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Thinking| 07 Dec 2017
Welcome to the first issue of Assured, our new national insurance newsletter. This publication provides an overview of recent cases and their implications for insurers as well as news and issues affecting the industry.
Thinking| 18 May 2017
In Australia, the 'English rule' applies to the costs of litigation: the loser pays the winner's costs.
Thinking| 24 Feb 2017
The ACT Court of Appeal has declined to make a costs order in favour of a motor vehicle accident insurer after the insurer successfully appealed the Supreme Court's assessment of damages but neglected to fully challenge the original costs order ...
Thinking| 24 Jan 2017
The objective test for contributory negligence. What is reasonable to invest in the reasonable person?
Thinking| 26 Oct 2016
In Lean v Cosmorex Coffee Pty Limited  ACTSC 309 the ACT Supreme Court found that while Cosmorex, the defendant employer, had breached provisions of the Dangerous Substances Act 2004 (ACT) (Act) and, as a result, also breached its duty of care at ...