James Hardie Fully Liable Where International Exposure to Asbestos

Asbestos Injuries Compensation Fund Limited as Trustee for the Asbestos Injuries Compensation Fund v Talifero – High Court Application for Special…

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PROPERTY INSURANCE – LIMITATION PERIOD CURTAILED BY IMMEDIATE OBLIGATION TO INDEMNIFY

Globe Church Incorporated v Allianz Australia Insurance Ltd [2019] NSWCA 27 The limitation period for a claim under an ‘indemnity’ property…

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Insurer goes bust on insolvency exclusion

Kaboko Mining Ltd v Van Heerden (No 3) [2018] FCA 2055 In 2012, Kaboko was looking to develop manganese mines in Zambia.…

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LIFE INSURER FOUND NOT TO HAVE BREACHED ITS OBLIGATIONS OF GOOD FAITH AND REASONABLENESS

On 21 December 2018, Parker J of the New South Wales Supreme Court dismissed proceedings brought against MetLife Insurance Ltd (MetLife)…

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NO ERROR IN FINDING LIFE INSURER’S DISMISSAL OF CLAIM WAS INVALID

MetLife Insurance Ltd v Hellessey [2018] NSWCA 307 On 12 December 2018, McColl JA, Meagher JA and White JA of the…

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SPECIAL COSTS ORDERS – PRINCIPLES – ORDER 66 RULES OF THE SUPREME COURT 1971 (WA)

Terravision Pty Ltd v Black Box Control Pty Ltd [No 5] [2018] WASC 340 Facts Consideration of the appropriate costs orders…

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PERSONAL COSTS ORDERS IN WORKCOVER WA

Rodgers v Amcor Ltd [2018] WADC 134 The District Court of WA considered an appeal from an Arbitrator’s orders that the…

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DOUBLE COMPENSATION FROM OVERSEAS COMPENSATION BENEFITS

Single v Workers Compensation Nominal Insurer – NSW Dust Diseases Tribunal, 30 November 2018 Introduction In Single, Russell SC DCJ of…

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