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.
September 17, 2018
Newling v FSS Trustee Corporation (No 2)  NSWSC 1405 On 14 September 2018, Parker J of the NSW Supreme Court…Continue reading
November 23, 2015
Harrison v Retail Employees Superannuation Pty Ltd and Anor  NSWSC 1665, 10/11/2015 The NSW Supreme Court recently found that a…Continue reading
July 9, 2019
Kim Newling v FSS Trustee Corporation  NSWSC 1405 Background The appellant was a Member of the First State Superannuation Scheme.…Continue reading