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Kott Gunning
The employer did not comply with the "reasonable precautions" clause of its policy, so it was not entitled to indemnity.
HHG Legal Group
There has been an increase in the number of criminal prosecutions of WA employers without workers compensation insurance.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
Some types of cladding materials imported from China fail to comply with Australian standards and can pose a fire risk.
The Committee has issued an invitation for submissions addressing any aspect of the Bill from all interested parties.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
The wait continues for the Government's response to the Financial System Inquiry's report delivered in December 2014.
Mayer Brown JSM
Section 13 of the Married Persons Status Ordinance Cap 182 (MPSO) of Hong Kong creates a statutory trust in favour of beneficiaries who are the spouse or children of the life insured.
Mayer Brown JSM
In the UK Supreme Court's judgment of Plevin v. Paragon Personal Finance Limited UKSC 61, it was held that the failure to disclose a commission of 71.8 percent made the consumer contract unfair.
Tuli & Co
The long awaited increase in foreign holdings in an Indian insurance company from 26% to 49% is at long last law but, rather than becoming law through the usual legislative process, it has become law through an unusual and temporary device: an ordinance.
Singh & Associates
One of the vital aspects of the new Bill is the technology of facilitating the issuance of the electronic policies.
Duncan Cotterill
As the foundations of the house were functional with no aesthetic value, they could be repaired by "jacking and packing".
Cavell Leitch
The Supreme Court upheld the Court of Appeal's decision and held that contingencies must be included in the settlement.
Duncan Cotterill
The court agreed that contingencies and professional fees should be included when calculating the cost of rebuilding.
Duncan Cotterill
The Government has released its proposals for the reform of the Earthquake Commission Act to streamline claims processes.
Duncan Cotterill
This case looked at Prattley's entitlement under the policy, and whether the settlement agreement should be set aside.
Duncan Cotterill
The Jardens' insurer said that much of the damage claimed for was either pre-existing damage, or not damage at all.
Duncan Cotterill
This case was an appeal about the insurer's liability to indemnify following earthquake damage to a residential property.
Duncan Cotterill
The case considered computer modelling of the Canterbury earthquakes, and the extent to which that modelling was helpful.
Duncan Cotterill
This recent earthquake judgment considers if the insurer or the insured has the right to elect how settlement is reached.
Duncan Cotterill
This recent earthquake judgment looks at whether the insurer or insured may elect how settlement is reached under the policy.
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