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Welcome to Insurance Matters, your online resource for all things Insurance.

On this page you will find our latest thinking in the form of alerts, publications, articles, opinions and podcasts. With our insights all in the one place, we aim to make it as easy as possible to find what you are looking for to support you in how you do business every day.

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28 October 2020 | Public safety trumps historical aesthetics—Court of Appeal revisits the CLA

In a recent personal injury case, the Court of Appeal's Decision delves into Civil Liability Act defences and reinforces a reluctance to impose a duty of care on individual carers.
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18 September 2020 | New South Wales Court of Appeal clarifies entitlement to claim hire car costs in motor vehicle property damage disputes

This decision outlines the requirements to claim hire car costs in vehicle property damage disputes, including those involving luxury vehicles.
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15 September 2020 | Health Care Update Issue 8

Health Care Update Issue 8 features insights from our national team of expert health lawyers on significant cases and changes affecting practitioners, clinics and insurers.
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15 May 2020 | Garry Nutt, a 2021 Best Lawyers "Lawyer Of The Year Award" winner

We chat with Garry about COVID-19's impact, the skills lawyers in personal injury should have, Benjamin Law's "Growing Up Queer in Australia" and more.
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30 April 2020 | Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety – Where are we heading in 2020?

Lani Carter shares the latest on the Royal Commission into Aged Care and asks where to next given hearings have been suspended until at least the end of May 2020 due to COVID-19.
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24 April 2020 | The rise–and rise–of cyber and privacy

Cyber and data privacy is a global issue. Edward Osborne explains the trends and challenges insurers need to keep top of mind as they continue to deliver on tech-driven business models.
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23 April 2020 | COVID-19 and the General Insurance Code of Practice's financial hardship provisions

Many insurers have immediately responded to the financial devastation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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31 March 2020 | Changes to foreign investment framework

Partner Sally Weatherstone discusses the temporary key changes to the way foreign investment into Australia will be dealt with during COVID-19.
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10 February 2020 | WA Supreme Court decides psychiatrist's interview can't be recorded

Partner Piet Jarman examines a Western Australian decision where a plaintiff wanted to record a medical appointment arranged by a defendant
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14 January 2020 | Negligence—Civil Liability Act principles revisited: public authorities and carers

Sydney Partner Chris Wood looks at a NSW Supreme Court decision that found a warning must be specific to a risk for it be a "risk warning" under the Civil Liability Act.

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