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Commercial| 02 Jul 2020
Under recent changes to the Work Health & Safety Act 2011 (NSW) (WHS Act), directors and officers cannot be insured or indemnified for penalties for WorkSafe breaches. Our Insurance and Corporate teams discuss the implications of these changes for directors and officers (...
Insurance| 01 Jul 2020
The District Court has dismissed a worker’s appeal that he had suffered an alleged electric shock injury from a cash register at a drive-through bottle shop, as no question of law was involved.
Insurance| 22 Jun 2020
By Leigh Parker and Todd Waugh The New South Wales Supreme Court of Appeal has handed down its judgment in four disputes relating to the reasonableness of replacement hire vehicles. The Court’s judgment of 18 June 2020 found that reasonableness is ...
Thinking| 13 May 2020
The WA Court of Appeal has unanimously dismissed an employer's appeal against a damages award to a worker who injured his neck due to a startle response from an alarm in his workplace. In this case note, our Insurance team ...
Insurance| 20 Mar 2020
There is tremendous anxiety among businesses and consumers as a result of COVID-19. Naturally, people and business are turning to their insurance policies to see whether or not they have cover for the disruption caused.