Gow Gates Posts

What does Contract Works Insurance cover?

September 24, 2020

Construction has consistently been among the top few industries with the highest number of serious claims. The Australian Work Health and Safety Strategy 2012-2022 identified the construction industry as a priority due to the high number of work-related fatalities. Construction work is defined by SafeWork Australia as any work carried out in connection with the […]

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Is now the time to review your personal insurances?

September 9, 2020

Recently, we have seen a significant number of financial institutions hit with lawsuits in relation to misleading conduct, in particularly with advisors and planners promoting insurances with excessive premium amounts to their clients. Individuals and customers who seek guidance from financial advisors have the right to assume a certain level of proficiency. Financial advisors have […]

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Revisiting obvious risk in dangerous Recreational Activities

September 8, 2020

What this means for Insurers …. The New South Wales Court of Appeal has once again taken into consideration whether the ‘dangerous recreational activity defence’ applies in the context of a professional horse race. The NSW Court of Appeal has dismissed the appeal of Hari Singh (Appellant), a professional jockey, against Glenn Lynch (Respondent), another […]

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