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Insurers largely prevail in second COVID-19 test case
Insurance 2021-10-08 5:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

Insurers have largely succeeded in challenging COVID-19 business interruption claims by a group of small businesses, in an important second test case that could save […]

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The Star loses bid to recover COVID-19 losses from insurers
Insurance 2021-08-05 9:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Star Entertainment Group will not be able to recoup losses at its casinos and hotels stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic, after a judge found […]

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Insurers’ challenge to COVID-19 business interruption claims rejected by High Court
Coronavirus 2021-06-25 4:36 pm By Christine Caulfield

The High Court has rejected a bid by a group of insurers to weigh in on a test case against COVID-19 related claims in business […]

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Court to hear another COVID-19 business interruption test case
Insurance 2021-02-24 10:00 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A group representing insurers has filed another test case over pandemic coverage in business interruption policies, following a landmark loss in a test case concerning […]

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Law firms circle insurers over COVID-19 business interruption claims
Class Actions 2021-01-15 2:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

At least five law firms are investigating lawsuits, including class action proceedings, in the wake of a landmark test case on COVID-19 exclusions for business […]

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High Court asked to hear $10B COVID-19 business interruption case
Insurance 2020-12-18 10:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Insurance Council of Australia has asked the High Court to weigh in on its case against COVID-19 related claims in business interruption policies, following […]

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Insurers lose COVID-19 business interruption test case
Insurance 2020-11-18 11:31 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Insurers will face a flood of pandemic-related claims after an appeals court ruled in a test case brought by the Insurance Council that certain infectious […]

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Insurers slam The Star’s ‘misconceived’ COVID-19 coverage case
Insurance 2020-09-28 2:51 pm By Christine Caulfield

COVID-19 was clearly excluded from the business interruption insurance policy taken out by The Star, and a lawsuit seeking coverage for economic loss resulting from […]

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The Star’s COVID-19 insurance test case incomplete, court hears
Insurance 2020-09-08 4:49 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Insurers for The Star have told a court that the casino’s lawsuit, which seeks to resolve threshold policy coverage issues in a bid to claim […]

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‘Not an idle or disinterested bystander’: Funder hit with costs for failed real estate case
Real Estate 2020-05-27 7:51 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A court has ruled that a litigation funder backing an unsuccessful real estate lawsuit by two broke plaintiffs must cover the legal costs after finding […]

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