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Legal Lockdown - Episode 5: COVID-19 and Insurance

In the latest episode of Legal Lockdown, Adriana Giometti speaks with John Van de Poll, Insurance Partner, to discuss Australia’s insurance sector following the COVID-19 Pandemic. 


Damages for 'Disappointment and Distress' Available to Consumers for Breaches of Consumer Guarantees for Travel and Recreational Contracts

The High Court has determined that damages for 'disappointment and distress' are available to consumers for a breach of consumer guarantees for travel and recreational contracts, and are not subject to Civil Liability Act restrictions.


Legal Lockdown - Episode 3: Personal Injury Claims

In EPISODE 3 of Holman Webb's Legal Lockdown series, we speak with Dawn Piebenga, one of Australia’s leading occupational therapists and medico-legal expert about COVID-19’s impact on Personal Injury claims and performing virtual assessments.


Affidavits in the Time of COVID-19
Wednesday 15 April 2020 / by Anna Zeltzer posted in Insurance COVID-19 Court News

Due to the social distancing regulations put in place to help deal with the COVID-19 outbreak, Australian courts have implemented a myriad of solutions to address the traditional method of swearing or affirming an affidavit in person.  


Are You Liable for the Negligence of Your Designated Driver?
Monday 24 February 2020 / by Peter Bennett posted in Insurance

Are you liable for the negligence of your designated driver? The short answer is yes, if it is your car and you are a passenger!


E-scooters, Insurance and Australian Law
Wednesday 5 February 2020 / by Natasha Miller posted in Insurance

E-SCOOTERS: CLEAN, GREEN COMMUTING MACHINES - CHARGED AND READY TO RIDE FROM YOUR HOME OR STREET CORNER. WHAT'S NOT TO LIKE?


LIMITED SPOTS REMAINING: Insurance Breakfast Seminar: 2019 - A Year in Review (20 February 2020)
Wednesday 22 January 2020 / by Holman Webb posted in Insurance

Holman Webb is delighted to invite readers to attend our first breakfast seminar of 2020, hosted by the firm's General Insurance team and taking place on Thursday 20 February.


Summer Safety: The Crucial Nature of Boat Insurance
Monday 6 January 2020 / by Natasha Miller posted in Insurance

For countless Australians, Summer presents the perfect opportunity to get out of the house, head to the water and cool down with a dip in the ocean, a float in the harbour or a swim in one of the nation's many winding rivers. Whilst the majority of us are happy enough with splashing about in the waves - a large number of Australians do enjoy spending time on the water, in a wide range of varying watercraft.


NSW Introduces Bill to Implement Recommendations following Safe Work Australia’s 2018 Review of Model Work Health and Safety Laws
Wednesday 20 November 2019 / by Alicia Mataere and Lee Pike posted in Insurance Workplace Relations

On 25 February 2019, Safe Work Australia published the final report of Marie Boland's review of the Model Work Health and Safety Laws ('the Review'). The Review made a number of recommendations, on which Safe Work Australia sought comment through its Consultation Regulation Impact Statement ('CRIS').


Insurance Breakfast Seminar: Artificial Intelligence in Insurance - 28 November 2019
Monday 18 November 2019 / by Holman Webb posted in Insurance

Holman Webb's insurance team is delighted to invite readers to attend our upcoming November insurance breakfast seminar, co-hosted by icourts.


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