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  1. Volenti defence against a wife's psychiatric injury claim

    24 January 2022 | Insurance & Health Law

    Defendant driver in a single vehicle accident defends the Plaintiff's claim for psychiatric injury arising from the death of her husband who was the Defendant's pillion passenger in the accident, on the basis of no duty of care owed or voluntary assumption of risk by the passenger.

  2. Changes to Queensland pre-action disclosure obligations – what you need to know

    19 January 2022 | Insurance & Health Law

    Pre-action disclosure obligations in Queensland have historically been unenforceable until proceedings are issued. This has now changed following the insertion of rules 208A-208G into the Uniform Civil Procedure Rules 1999 (Qld), current as of 10 December...

  3. Work Health & Safety Federal Update 2022 - What you need to know

    13 January 2022 | Insurance & Health Law

    Further to our previous Federal Update on the Work Health and Safety laws in Australia, we continue to see a raft of Australian jurisdictions make changes to WHS laws in order to enhance the obligations of businesses, strengthen offences and prohibit...

  4. Liberty wins on ‘professional services’ exclusion clause

    22 December 2021 | Insurance & Health Law

    In the Supreme Court of New South Wales decision handed down on 3 December 2021, his Honour Stevenson J provided further guidance on interpretation of exclusion clauses in the context of claims under Combined General and Product Liability and Professional Indemnity Policy. The decision demonstrates...

  5. Religious Discrimination Bill 2021

    20 December 2021 | Insurance & Health Law

    The Federal Government has released the draft Religious Discrimination Bill 2021 which allows religious bodies and schools to make employment decisions based on the employee’s beliefs to preserve the “religious ethos”.

  6. Case Collective | December 2021

    15 December 2021 | Insurance & Health Law

    The December edition of Case Collective is here! In this month’s edition, we discuss the case of an insurance broker that was found liable for failing to provide the applications with adequate advice as to their insurance requirements for pool...

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