Recent Cases

AIG Insurance Ltd v Hanna [2024] NSWCA 91 (24 April 2024) (Payne and Mitchelmore JJA, Griffiths AJA)


Catchwords:


INSURANCE — public liability insurance — where insured was builder responsible for construction site — where formworker slipped and fell from scaffolding — where insurer repudiated the policy because of misrepresentations by insured — whether the policy responded to liability assumed by a consent judgment — whether insured needed to prove that he was liable to the formworker — whether the settlement amount was reasonable

APPEALS — amendment of notice of appeal — whether leave should be granted to run a new ground of appeal — where argument not put below — where argument may have been met by further evidence at trial