We represented a local government authority on instructions from its insurer in respect of nervous shock and physical injury claims by victims of a suburban bushfire. Allegations of negligence were made against the local government authority concerning its failure to control and manage fire fuel loads in suburban bush land. We advised the insurer and the local government authority with respect to the legal responsibility of other participants including State government departments and bushfire authorities.
March 22, 2017
Taylor v Fisher  WADC 30 Background The plaintiff moved from Queensland to South Hedland in Western Australia to live with…Continue reading
May 31, 2017
Introduction The Victorian Court of Appeal has considered the construction of various key provisions of the Road Management Act 2004 (Vic)…Continue reading
July 30, 2015
We are delighted to advise that Emma Chapman has joined the rapidly growing insurance team in our Brisbane office. Emma has…Continue reading