Case Collective Episode 9: Beware the broad construction

Flynn Harch

On this episode, BN’s Kingsley Grimshaw and Flynn Harch discuss a selection of ‘hot off the press’ cases which include the consideration of what it means to ‘use’ a motor vehicle, a dual insurance fight and a successful denial of cover based on misrepresentations, non-disclosure and fraud.

  • The ‘use’ of a vehicle isn’t confined to circumstances where the vehicle is being driven – 00:33
  • The intention of the parties is paramount when determining the scope of a liability exclusion clause – 4:30
  • Don’t get tripped up – the importance of carrying out inspections properly – 8:27
  • Insured’s dishonesty not taken lightly by the Supreme Court of NSW – 12:30

This episode was edited by Audio Advantage.

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