Geoffrey Hancy - Barrister

QBE Insurance (Australia) Limited v BB

[2022] WASCA 61

Claim by school against three liability insurers, QBE, IAG, and Berkshire Hathaway, for liability for damages payable to former student for injury from sexual abuse by teacher in 1988.   Indemnity disputed by QBE on ground school failed to comply with “reasonable precautions” condition.  QBE failed at trial and on appeal.  IAG, client was successful in opposing QBE’s appeal.

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