The Jab-Dilemma: Mandatory vaccines in the workplace21 September 2021 | Insurance & Health Law
The COVID-19 pandemic is raising several legal, moral and ethical dilemmas for governments, businesses and individuals to deal with.
Insurer to indemnify property damage and business interruption loss after failing to prove arson21 September 2021 | Insurance & Health Law
The New South Wales Court of Appeal considered the appellant home owner’s entitlement to relief for property damage and consequential loss where the respondent insurer declined indemnity having already made conditional payments under a Deed of Release.
Cutting the strand in the rope of causation? Court of Appeal considers requests for information about prior incidents16 September 2021 | Insurance & Health Law
In this recent appellate decision, the Queensland Court of Appeal considered the ambit of a request for information about prior incidents under section 27(1)(b) of the Personal Injuries Proceedings Act 2002.
All you need to know about mandatory vaccinations8 September 2021 | Insurance & Health Law
As Australia’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout becomes increasingly available yet for the most part inoculation remains voluntary, the question of whether employers can mandate vaccinations as a pre-condition for working remains. This update will provide some insight into this much asked question as well...
Overprotected?! How would Britney’s conservatorship hold up in Queensland?7 September 2021 | Insurance & Health Law
Most people will be familiar with the very public rise and fall of pop icon, Britney Spears. We all witnessed the headlines that followed Britney’s journey as she transformed from the world’s inaugural and most Googled pop princess, to a young...
Don’t trip up by failing to have a reasonable system of inspection6 September 2021 | Insurance & Health Law
A schoolgirl who sustained an ACL injury during a weekend school touch football match failed to establish that it was caused by a hole or depression on the field, and her claim against the local council and the school was dismissed.