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  1. Liability for compensation for death of volunteer firefighter – who should pay?

    3 April 2019 | Insurance & Health Law

    City’s liability to pay compensation (and hold relevant insurances) for death arising in a volunteer fire fighting capacity is greater than that of the State. In Issue Whether compensation for injury for the purposes of the Bush Fires Act 1954 (WA)...

  2. Storage of archive boxes brings down Qantas defence

    10 September 2018 | Insurance & Health Law

    Prior training and experience in occupational health and safety procedures does not reduce an employer’s duty to protect employees against foreseeable risks of harm. In Issue Whether boxes jammed under a desk presented a foreseeable risk that the...

  3. Directors' duty to consider and respond to climate change risks – a perfect storm brewing?

    9 March 2018 | Insurance & Health Law

    Climate change risks are at the forefront of recent commentary regarding key risks for private and public companies. Climate related risks and the rising bar for directors in recognising foreseeable risks were considered by Graeme Howatson in his January...