Work Health & Safety Federal Update 2022 - What you need to know13 January 2022 | Insurance & Health Law
Further to our previous Federal Update on the Work Health and Safety laws in Australia, we continue to see a raft of Australian jurisdictions make changes to WHS laws in order to enhance the obligations of businesses, strengthen offences and prohibit...
Liberty wins on ‘professional services’ exclusion clause22 December 2021 | Insurance & Health Law
In the Supreme Court of New South Wales decision handed down on 3 December 2021, his Honour Stevenson J provided further guidance on interpretation of exclusion clauses in the context of claims under Combined General and Product Liability and Professional Indemnity Policy. The decision demonstrates...
Religious Discrimination Bill 202120 December 2021 | Insurance & Health Law
The Federal Government has released the draft Religious Discrimination Bill 2021 which allows religious bodies and schools to make employment decisions based on the employee’s beliefs to preserve the “religious ethos”.
Case Collective | December 202115 December 2021 | Insurance & Health Law
The December edition of Case Collective is here! In this month’s edition, we discuss the case of an insurance broker that was found liable for failing to provide the applications with adequate advice as to their insurance requirements for pool...
You damaged my Ferrari — I want a replacement Ferrari14 December 2021 | Insurance & Health Law
HCA confirms the head of damages to be relied upon in cases of damages relating to the costs of replacement vehicles as loss of enjoyment/loss of amenity rather than the plaintiff’s “need” for the car. In issue Whether a motor vehicle...
Solicitors found negligent for failing to inform developers of critical deadlines in a contract for sale9 December 2021 | Insurance & Health Law
Solicitors failed to inform a client of critical deadlines that would entitle a purchaser to rescind a contract for sale. The solicitors were found to have acted negligently and in breach of their retainer, however the client was held contributorily negligent for failing to instruct their solicitors...