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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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17 November 2022 | Law reform in class actions and litigation funding in Australia

This article considers some of the issues surrounding class actions including competing class actions and the regulation of litigation funders.
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2 November 2022 | ATE insurance: what is it and how might litigants benefit from its use

ATE insurance is now starting to gain traction in Australia and can hopefully assist in increasing access to litigation.
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10 October 2022 | Cyber Insurance: global trends, insurance capacity and pricing

Global Insurance Law Connect (GILC) this week launched its inaugural Cyber Insurance report. Sparke Helmore is the sole Australian representative of GILC.
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12 September 2022 | Health Care Update - Issue 10

In this issue, we focus on new trends and challenges in the cosmetic surgery industry in Australia and abroad, including
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24 August 2022 | Time barred personal injury claim? Consider this before filing a strike out application.

The recent Victorian County Court decision has seen an injured worker being granted leave to bring an action 16 years and 7 months after the date of injury.
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15 August 2022 | Our Commercial Insurance team brings home the trophy at the Lawyers Weekly Law Awards!

Our Commercial Insurance team is on a winning stream as it takes home the Lawyers Weekly Insurance Team of the Year at the annual Lawyers Weekly Law Awards.
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9 August 2022 | Registration for the Dive In Festival opens on 9 August and this year, it's all about #BraverCultures!

Sparke Helmore is proud to be a supporter of the 2022 Dive In Festival. Registration opens on 9 August with the Festival itself running from 27 to 29 September.
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1 June 2022 | Medical Panel not convinced by complaints of pain-Supreme Court upholds Panel's findings

This article explores the background to Danica Miletic v ANZ Banking Group Limited [2022] VSC 240 and highlights the key considerations behind the decision.
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31 May 2022 | Reasonable Precaution clauses and conditions precedent: Court of Appeal weighs in on construction and application

We follow this case from the decision at first instance through to the recent Appeal finding, highlighting the key takeaways of the decision, including for brokers and insurers.
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20 May 2022 | A big win for Sparke Helmore's insurance team at the Australasian Law Awards!

Congratulations to our insurance team who won Insurance Specialist Firm of the Year at the Australasian Law Awards.

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