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Sandstrom v FSS Trustee Corporation & Anor [2020] NSWSC 200 Applicable Legal Principles – Interpretation of the ETE Clause ETE clause policy wordings similar to those in the FSS Policy and the PBRI Policy have received extensive judicial consideration both at first instance and on appeal. From those cases statements of applicable principle can be…

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Sandstrom v FSS Trustee Corporation & Anor [2020] NSWSC 200 Applicable Legal Principles – Duties and Procedures of Decision-Makers Slattery J The law defining the scope of the duties of decision-makers dealing with claims by members of superannuation funds for whom the trustee has obtained TPD insurance cover is well established. That law and the…

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Best v Rosamond [2020] NSWCA 90 http://www.austlii.edu.au/cgi-bin/viewdoc/au/cases/nsw/NSWCA//2020/90.html 32 The primary judge held that even if his Honour were to believe the appellant’s evidence that he began to struggle from the emotional impact of the assault only later, in October 2015, this did not address the critical question: “[35] … But for reasons I have referred…

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Haselhurst v Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Ltd t/as Toyota Australia; Whisson v Subaru (Aust) Pty Ltd; Kularathne v Honda Australia Pty Ltd; Brewster v BMW Australia Ltd; Bond v Nissan Motor Co (Australia) Pty Ltd; Coates v Mazda Australia Pty Ltd; Dwyer v Volkswagen Group Australia Pty Ltd t/as Volkswagen Australia [2020] NSWCA 66 (22…

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Hallmark Construction Pty Ltd v Brett Harford; Copeland Building Services Pty Ltd v Hallmark Construction Pty Ltd; Hallmark Construction Pty Ltd v Harford Transport Pty Ltd [2020] NSWCA 41 On 24 May 2013, before dawn, Brett Harford was delivering supplies to a building site in Homebush West. On arrival, the builder’s supervisor, Mr Isaia, directed him…

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Pomare v Whyte [2019] NSWCA 317 On 18 April 2012 the appellant, Mr Kereopa Pomare, was travelling in a prime mover on the Silver City Highway west of Wentworth. The prime mover was travelling approximately 100 km per hour and collided with an Angus bull, causing the prime mover to overturn and Mr Pomare was…

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Murgolo v AAI Ltd t/as AAMI [2019] NSWCA 295 In 2012 Mr Murgolo was a sub-contractor working on a building site at Miranda Public School. On 19 January 2012, Mr Murgolo was injured when two workers were allegedly negligent in failing to secure an acrow prop, which fell and caused an injury to Mr Murgolo’s…

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Allianz Australia Insurance Ltd v Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s of London Subscribing to Policy Number B105809GCOM0430 [2019] NSWCA 271 3. The approach to the question raised in the present case was set out by Payne JA in Lambert Leasing Inc v QBE Insurance (Australia) Ltd (2016) 93 NSWLR 166; [2016] NSWCA 254 at [178], namely, that each policy…

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