Product Recall 28/02/2017

Product Recall’s for Australia this week include: Swann Communications Pty Ltd — Wireless Door Chimes Read more Action Sports Equipment Pty Ltd — Action 3 Unit Swing Set with Slide Read more Fox Factory — Float X2 mountain bike rear shock absorbers

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CASA – Travelling with batteries

I’m travelling at the moment, partly for research on the next couple of books I have planned and want to take a camera. With all the problems with batteries of late, I thought I would check how i’m best to carry them safely. I found this video issues by CASA, the Civil Aviation Safety Authority of Australia, which I found most useful in answering my […]

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ANNOUNCEMENT: LMI Group’s 7th electronic service

  One of the driving forces for me personally and the LMI Group, where it is enshrined in our mission statement, is to reduce the level of under insurance. We have tackled this previously with products like BICalculator.com, the Australian Building Cost Calculator and the Under-insurance calculator, the latter two available as free apps. What we have struggled with is the accurate calculation of business […]

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Product Safety Recall – 21/02/2017

Latest updates from Product Safety Australia Groupe Sportif Pty Ltd — Haibike Xduro Urban bicycle Read more Mazda Australia Pty Ltd — Mazda2, Mazda3, Mazda6 Read more Jaguar Land Rover — Jaguar XE 2.0L Diesel – 2016MY Read more See Product Safety Recalls Australia for more.

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Our insurance library continues to grow thanks to your support

As many of you know LMI have created arguably one of the largest libraries in Australasia of insurance texts and publications. While we do add to it each year with purchases of new books that come onto the market in addition to those by Steve Manning and myself, we do rely heavily on the donations (of books and memorabilia) we receive from insurers, brokers and professionals […]

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Reader question about proximate cause in tsunami incidents

Dear Professor Manning, Firstly thank you for your blog and books which I refer to almost daily.  In my career I have learned more from your writing & seminars than from any other source. My sister is a geologist and tsunami expert who writes articles & papers about how to prepare for a tsunami.  She recently asked me some questions about insurance for which I […]

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Scam watch

I could just about start a separate blog for scam alerts there are so many different forms of email and phone scams of late. Here is just one to be wary of.

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Insurance – Unfairly vilified

This week on FM Radio, Triple M, the insurance industry was once again vilified, this time by the hosts of breakfast radio. The background of the matter was that one of the journalists was hit in the rear while driving across the Bolte bridge, and as a result of the hit, was pushed into the vehicle in front of him. The vehicle that caused the […]

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Product Safety Recall – 10th February 2017

This week’s product safety recall includes the following: Jaguar Land Rover Australia — MY 2016 & 2017 Range Rover, Range Rover Sport and Range Rover Evoque Read more Automobili Lamborghini — 2012 to 2017 Aventador Coupe & Roadster Read more Cape Wholefoods — Maree Wilkinson Vanilla Pancake Mix, Chocolate Cake Mix & Raspberry Cacao Granola

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Product Safety Update

This week’s product safety recalls are as follows:  AL-KO International Pty Ltd — Braked axles 10″ Electric fitted to caravans and camper trailers Read more Jaguar Land Rover Australia Pty Ltd — Jaguar XF (X250) 2.0L GTDi petrol engine Read more Australian Postal Corporation — Hot Topic Glass Bottle 650mL

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