Voting has now opened for the finalists of the 2018 Northern Territory Insurance Awards, cast your vote here. I support the Territory Insurance Conference each year for both its education and recognition of the excellence in the insurance industry. Good luck to all nominees.
Hello Allan, I have a claim where the Insured has two policies. One insurer [Insurer X] is deducting the gross settlement from other insurer [Insurer Y] from their settlement so the client is in effect worse off by taking out a second policy. Fundamentally, I cannot agree with an insurers approach and feel that despite our insured purchasing additional cover through a second insurer to […]
Today, I consider to be a great day, for it is when I completed the final proof read of my latest book. This one is different as for the first time I co-authored with my daughter, Susan. The book looks at 6 major events over Chicago’s history. These are: The Great Chicago Fire The Haymarket Riots The Iroquois Theatre Fire SS Eastland Tylenol Murders The […]
A special THANK YOU today to Roderick’s Insurance brokers including Keith Roderick and Sean Dalton for your kind donation to the ever-growing LMI Library. What you see above is just a selection of the books we have available for anyone to come and read, in our Melbourne office. While Insurance is the focus we are lucky enough to have books on many things, from law, […]
On the business.gov.au website under a section looking at Market Stall‘s, they describe public liability insurance as the following: “Public liability insurance protects you against claims for property damage and bodily injury such as a product you’ve sold negligently causing a fire.” [Source: business.gov.au] As anyone in the insurance industry knows, this is not public liability but product liability. Thank you Kay Jackson from Simplex […]
I have recently been assisting in getting the message out about often misunderstood and confusing insurance topics. Here are a couple of recent articles I have made comment on for the author: How to save money on roadside assistance and avoid being ripped off The funeral insurance rip-off hurting Australia’s most vulnerable
I finally got the opportunity to visit the exhibition on Lord Atkin – from Queensland to the House of Lords. While everyone who has studied law or legal studies knows of his famous decision in Donoghue v Stevenson  (The snail in the Ale case, I have written a photobook on this all important case here), few people appreciate Lord Atkin was born in Brisbane. […]