Update from Moray & Agnew – Our Response to COVID-19

To all clients and friends of our firm, Moray & Agnew is committed to the health and wellbeing of our employees,…

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Media Release

WORKERS COMPENSATION CONSIDERATIONS FOR CORONAVIRUS

What are the workers compensation implications in respect of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)? We identify the following relevant considerations: Liability under the…

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Legal Directions

12 MONTHS ON, HAYNE ROYAL COMMISSION DRAFT LEGISLATION SET TO CHANGE LIFE INSURANCE POLICIES

Draft legislation has recently been released to implement the recommendations of the Royal Commission relating to changing – for most new…

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Legal Directions

A DIRECT CLAIM AGAINST AN INSURER OF A DEREGISTERED TORTFEASOR IS NOT AVAILABLE IN A CROSS-CLAIM

Amaca Pty Limited v AAI Limited (Re: Simpson) [2019] NSWDDT 11 Introduction This judgment considers the application of ss4 and 5…

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MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT – CAUSATION – CREDIBILITY

Mtsambiwa v Zagari [2019] WADC 154 (a decision of O’Neill DCJ) Background The accident The plaintiff was involved in a motor…

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Motor Vehicle Directions

THE END OF UNCERTAINTY – INCLUDING OVERTIME IN THE POST-13 WEEK CALCULATION OF WEEKLY PAYMENTS

In BGC (Australia) Pty Ltd v Machali [2019] WASCA 121 (Machali), the Court of Appeal considered whether overtime payments are included…

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OFFERS OF COMPROMISE – PRINCIPLES FOR THE AWARDING OF INDEMNITY COSTS

Peters Properties Maddington Pty Ltd v Keen [2019] WASC 138 (S) Background During the course of proceedings, the Plaintiff made two…

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Legal Directions

INSURER’S RESPONSIBILITIES WHEN DETERMINING TPD CLAIMS

MetLife Insurance Limited v MX [2019] NSWCA 228 This is a decision by the NSW Court of Appeal of 16 September…

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Legal Directions