Dr Seuss on Separation & ADR14 September 2017 | Family Law
So you have separated. Now, regarding all the matters arising out of your separation, do you: Negotiate? Mediate? Collaborate? Arbitrate? Conciliate? Or Litigate? Sounds rather like something out of Dr Seuss, doesn’t it? Separation after marriage or
EPL.Files | September 20177 September 2017 | Insurance & Health Law
Employment law can certainly be a minefield as demonstrated in the four cases presented in this issue of EPL.Files. We consider whether 1) a labour hire employer can dismiss a worker because a host employer has ceased engaging that worker on the grounds..
Case Collective | 6 September 20177 September 2017 | Insurance & Health Law
In this edition of Case Collective we discuss a decision of the High Court which raises for consideration the application of the narrative test of serious injury for the purpose of s 93 of the Transport Accident Act 1986 (Vic). In the medical negligence..
Indemnity Under a Debt Servicing Standing Charges Policy6 September 2017 | Insurance & Health Law
Whether an insurer was required to indemnify an insured under a Debt Servicing Standing Charges Insurance Policy in respect of delay caused by insured damage, including a discussion on Jones v Dunkel inferences and s57 of the Insurance Contracts Act 1984.
Employer required to pay over $1.4M damages to employee for psychiatric injury resulting from managerial mistreatment5 September 2017 | Insurance & Health Law
The defendant was found liable for the plaintiff's psychiatric injury for failing to take timely and determinative action in response to complaints made against the plaintiff by another staff member. In Issue Failure to take determinative action in...
Insurer avoids liability for storm damage under soil movement exclusion5 September 2017 | Insurance & Health Law
Heave of soil beneath foundation slab following storm constituted soil movement and was excluded from cover under home building policy. In Issue Whether soil heave fell within the natural and ordinary meaning of soil movement Whether the soil movement...