WHEN DOES THE CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUE?

Introduction In its recent decision in Bodycorp Repairers Pty Ltd v Holding Redlich [2018] VSCA17, the Victorian Court of Appeal provided…

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Robinson Helicopter Company Incorporated v McDermott [2016] HCA 22

Introduction The High Court decision of Robinson Helicopter Company Incorporated v McDermott [2016] HCA 22 highlights to manufacturers the importance of…

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BUILDER LOSES OUT IN COVERAGE DISPUTE: INSURER WINS ON PROFESSIONAL SERVICES EXCLUSION

Metricon Homes Pty Ltd v Great Lakes Insurance SE [2017] VSC 749 Metricon, a volume residential builder, had built a home…

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Negligence held to extinguish employer’s s151Z recovery

South West Helicopters Pty Ltd v Stephenson [2017] NSWCA 312 The decision principally concerned the statutory interpretation and operation of the…

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REFERRAL OF MATTER FOR TREATMENT DISPUTE AFTER DETERMINATION ON PERMANENT IMPAIRMENT DISPUTE

Sadr v Allianz Australia Insurance Ltd t/as Allianz Insurance & Anor [2017] NSWSC 1718 Facts The case was an application by…

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Claim against Hospital – Application for extension of time to bring proceedings refused

Shane Holcombe v Numurkah Hospital District Health Service & Roland Hunt [2017] VSC 666 This decision concerned an application by the…

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INSURED LOSES BID TO MAKE AN EXCESS POLICY PROVIDE PRIMARY COVER

Liberty Mutual Insurance Company v Kellogg Brown & Root Pty Ltd [2017] NSWSC 1519 Kellogg Brown & Root Pty Ltd (KBR)…

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Professional services exclusion in D&O policy read down to provide cover

Fund Managers Canterbury Limited v AIG Insurance New Zealand Limited [2017] NZCA 325 (28 July 2017) This decision concerned an appeal…

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