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Lloyd’s denies ‘incomprehensible’ claims in COVID-19 business interruption class action
Coronavirus 2021-09-10 3:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

Insurance giant Lloyd’s has rejected what it calls an “incomprehensible” class action pleading by Australian businesses that argue its business interruption policies should have indemnified […]

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First hearing in mandatory COVID-19 vaccination legal challenge draws big crowd
Coronavirus 2021-09-09 5:09 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A judge has found three lawsuits contesting compulsory COVID-19 vaccination orders by the New South Wales health minister should be heard together given the importance […]

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Law firms say more COVID-19 cost cutting measures not on the cards
Business of Law 2021-09-09 9:50 pm By Cindy Cameronne

When COVID-19 first hit Australia, law firms braced for the major disruption that the pandemic and resulting lockdowns would cause to business. Many of the […]

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Lockdown didn’t trigger business interruption policy in COVID-19 test case, IAG tells court
Insurance 2021-09-06 10:05 pm By Christine Caulfield

Lockdown orders by the Victorian government and an international travel ban in place last year during the first wave of COVID-19 did not trigger a […]

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IAG hit with class action over COVID-19 business interruption claims
Class Actions 2021-09-03 4:00 pm By Miklos Bolza

Insurance Australia has been hit with a class action by business owners whose claims for business interruption losses caused by the COVID-19 pandemic have been […]

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‘Some might also die’: Judge denies religious leaders’ bid for lockdown exemption
Coronavirus 2021-09-03 9:39 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has thrown out an urgent bid by Australian religious leaders for a temporary exemption from COVID-19 lockdown orders in NSW and Victoria to […]

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Next wave of COVID-19 litigation expected ‘sooner rather than later’
Feature 2021-09-01 9:25 pm By Cindy Cameronne

As states across Australia grapple with lockdowns and rising COVID-19 cases, lawyers practising in a range of areas, from employment to insurance, are bracing for […]

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Judge in ASIC’s first COVID-19 case says legal team swap no excuse for defaulting on orders
ASIC 2021-09-01 1:55 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The judge overseeing ASIC’s first COVID-19-related case has criticised personal lender ClearLoans’ delay in responding to the case, saying a change in the company’s legal […]

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Firms get creative to help locked-down lawyers stay connected
Business of Law 2021-08-27 11:34 pm By Bianca Hrovat

With the Delta variant of the coronavirus thrusting Australia’s largest cities back into a protracted lockdown, lawyers forced to return to remote work for the […]

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Insurers want to stay COVID-19 insurance class actions
Coronavirus 2021-08-24 4:26 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Insurers Lloyds Australia and QBE want class actions by policyholders who were denied business interruption coverage for COVID-related shutdowns stayed until a related test case […]

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