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  1. Property Insurance Update – Second Australian COVID-19 Business Interruption Test Case

    25 February 2021 | Insurance & Health Law

    On 24 February 2021, proceedings were commenced in the Federal Court of Australia to examine further issues with respect to COVID-19 and the coverage of business interruption policies in Australia. The Insurance Council of Australia’s media release...

  2. UK Supreme Court appeal decision on COVID-19 business interruption cover

    4 February 2021 | Insurance & Health Law

    The United Kingdom’s Supreme Court has upheld the decision of the High Court which largely found in favour of policyholders in respect of business interruption coverage for COVID-19 claims. The Court also determined that the Orient Express Hotels...

  3. Full Federal Court Comments on Operation of Exclusion Clause to Victorian Lockdown Losses

    3 February 2021 | Insurance & Health Law

    In Issue The applicant claimed indemnity from the respondent insurer for losses resulting from COVID-19 lockdowns in Victoria. The question posed to the Full Court of the Federal Court concerned the proper construction of an exclusion clause in...

  4. Episode 17: COVID, mental health and the rise of telehealth with Dr Erika Penney

    14 December 2020 | Insurance & Health Law

    If the COVID-19 pandemic taught us anything, it’s the importance of having the necessary infrastructure in place to allow us the ability to pick up the phone and get the health and medical assistance we require. This includes mental health support....

  5. 7 Steps to having a Covid Safe Christmas Party

    8 December 2020 | Insurance & Health Law

    It’s that time of year again. For many organisations, the official Christmas Party and end of year celebrations are imminent. No matter what your version of a Christmas party normally looks like, the reality is that this year, it’s bound to...

  6. Property Insurance Update - COVID-19 not excluded in policies referring to the “Quarantine Act”

    23 November 2020 | Insurance & Health Law

    In a unanimous decision, the NSW Court of Appeal held that an exclusion in the infectious diseases extension for quarantinable diseases under the “Quarantine Act 1908 (Cth) and subsequent amendments” could not be construed as meaning listed...

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