Inculpatory documents are not necessarily “material”: District Court dismisses application to extend limitation period27 August 2021 | Insurance & Health Law
The District Court of Queensland has dismissed an application to extend a limitation period, concluding that two reports containing comments adverse to the respondents did not contain any material facts of a decisive character.
Take the plaintiff as you find them: Court awards almost $2.5 million damages for serious motor vehicle accident30 April 2021 | Insurance & Health Law
The Supreme Court of Queensland recently awarded a plaintiff nearly $2.5 million in damages for injuries he sustained in a serious motor vehicle accident.
Millions in Damages for 60 Minutes’ work: Broadcaster’s Limited Success in Defamation Appeal16 November 2020 | Insurance & Health Law
Trigger Warning: This article contains details about a natural disaster which may be upsetting for some readers. Reader discretion is advised. The Queensland Court of Appeal has provided guidance concerning the liability of several concurrent tortfeasors...
Home is where the heart is: the role of intention in residence-based exclusions29 June 2020 | Insurance & Health Law
The Supreme Court of Queensland has provided guidance on how exclusions in insurance policies concerning where a person “usually lives” or is “ordinarily resident” should be interpreted, concluding the person’s intention is...
You’ve got mail: Author of email regarding strata committee chair succeeds in defamation appeal16 December 2019 | Insurance & Health Law
The New South Wales Court of Appeal recently allowed an appeal in a defamation proceeding concerning a tenant’s email regarding a strata committee chair, concluding the defence of common law qualified privilege defeated the claim. In Issue the...