Law
Welcome to the first edition of ProFiles for 2017. There have been a number of developments in the areas of directors’ and officers’ and professional indemnity since our last update. First, we discuss the NSW Law Reform Commission’s...
To be or not to be a party to the contract21 March 2017 | Insurance & Health Law
Insurer successfully avoids liability under a life insurance contract on the grounds of fraudulent misrepresentation. In Issue Whether insurer entitled to avoid a contract of insurance because of fraudulent misrepresentation pursuant to Insurance...
EPL.Files | Inaugural Edition March 201715 March 2017 | Insurance & Health Law
This quarterly eNewsletter has been prompted by a surge in employment and workplace relations disputes, resulting in increased employment practices liability claims under insurance policies. EPL.Files aims to promote awareness amongst our insurer and...
Bird is the Word15 March 2017 | Insurance & Health Law
Introduction In the recent decision of Wayland v Bird  NSWCA 26, the NSW Court of Appeal upheld the primary judge’s decision to reject an application to join a professional indemnity insurer to proceedings, pursuant to s 6(4) of the Law Reform