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Insurance Specialists

SMD Lawyers core strength is insurance litigation. and the firm acts for international, national and state underwriters, underwriting agencies and claim managers. Our combined experience extends to every class of policy coverage, statutory insurance scheme including self-insured Workcover claims) as well as drafting and interpreting Product Disclosure Statements.

Our insurance litigation experience includes:

  • Domestic/commercial property and liability
  • Commercial/Fleet motor
  • Plant and equipment
  • ISR and Construction risk
  • Product and public liability
  • Personal injuries, including self-insured WorkCover
  • Marine cargo/carriers liability
  • Indemnity advice and policy interpretation
  • Fraud and misrepresentation investigations and advice
  • Fidelity guarantee/li>
  • Life and Disability
  • Representation in Civil and Administrative Tribunals nationally

Our Reputation

The firm’s reputation as a specialised insurance practice recently resulted in being engaged by the latest Queensland based underwriting agency to draft their brief of documents to commence operations in Australia, including separate home, contents and residential strata PDS’s, the respective Key Facts Statements, Privacy and Cookies policies and an Authorised Broker Agreement. Our knowledge of insurance law coupled with our litigation experience enables us to provide legal services to our clients at the highest professional standard Australia wide.