Property & Injury Liability Insurance

Carter Newell Lawyers is an award winning specialist law firm providing legal advice to Australian and international corporate clients.

Led by partners Rebecca StevensGlenn Biggs, Michael Bath in Sydney, Ben Hall in Melbourne, Peter Dovolil and Milton Latta, and Danielle Skinner in Sydney, the Property & Injury Liability team acts for insurers, brokers, underwriters and claims companies, as well as corporate insureds. 

Our team advises clients on the following issues:

  • Retail, shopping centres and commercial property owners' and occupiers' liability
  • Products' liability, products' recall and products' guarantees
  • Heavy vehicle and motor vehicle claims and recoveries
  • Fire claims and recoveries
  • Community organisations, including schools, child and aged care facilities
  • Sporting and recreation
  • Hospitability, hoteliers and security
  • Accident & Health
  • Mining Services

In this high demand sector of insurance, our property and injury liability lawyers are well versed in tort reform legislation and the application of personal injury awards. This experience and knowledge is showcased in our publication of the Australian Civil Liability Guide - now in its 11th edition. Our expertise, gained from handling hundreds of claims, mediations and court procedures, ensures our clients benefit by receiving the very best advice and resolution strategies.

Also recently published is the 14th edition Injury Liability Gazettecovering recent decisions relating to damages, occupiers’ liability, sports & recreational activities, state & local authorities and workplace law. This edition is aimed at providing a useful resource on cases relevant to insurance professionals and highlights, to insurers and insureds alike, key risks regularly faced. 

Publications and Presentations

Professional Guides and other documents