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  1. Time’s up! Limitation period in claim for costs of raising a child

    18 June 2019 | Insurance & Health Law

    The court was asked to decide whether the applicants, in a claim for the costs of raising their child with Down Syndrome, were subject to a 3 or 6 year limitation period, and if the three year limitation period applied, whether an order to extend that...

  2. Demystifying estate planning

    12 June 2019 | Family Law

    We know it may not be an easy conversation to have. When a loved one passes away, it can be a very difficult and emotional time. Aside from the grief your family will experience, the reality is that your personal and financial affairs will need to be...

  3. Investing in Laundries – what happens when the spin cycle goes down the drain? Why specific notice of a claim is important.

    12 June 2019 | Insurance & Health Law

    The Supreme Court of NSW has determined the entitlement to cover of various persons associated with the Babcock & Brown group pursuant to professional indemnity and D&O policies of insurance for claims arising out of the failed investment in...

  4. There is no such thing as a ‘bomb proof’ horse

    12 June 2019 | Insurance & Health Law

    An agricultural show society successfully defended a claim by a participant warming up for a horse riding event, who sustained significant personal injuries when another horse was spooked by a loud noise and caused her horse to fall over. The society...

  5. The Incomplete Proposal – what terms are incorporated into a policy?

    12 June 2019 | Insurance & Health Law

    The NSW Supreme Court found that terms of a page inadvertently omitted from a proposal form still formed part of the insurance policy. In Issue Whether the terms on an omitted page of a proposal form still formed part of the policy; If not, whether the...

  6. Occupier not on duty for security guard’s injury

    12 June 2019 | Insurance & Health Law

    A security guard brought proceedings against an occupier of commercial premises, the security provider and the insurer of his deregistered labour-hire company for psychiatric injury resulting from criminal conduct of an intruder during a break-in. In...

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