What happens when an insurer agrees to honour policy despite non-disclosure then tries to rely on that ND to avoid liability?
Bennett & Philp Lawyers
Frustration at conduct in the superannuation insurance industry & suggested amendments to the Code of Practice post enquiry.
Recent decision provides guidance on how deeming provisions in professional indemnity insurance policies may be interpreted,
Article discusses the latest development in Loss of Use Claims including 8 relevant principles identified in recent case.
It is now unlawful to enter into, provide or benefit from an insurance or indemnity arrangement for a WHS fine in NSW.
Insurance claims units should educate SA claims handlers in these procedural changes and inform their major insureds.
South Australian claims handlers need to know about procedural changes.
D&O insurance policies provide protection for company board members, executives and managers from potential claims.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Insurers and coverholders may need to consult with underwriters and actuaries to amend insurance policies and conditions.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
These cases are positive news for defendants and insurers but each case will turn on its facts and detailed evidence.
Principles from UK insurance test cases could provide guidance in Australia to determine COVID-19 coverage disputes.
Carroll & O'Dea
Answers to frequently asked questions around TPD including: What is TPD insurance? What does TPD mean? etc
Notification of facts that might give rise to a claim must be detailed & comprehensive to indicate that the claim may arise.
Clyde & Co
In Felix v NULIS Nominees (Australia) Ltd  FCA 596, Stewart J upheld a determination of the Superannuation Complaints Tribunal (Tribunal) that an Insurer's decision to decline a TPD claim
A case for the List in resolving discrete disputes around policy & statutory interpretation.
Johnson Winter & Slattery
Trade credit insurance policies can provide financial relief to businesses whose buyers are unable to pay their debts as and when they fall due.
Recent reforms improve Australian insurance claims handling, with stronger enforcement of the duty of utmost good faith.
Clyde & Co
A recent decision of the Federal Court has clarified the scope of an insurance brokers' duty to make reasonable enquiries to ascertain the risks posed by their client's business operations, and to...
Insurance broker breached its retainer & was negligent for failing to properly advise re potential exposure to copyright infringement.
Practical tips that brokers can use to reduce the likelihood of suffering an E&O claim arising from COVID-19.