December 2013

Class actions create burdens

A Victorian barrister outlines the complexities of several new class action judgements.

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AILA President’s message

Coal seam gas is a potent emerging risk.

NZILA President’s message

Insurance not sexy for NZ politicians.

Profile: David Lloyd

Avid runner’s keen to drive AILA forward.

Cases highlight s54 complexities

Two Mills Oakley lawyers outline cases that highlight s54’s complexities.

Lawyers told to test defence

Qld lawyers have been advised to test using s36 of the Qld Civil Liability Act as a defence.

Smash repairer to take insurer to court

A smash repairer has won the right to fight its insurer over a claim for an arson attack.

Rope swing injury ‘an obvious risk’

A council is not liable to a severely injured boy who dived from a rope swing.

Liquidator gets policy cut before claimants

The WA Federal Court says a liquidator is entitled to remuneration before third-party claimants.

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News from the branches
Read a roundup of activities around the branches.
Who's moving where in the insurance and legal fraternities?
Upcoming events for AILA, NZILA and other insurance-related organisations.
How to contact AILA/NZILA’s office bearers and Resolve’s editor.