Insurance Law



Insurance Law


By: Mark Brookes, Partner and David Fisher, Solicitor
Carter Newell, Queensland, Australia

This newsletter considers what constitutes a ‘claim’ or a ‘circumstance likely to give rise to a claim’ under an insurance policy, and the potential impact

Read more: Policy definition of 'claim' under the microscope


By: Mark Brookes, Partner and David Fisher, Solicitor
Carter Newell, Queensland, Australia

This newsletter looks at a recent case in which the New South Wales Court of Appeal held that the benefit of s 54 of the Insurance Contracts Act 1984 (Cth) (the ICA), which can operate to excuse an insured’s failure to notify

Read more: Third parties to obtain benefit of section 54 of the Insurance Contracts Act 1984 (Cth)


By: Stephen White and Peter Dovolil
Carter Newell, Queensland, Australia

The Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 was passed on 9 June 2010 and will commence on 1 July 2010.

Read more: Significant changes to Workers’ Compensation and Workplace Health and Safety legislation in...


Carter Newell Lawyers last night launched the 7th edition of the Australian Civil Liability Guide at Customs House in Brisbane’s CBD to over 85 invited guests.

Read more: Carter Newell's Australian Civil Liability Guide Launched on iPad


Contacts: John E. Heintz, John W. McGuiness, Elissa O. Tomanda
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP, Washington, DC

Kelley Drye's insurance recovery group has a long history of assisting clients in obtaining coverage for property damage and business interruption suffered as a result of catastrophic events, such as hurricanes and the

Read more: Insurance Coverage May Be Available For Recent Business Interruption Losses Suffered as a Result...