Case Collective | April 201811 April 2018 | Insurance & Health Law
Welcome to a new-look Case Collective designed to keep our content more mobile-friendly, and acknowledge the Case Collective Editorial Committee that research and review the many insurance cases so we can deliver the most significant and interesting to...
ProFiles | March 201810 April 2018 | Insurance & Health Law
Nationally, we're also thrilled to welcome highly regarded financial lines practitioner, Radhika Mendis, to BN’s Melbourne team. Radhika has acted in some of Australia’s largest professional indemnity and D&O claims and further...
HealthFiles | April 201810 April 2018 | Insurance & Health Law
Welcome back to HealthFiles. The rise of the superbug - it sounds like the title of a low rating B grade movie, but unfortunately, it is much more sinister than that. Globally, at least 700,000 people die each year from superbugs, and that number is...
Council not liable for developer’s economic loss flowing from issuing of inaccurate planning certificate6 April 2018 | Insurance & Health Law
Queensland Court of Appeal overturns trial judge decision and finds local council not liable for issuing a planning certificate which contained incorrect information, given that the certificate was not requested by or issued to the plaintiff. In Issue...
Band-aid approach to risk is insufficient to discharge your duty!6 April 2018 | Insurance & Health Law
The defendant was found liable for injuries sustained by an independent contractor, the plaintiff, for failing to take precautions against a foreseeable risk which it created. In Issue Whether the defendant owed a duty of care to the plaintiff as a...
Court considers purchaser’s rescission rights and decides in favour of vendor4 April 2018 | Insurance & Health Law
This case considered a vendor's liability to a purchaser in failing to disclose a previously rejected planning permit and VCAT decision in a section 32 statement. This decision clarifies the operation of section 32K of the Sale of Land Act 1962 (Vic).