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  1. Defamation and injurious falsehood proceedings not a simple ‘Cut and Paste’ job – the elements must be met

    6 May 2020 | Insurance & Health Law

    The Victorian Supreme Court recently granted an application by Nationwide News Pty Ltd trading as The Australian for summary judgment in relation to a proceeding concerning defamation and injurious falsehood allegations. The proceeding, commenced by Go...

  2. Combustible cladding claims amidst the coronavirus crisis

    6 April 2020 | Insurance & Health Law

    Unsurprisingly, the novel coronavirus and the illness it causes, COVID-19, are dominating discussion around the world. COVID-19’s impact on health and the economy remains the subject of great concern and interest. In the construction industry...

  3. Fix now, litigate later: Building Amendment (Cladding Rectification) Bill 2019 (Vic)

    17 October 2019 | Insurance & Health Law

    The Building Amendment (Cladding Rectification) Bill 2019 On Tuesday, 15 October 2019, the Victorian State Government introduced into the Legislative Assembly the Building Amendment (Cladding Rectification) Bill 2019 (Bill) – a bill aimed in ...

  4. Facebook public page posters beware

    27 June 2019 | Insurance & Health Law

    The Supreme Court of New South Wales this week handed down its judgment in Voller v Nationwide News Pty Ltd & Ors[1], a potentially significant decision for parties using public Facebook and other social media pages to share content. In Voller,...

  5. ‘The Composite Cladding Crisis’: Will the Building Surveying Industry ‘self-combust’?

    17 December 2018 | Insurance & Health Law

    Victorian building professionals will by now have heard of the ‘combustible cladding crisis’ affecting Victoria’s domestic and commercial buildings. In fact, for many in the construction industry, the term ‘alumi...