Insurance Services

We provide advice on insurance coverage issues, including public and product liability and property and industrial special risk.

We have expertise in a wide variety of insurance and commercial claims and coverage issues, particularly those involving public and products liability.

We advise on the following insurance coverage issues:

  • interpreting and drafting policies of insurance;
  • indemnity provisions in contracts;
  • claims assessment;
  • statutory and compliance issues;
  • corporate insurance;
  • risk review; and
  • management of commercial projects for various corporate entities

Examples of cases where we have acted for national and multinational insurers and corporations include:

  • a $20 million recovery proceeding for business interruption and material damage arising from a defective papermaking machine at Paperlinx Ltd’s Maryvale paper mill;
  • a $15 million claim concerning business interruption and material damage arising from a fire at Johnson Matthey’s gold refinery in Thomastown;
  • defending 6 concurrent Supreme Court proceedings for a Lloyds’ of London Syndicate for economic loss in excess of $20 million arising from the collapse of the Corio Overpass in Geelong. These proceedings also involved a claim for damages arising from the death of a worker in the incident and 3 further claims for damages by injured workers;
  • defending a claim for breach of various lease covenants and Occupational Health & Safety Regulations arising from asbestos contamination of commercial premises; and
  • a product recall claim involving the recall of Arnott’s Snackfoods’ potato chips due to undeclared allergens in the product.

Our expertise extends to insurance disputes, including:

  • breach of contract;
  • occupational health and safety;
  • corporations law;
  • dispute resolution / mediation;
  • freedom of information;
  • workers’ compensation; and
  • general tort-based litigation

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