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QBE Insurance files COVID-19 business interruption test case
Coronavirus 2021-04-15 9:15 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Insurance giant QBE Insurance Australia has launched a COVID-19 business interruption test case in the Federal Court, following a landmark loss for insurers in the […]

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Hannover Life in $12M battle with ATO over input tax credits
Tax 2021-04-15 3:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

Hannover Life Re of Australasia has launch a courtroom challenge to a decision by the Australian Taxation Office which rejected $12 million in input tax […]

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Telstra worker loses appeal over 2:30 am injury on work trip
Employment 2021-04-13 2:25 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A former Telstra employee has lost her challenge to a ruling which denied her workers compensation for a hip injury suffered after a night out […]

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Nine settles John Hewson defamation suit over ‘seriously dishonest’ report
Defamation 2021-04-12 4:01 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Nine has agreed to settle a defamation lawsuit by former Liberal leader John Hewson alleging a report by A Current Affair about his insurance firm […]

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Quintis class action settlement could get $11M boost after insurers come up short
Insurance 2021-04-06 3:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

A lengthy dispute over insurance in a settled class action against sandalwood producer Quintis has been resolved, with the Federal Court rejecting a challenge by […]

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Greensill Bank to avoid asset seizure for now as Australian creditors named
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-03-31 6:18 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has allowed a German bank owned by Greensill Capital, which owes creditors over $1.75 billion, to temporarily avoid seizure of its assets as […]

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Plastic surgeon named in breast implants class action locked in legal battle with insurers
Insurance 2021-03-29 2:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

A court has ordered Avant Insurance to supply certain documents to a plastic surgeon seeking coverage for legal costs of defending a class action against […]

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CBA denies fiduciary duty owed to group members in insurance ‘rort’ class action
Class Actions 2021-03-29 1:18 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two Commonwealth Bank of Australia subsidiaries have denied that they owed fiduciary duties to group members in a class action over allegedly excessive insurance premiums […]

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AIG can’t avoid bill for Murray Goulburn class action, judge rules
Insurance 2021-03-26 6:22 pm By Miklos Bolza

Insurer AIG Australia will have to pay collapsed diary processing firm Murray Goulburn at least $8.85 million after a court ruled it was liable to […]

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Linchpin Capital investors want to add insurers to class action
Class Actions 2021-03-26 12:41 pm By Christine Caulfield

A class action by investors of collapsed Linchpin Capital against the company’s former directors wants to join their insurers as defendants to the proceedings. A […]

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