Books glorious books – LMI Library continues to grow

Books glorious books – LMI Library continues to grow

The LMI Library continues to grow through 3 methods. Purchases we make when we see a newly published book on an insurance or risk management topic; Books that I or the team at LMI publish; and The very generous donations by those in the insurance industry who are looking for a good home for their own collection/library. Over the past week we received two wonderful […]

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Take care on reducing coverages

As the team at PolicyComparison.com go through new policies and update, they bring to my attention any changes that gives them concern. What is being noticed is, at the same time rates are increasing in many classes of general insurance,  some new and/or broader in their effect exclusions are being introduced and that these could easily be missed. One such change has been the introduction […]

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Blog Question: Territorial Limits under a Combined General Liability (CGL) policy

I received this question overnight. ——————————————- Hi Allan I follow you on LinkedIn and find your articles very informative and whilst I’ve never had to ask you a specific question I’m hoping you may be able to shed some light on the following. I have a client who imports Underground Conveyor Chain Equipment used in Underground Coal Mines from the USA and my concern is […]

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Well done Chubb and Lockton on no longer selling Carry Guard (gun) insurance

I would like to add my support for the decision taken by insurer Chubb Insurance and insurance broker Lockton to no longer support the National Rifle Association (NRA’S) Carry Guard insurance program in the United States which did provide liability coverage for NRA members who use their fire arms in self defence. This will leave a gap in coverage as most of the home policies I […]

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Product Safety Australia – Recalls 17 January 2018

This week’s product recalls includes the following: Jetpilot Australia Pty Ltd — The Cause Kids Neo Vest Personal Flotation Device (PFD) Read more Honda Motor Co. Ltd — GL1800 Goldwing Motor Cycle Read more Le Rose Nominees Pty Ltd — Fruit Mince Tarts Read more Tassal Operations Pty Ltd — Tasmanian Smokehouse Australia Sliced Smoked Salmon Read more Murray River Organics Pty Ltd — Coconut […]

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Product Recalls Australia – 31 October 2017

This week’s product recalls includes the following: Volvo Group Australia — Metroliner, Trident, Titan, Granite and Superliner Mack Trucks 27 OCT 2017 Volvo Group Australia — Metroliner, Granite, Trident, Titan and Superliner Mack Trucks 26 OCT 2017 Jayco Corporation Pty Ltd — Jayco Freedom Campervan TH.15 26 OCT 2017 Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific Pty Ltd — Mercedes-Benz “E” Class Passenger Cars 25 OCT 2017 Target Australia Pty […]

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Product Recalls Australia – 26 September 2017

This week’s product recalls includes the following: Knog Pty Ltd — Knog Frog Strobe Bicycle Light Read more Mazda Australia Pty Ltd — Mazda BT-50 Read more Cyclingdeal — Road Mountain Bike Bicycle Cycling Adult Helmet Read more Lenoxx Electronics Aust Pty Ltd — Electric Blanket Read more

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Product Safety Recalls Australia – 06/06/2017

Some of this week’s product recalls includes the following: Sunbeam Corporation Pty Ltd — Sunbeam Sous Chef™ Stir Multi Cooker; Model MU3000 Read more Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific Pty Ltd — Mercedes-Benz “CLA” and “GLA” class passenger vehicles Read more Isuzu Australia Limited — NQR series vehicles Read more Wens Bros Trading Pty Ltd — Elastic Luggage Straps Read more Wens Bros Trading Pty Ltd — Assorted […]

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A disturbing response to my post today on buying business insurance direct – Get Ready for a Manning Rant!

In response to my earlier post today I received this email from a distressed broker. Thanks yet again Allan for your insights. Yes; it is extremely distressing to note the upsurge in the so-called ‘direct’ market influence. I’m going to be very blunt now & tell you about an experience I’ve had during the last week. The son of a very loyal commercial client of 30 […]

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What happens when the V8 super cars knock on your door?

Dear Prof. Manning, I find myself in a difficult situation and have not been able to get any clear guidance, except to contact you. I’ll try and keep it short mainly because I am now thoroughly confused and overwhelmed. We live in Newcastle, our home is an 1890’s Terrace listed on the State Heritage Register. We have the V8 Supercar Race touted to be heading […]

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