|Date||Name Of Matter||Citation/Court||Details|
|15/05/2008||A Goninan Ltd v Direct Engineering Services Pty Ltd (No.2)|| WASCA 112||
On appeal client was successful. Rail maintenance company client. Subrogated claim by insurer. Agreement by contractor to obtain insurance for sub-contractors. Damage by fire to construction works by sub-contractor’s negligence. Insurance of sub-contractors. Application for special leave to appeal to the High Court dismissed  HCATrans 380
|01/12/2007||Vero Insurance Ltd v Harden-Jones|| WADC 210||
Client was successful. Interlocutory decision. Housing indemnity insurance. Whether indemnity by builder re-insurance. Illegality. Application to strike out pleading.
|19/06/2007||Vero Insurance Ltd v Harden-Jones|| WADC 98||
Client was successful. Interlocutory decision. Housing indemnity insurance. Whether indemnity by builder re-insurance. Illegality. Summary judgment.
|08/06/2006||Allison Pty Ltd v Lumley General Insurance Ltd (“Pilbara Pilot”)|| WASC 104||
Marine insurance. Loss of vessel in cyclone. Whether claim excluded because vessel not moored on cyclone proof mooring.
|11/10/2005||Allianz Australian Insurance Ltd v Peters & Brownes Group|| WASCA 195||
Dispute between workers’ compensation insurers. Liability to indemnify employer
|12/08/2005||Techfarm Pty Ltd v AXA Insurance Australia Pty Ltd|| WASCA 151||
Property insurance. Loss of orchids. Inspection of documents. Legal professional privilege. Investigation of insurance claim
|30/07/2004||Techfarm Pty Ltd v AXA Insurance Australia Pty Ltd|| WASC 166||
Inspection of documents. Legal professional privilege. Investigation of insurance claim
|26/05/2004||Insurance Commission of Western Australia v Container Handlers Pty Ltd|| HCA 24 (2004) 218 CLR 89||
Compulsory third party injury motor vehicle insurance. Meaning of “directly caused by, or by the driving of, the vehicle”.
|05/08/2003||Gibbs v Mercantile Mutual Pty Ltd|| HCA 39 (2003) 214 CLR 604||
Marine insurance. Liability cover. Meaning of the “sea”.
|13/12/2001||Moltoni Corporation Pty Ltd v QBE Insurance|| HCA 73 (2001) 205 CLR 149||
Insurance contract. Employers’ indemnity. Loss of chance. Prejudice. Section 54 of the Insurance Contracts Act
|16/11/2001||Thiess Contracts Pty Ltd v Norcon Pty Ltd|| WASCA 364||
Contract to obtain insurance. Indemnity dispute. Public liability
|29/08/2001||Mercantile Mutual Insurance v Gibbs & Ors|| WASCA 271 (2001) 24 WAR 453||
Marine insurance. Liability cover. Meaning of the “sea”. Appeal to High Court of Australia dismissed  HCA 39
|05/06/2001||Packer v Cigna Insurance|| WASCA 171||
Disability insurance. Limitation period
|13/02/2001||Leighton Holdings Ltd v HIH Casualty & General Insurance Ltd|| WASC 34||
Construction insurance. Strike out.
|17/01/2001||Benson Brown v HIH Casualty & General Ins|| WASC 6||
Marine insurance . Non-disclosure. Alleged misrepresentation and arson.
|22/12/2000||Packer v Cigna Insurance|| WASCA 415 (2000) 23 WAR 159||
Disability insurance. Limitation period
|02/04/2000||QBE Insurance v Moltoni Corporation Pty Ltd|| WASCA 82 (2000) 22 WAR 148||
Employer’s liability insurance. Prejudice to insurer. Decision overturned by High Court of Australia  HCA 73
|14/01/2000||Packer v Cigna Insurance|| WADC 3||
|12/11/1999||Morrell v Mercantile Mutual Insurance||(1999) 21 WAR 451||
Marine insurance. Procedure. Joinder of parties to appeal.
|23/04/1999||Symons v Moltoni Corporation Pty Ltd||District Court of WA||
Employer’s liability. Insurance indemnity.
|21/04/1999||Morrell v Harford & Gibbs & Paraglide Pty Ltd||District Court of WA||
Public liability. Marine insurance
|30/07/1998||Fala v FAI Insurance||District Court of WA (1998) 19 SR(WA) 355||
Motor vehicle insurance. Alleged arson.
|10/06/1998||Goldsworthy v Eltin Open Pit Operations||District Court of WA||
Insurance. Indemnity. Public liability
|19/04/1998||Woodside Petroleum Development Pty Ltd v H&R-E&W Pty Ltd & Ors||(1998) 18 WAR 539||
Marine insurance. Subrogation. Negligence. Engineers.
|04/12/1997||Woodside Petroleum Development Pty Ltd v H&R-E&W Pty Ltd & Ors||(1998) 18 WAR 539 (1998) 10 ANZ IC 61-395||
Marine insurance. Negligence. Engineers
|21/08/1997||Murcia Holdings Pty Ltd v City of Nedlands||Supreme Court of WA||
Municipal liability scheme cover. Statutory Authority liability. Economic loss. Alleged negligent representation and dealing with town planning
|09/06/1997||Murcia Holdings Pty Ltd v City of Nedlands||Supreme Court of WA||
Municipal liability scheme cover. Statutory Authority liability. Economic loss. . Alleged negligent representation and dealing with town planning
|02/05/1997||Rose v SGIO Insurance||Supreme Court of WA||
Motor vehicle insurance
|28/02/1997||Sun Alliance & Royal Insurance v Brandrill & Goddard Insurance Brokers||WA Full Court||
Public liability insurance
|06/12/1996||Co-operative Bulk Handling Pty Ltd v Jennings Industries Ltd||(1997) 17 WAR 257 (1997) 9 ANZ IC 61-355||
Employer’s indemnity. Public liability. Motor vehicle injury.
|16/08/1996||Hacai Pty Ltd v Rigil Kent Pty Ltd||WA Full Court||
Public liability insurance. Contribution. Lease.
|06/03/1996||Kelly v New Zealand Insurance||WA Full Court (1996) 9 ANZ IC 61-317||
House contents insurance. S54. Good faith.
|09/01/1995||Co-operative Bulk Handling Ltd v Jennings Industries Ltd||Supreme Court of WA (1995) 8 ANZ IC 61-286||
Public liability insurance. Subrogation. Claim against co-insured.
|18/12/1994||Brown v Hacai Pty Ltd||District Court of WA||
Public liability insurance. Contribution. Lease
|30/11/1994||Makowski v TVW Enterprises Ltd||Supreme Court of WA||
Employers indemnity. Successive insurers. Issue estoppel
|17/09/1993||Kelly v New Zealand Insurance||Supreme Court of WA (1993) 7 ANZIC 61-197||
Insurance. House contents. S54. Good faith.
|21/05/1993||Caunt v Commercial Union||District Court of WA||
|04/06/1992||Frichot v RAC||District Court of WA (1994) 9 SR(WA) 147||
Motor vehicle insurance.
|28/04/1992||Kelly v New Zealand Insurance||Supreme Court of WA||
Household contents insurance. S54. Good faith.
|05/09/1991||GRE Insurance v Bristile||WA Full Court (1991) 5 WAR 440||
|22/03/1991||Bristile v Boules||District Court of WA||
|12/07/1990||Co-operative Bulk Handling v SGIC||WA Full Court (1990) 3 WAR 145||
Insurance. Subrogation. Indemnity
|10/08/1989||Cooperative Bulk Handling v SGIC||Supreme Court of WA (1988) 1 WAR 206||