A life insurer ceased paying partial disability benefits to a doctor on the basis of a medical opinion which suggested that the doctor was capable of returning to full-time work. This issue was strongly contested. After the doctor issued proceedings, we undertook extensive investigations (involving subpoenas, surveillance, etc) which revealed that the doctor had commenced running a home practice on a full-time basis. This enabled the life insurer to settle the claim for a nominal sum.
December 18, 2018
Terravision Pty Ltd v Black Box Control Pty Ltd [No 5]  WASC 340 Facts Consideration of the appropriate costs orders…Continue reading
October 11, 2018
Finadri v Westpac Life Insurance Service Limited  VCC 1636 On 10 October 2018, Judge Murphy of the County Court of…Continue reading