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  1. 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...

  2. Proportionate liability: a case in point

    29 September 2017 | Insurance & Health Law

    Dual Homes v Moores Legal Pty Ltd & Pilley McKeller Pty Ltd [2016] VSC 86 The facts In this Supreme Court of Victoria case, a solicitor failed to advise a company appropriately in relation to the consequences of not complying with two statutory...

  3. A reserve is not a “pathway” and statutory defence applies but does not relieve Council for breach of common law obligations in respect of infrastructure

    1 June 2017 | Insurance & Health Law

    Local Council avoids liability for breach of statutory duty but is nevertheless held liable for breach of common law duty of care following trip and fall on stormwater pit in Council reserve. In Issue Whether the reserve was properly classified as...

  4. Council liable for injuries caused by protruding stormwater pit

    13 October 2016 | Insurance & Health Law

    In Issue Whether a reserve was properly classified as 'roadside' or a 'pathway' for the purposes of the Road Management Act 2004 (VIC). Whether the Council had properly identified the stormwater pit as a hazard posing a risk to pedestrians...